SELECTED SHOWS & SELECTIONS
2017
ARRESTING FRAGMENTS OF THE WORLD, Kunsthaus Langenthal
State of the Art, Lilyrobert, Paris
2016
GIVE ME SPACE
solo show, Seen Fifteen - London
Meta Filtres
solo show, La filature - Mulhouse
Neochamanism is not a crime,
festival Mos espa - Genève
Too Much
duo show, with Seen Fifteen, Unseen - Amsterdam
A Rock Is A River
Foto Festival Verzasca
Empty Bellies
galerie Axololtl - Toulon
Swiss Art Awards
Messeplatz - Basel
Double Je
Palais de Tokyo - Paris
Too much Metal for one hand
solo show, Quai n°1 - Vevey
Feminine, Masculine
Photo50, London Art Fair
Espèce d'image le Commun - BAC Genève
Art Genève
solo show with gallery Lily Robert - Paris

2015
[ 7] Places [7] Precarious Fields FOTOFESTIVAL - Sammlung Prinzhorn - Heidelberg
Too much Metal for one hand solo show at galerie Olivier Robert - Paris
Des seins à dessins Espace Arlaud - Lausanne
Falta Tropical with Sarah Burger at Project Space, Centre d'art Contemporain - Genève
A nos corps défendants Espace d'art graphique et Metaxu - Toulon
A Plastic Tool soloshow at Project Space, Centre d'art Contemporain - Genève
Destroy Build Destroy workshop with Ditto Press & Self publish, be happy, Tate modern (turbine hall) - London
I was a good kid galerie Olivier Robert - Paris
Masse statt Klasse 3 residency show at (former) LEAP, with ABA - Berlin
The day after Espace Labo - Genève
die basis Kunsthaus Langenthal

2014
Deutsche Vita Artspace WELL - Zürich
Youngland Everfast with U5 - Kunsthalle Arbon
Parasite with U5 - Kunsthalle Thun
448 Centre d'art Circuit - Lausanne
Against the grain Centre pour la photographie - Genève
Le banquet Villa Bernasconi - Genève
Collectif Rodynam featuring Maya Rochat "Hirndoping" Lokal-Int - Bienne

2013
ECAL Photography Galerie Azzedine Alaïa, Paris - ELAC Renens
A plastic tool Inflexion - Journées photographiques de Bienne
Une saison en enfer MAUVAIS SANG Le commun-BAC - Genève
Une saison en enfer Reste qu'à tomber amoureux d'un cactus Nuits des musées-Genève
Cherche appartement Group show at Centre pour la photographie - Genève
La revanche des bêtes, Master readings Solo show at Espace d'art St-Valentin-Lausanne

2012
A_nervous_system Maya Rochat&Philippe Gerlach, FOTOHOF Salzburg
Junge Menschen Group show - Fotomuseum Winterthur
MASSE STATT KLASSE II Solo show with collective RATS at Festival Images - Vevey
MASSE STATT KLASSE
Collective work.master show at USINE KUGLER - Genève
Mit ohne (MaPe) - group show - Espace URGENT PARADISE - Lausanne

2011
URGENT PARADISE - group show - Espace URGENT PARADISE - Lausanne
MAXIMALISM - group show with U5 - artespace Lessing - Zürich
Brütalität muss da sein Folklotopie, Espace Forde - Genève
Elegantia, decorum, defenestratio - Espace Démart - Lausanne

2010
F/STOP Festival 4.Internationale Fotografie Festival Leipzig
Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt, Darmstäter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstadt
Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt, Voies off, Arles
Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt, Plat(t)form (mention), Fotomuseum Winterthur

2009
Unter dem Pflaster, VFG, Centre pour la photographie, Genève
Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt, Diploma exhibition, ELAC, Renens
Unter dem Pflaster, Voies off, Les rencontres de la photographie, Arles
Unter dem Pflaster, Work in Progress 09, Les rencontres de la photographie, Arles

2008
Unter dem Pflaster, VFG Nachwuchsförderpreis (2nd prize), Zürich
Insomnia, Work in Progress 08, Les rencontres de la photographie, Arles
I decided not to say a word, Solo show, Galerie Halb Acht, Hamburg
Unter dem Pflaster, Fotofolgen, Solo show, Galerie der HFBK, Hamburg

