A N N A - T I A B U S S


Anna-Tia Buss is a Swiss photographer based in Zurich and Geneva. Her artistic practice questions the feeling of belonging, identity and the experience of being a woman in our society. The projects are mainly photographically based, with touches of multimedia. In several of her works she explores a collaborative approach, inviting the participants to get involved in the creation of the works.

Anna-Tia is a member of the Swiss photographer association Near, The Pool Collective & Women Photograph.

Clients include: Tages Anzeiger, Times Magazin, NZZ, TX Group, Buzzfeed, Le Temps, Die Zeit, Beobachter Magazin, SRF3, Mooris.ch, UNHCR

Available for assignments and collaborations!



+41 (0)76 546 77 95



2016 - 2019 - BA Visual Communication - Camera Arts, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts, Switzerland

2019 - «Transcending documentary: storytelling as a tool for social change» with Tanya Habjouqa, International Summer School of Photography (ISSP) in Zalenieki, Latvia

2018 - Erasmus semester at the Danish School of Media and Journalism, Aarhus, Denmark.

2018 - Canon Student Programme at Visa Pour l’Image

2013 - 2015 - Swiss Federal Capacity Diploma for photography (CFC) at CEPV, Vevey, Switzerland.



Pomegranates grow in winter - outdoor exhibition in FotoforumZug, January 2024 - March 2024, Zoug, Switzerland


Pomegranates grow in winter - collective exhibition in Photoforum Pasquart , December 2023 - January 2024, Biel, Switzerland

Pomegranates grow in winter - Exhibition and book presentation at Never Stop Reading, October 2023, Zürich, Switzerland

Near group exhibition - Musée d’art de Pully, March-June 2023, Pully, Switzerland


I never realized - group exhibition at Jungkunst, October 2022, Winterthur, Switzerland

I never realized - collective exhibition at Athens Photo Festival, at the Benaki Museum, June-July 2022, Athens, Greece

I never realized - collective exhibition from the Pool Collective, OnCurating, September 2022, Zürich, Switzerland


They say time heals everything -  Installation in collective exhibition "Past Perfect" at Kunstpavillion , October 2021 , Lucerne, Switzerland

Pomegranates grow in winter  - book dummy exhibited at Riga Self publish 2021 at the ISSP Gallery,  June-July 2021, Riga, Latvia 

Delirium Of The Night -  Commission work for the Electron Festival 21, resulting in a collective exhibition at Le Commun, April - Mai 2021, Geneva, Switzerland


Pomegranates grow in winter  - book dummy  international exhibition tour  Kassel Book Dummy Award 2020

I never realized - collective exhibition at Corinthian Photography Festival at Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth,  November 2020, Corinth, Greece


I never realized - collective exhibition "Positionen zeitgenössische Künstlerinnen" at Kunstpavillion ,August - September 2019, Lucerne, Switzerland

I never realized - "print" collective exhibition of the India Photofest 2019, at the State Art Gallery, September - October 20th 2019, Hyderabad, India

I never realized - collective exhibition during the Fotofestival Lenzburg , May - June 2019, Lenzburg, Switzerland


I never realized - collective exhibition in Photoforum Pasquart , December 2018 - January 2019, Biel, Switzerland

Twenties - exhibited at La Grange de Dorigny , Mai 2018, Lausanne, Switzerland


I never realized published in December 2018 issue of International Photography Magazine

I never realized published in November 2018 issue of Marie Claire, Hungary

Photos of women's march 2019 in Bishkek Kygrysztan published in Slate fr


Pomegranates grow in winter  - Book project grant Canton Zürich, City of Zürich & prohelvetia

Portfolio nominated for the True Picture award 2022

Participation at Plat(t)form 2022 at Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland

Pomegranates grow in winter Shortlisted for Riga Self Publish 2021

Pomegranates grow in winter Shortlisted for Kassel Book Dummy Award 2020

I never realized selected in the Flash Forward 2019 competition of the Magenta Foundation

Pomegranates grow in winter Shortlisted for Lucie Foundation Award 2018

I never realized nominated for the body section of the Photography Grant 2018

Artist Talk

Vorkurs Lecture, ZHdK Zürich - 2024

vfg Bildersoirée, F+F Zürich - 2022

Artist Salon, Work show grow - 2022

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