Jean-Claude Wicky

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Jean-Claude Wicky
Jean-Claude Wicky à La Neuveville.jpg
Born (1946-01-28) 28 January 1946 (age 72)
Moutier, Switzerland
Died31 July 2016
Biel/Bienne, Switzerland
NationalitySwiss
OccupationPhotographer

Jean-Claude Wicky (28 January 1946 – 31 July 2016) was a photographer noted for his series on Bolivian miners (1984–2001).

Biography[edit]

Wicky was born in 1946 in Moutier, Switzerland.[1] His photos have been exhibited at the Swiss Foundation for Photography, the Musée de l'Élysée in Lausanne, and the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, as well as in magazines including GEO and Smithsonian Magazine.[1]

He died 31 July 2016, in Biel, Switzerland, at age 70.[2]

Works[edit]

  • Mineros, 2002, ISBN 2-7427-4062-7 (French), ISBN 84-7782-826-1 (Spanish), ISBN 3-926318-53-8 (German).

Films[edit]

  • Every Day is Night, 2010, [1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Jean-Claude Wicky". SwissFilms.ch. Archived from the original on 5 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Jean-Claude Wicky s'est éteint / Jean-Claude Wicky died". Le Quotidien. 2 August 2016. Archived from the original on 5 August 2016. Retrieved 5 August 2016. Le photographe prévôtois Jean-Claude Wicky est décédé dimanche soir / The photographer Jean-Claude Wicky died Sunday night

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