PUBLICATIONS
Snapshoot FOAM magazine
YET magazine 09
Lausanne contemporain III
Le Phare Centre culturel Suisse
Unseen
Magazine
PARADE
Manuel Publication
Neverland Flofferz 01
A DIY Photobook Manual and Manifesto Self Publish, Be Happy
7P Fotofestival
Yet magazine - Lliaisons with Emile Barret
Queering photography
Photography & culture revue
Carpark magazine - pressure points
Yet magazine - A Plastic Tool
ECAL Photography, Hantje & Kantz
Playtime - Swiss mess Article by Bruno Ceschel, Aperture magazine
Portfolia, George magazine
SHARKS EAT MONKEYS featuring Aurelien Ballif, Carpark magazine
THE PHOTOBOOK REVIEW, Aperture New York, Article by Bruno Ceschel
Existe-île? Manuel Publication
hard copy, ID Pure Magazine
Junge Menschen Fotomuseum Winterthur
Doing it by the book British Journal of Photography
Procession (by collectif RATS)
Im Vergorgenen F/STOP Katalog
A last reading Moodwrestling
Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt Darmstäter Tage der Fotografie Revue
Fairytale and wonderland Kinki magazine (with Sophie Brasey for Mariel Manuel)
Climate changes cover photo for Domus
Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt Dienacht magazine
Unter dem Pflaster VFG, Nachwuchsförderpreis revue
These old glories Acid caramel
Brutalität muss da sein for Diary 16 magazine
Insomnia Work in Progress revue
Success (with Cyril Porchet) Cathedral magazine






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MAYA ROCHAT
born 14.08.1985
swiss / german




ARTIST EDITION
2017
A rock is a river Cahier published by Foto Festival Verzasca
2015
A Plastic Tool published by Meta/books
2014
Crystal Clear published by Edition Patrick Frey
Mystic fatal errors published by Edition Fästing blockare
2012
Vote for me ! published by HARDCOPY
Ma tête à couper published by HARDCOPY
2011
Brütalität muss da sein Folklotopie - The limit of an object published by Head - Genève & Forde
(Ma tête à couper) published by Die Rote Trude

WORKS IN COLLECTION

Fotomuseum Winthertur, Fotohof Salzburg, galerie Lily Robert, Ville de Lausanne, Galerie Duflon-Racz Bern, coll. privées

COLLECTIVE & ART DIRECTION
2015
Protein Fix group show curated with U5 at Project Space, Centre d'art Contemporain - Genève
2013
Hot Jam, Les Urbaines 2013 Collective show curated by Chri Frautschi & collectif RODYNAM, Futur Pôle Muséal, Lausanne / Sharks eat monkeys, Workshop with ECAL 3CV/PH, Urgent Paradise, Lausanne / Salefriche 2, Festival d'art sauvage, Genève
Cheese coma, Publication : Images by NEAR Photographers, edited by Maya Rochat with Raphael Verona, published by IDPURE éditions and NEAR
2012
Artist battle Let's Playa*, La minoterie V / Salefriche, Festival d'art sauvage, Genève
2011
Super aliment vitaminisé pour chiens, La minoterie IV
2010
Extra bleu ciel et festin cru, Minoterie II
La minoterie, collective show
Helm auf! Mund zu!, Collective show with Kollektiv Frappant, Hamburg

 







EDUCATION
2010-2012 : Work.master HEAD école d'art et de design Genève
Work.master, with mention
2009 : Prix de l’ECAL for exellence of the work for the work « Es stinkt der Mensch, solang er lebt »
2005-2009 : ECAL école cantonale d’art de Lausanne
Bachelor in visual communication, section photography with « mention très bien »
2008-2009 : HFBK Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg

AWARDS
2017 : Promotion des livres de photographie - Pro Helvetia
2016 : Laureate of the fondation A. Hermanjat Grant
2015 : Prix de la révèle photographique - Pro Helvetia
2014 : Promotion des livres de photographie - Pro Helvetia
2009 : VFG, Cpg Genève / sihlquai - Zürich (2nd prize)

Maya Rochat's work is supported by
Pro Helvetia, la Ville de Lausanne, l’Etat de Vaud, la Ville de Montreux & la fondation Burgauer.

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2016 : Verzasca, Artist-in-Residence
Domestic Haze with U5 - Singapore
2015 : Project space, Centre d’art Contemporain Genève
2014 - 2015 : Air Berlin Alexanderplatz
2012 : masse statt klasse with collective rats, Festival Images Vevey

TEACHING
ECAL, HEAD-Work.master, HFG Karlsruhe, CEC Emilie-Gourd, Têtard Ecole d'Arts Visuels, CFP Arts Appliqués Genève