Prune Simon-Vermot
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Prune Simon-Vermot (CH) Born in La Chaux-de-Fonds in
1987 is a Swiss based photographer

After attending the Blaise Cendrars High school in La Chaux-
de-Fonds (2002-2005) she moves toward studies at HEAD
Geneva (2006-2010). Thereafter she assisted the Lausanne
based photographer Matthew Gafsou for a few months.
Seeking to refine her practice of photography she entered the
ECAL (ecole cantonale d'art de Lausanne) in a Master degree
of Art Direction (2011-2013). In 2012 she was selected for a
residency program in Deauville (France). In July 2013 she was
awarded the execal prize (which rewards graduate students
for a particularly remarkable work). In October 2013 she was
selected by the Wallpaper Graduate Directory 2014 which
presents a selection of worldwide influential photographers of
tomorrow. Her work is part of several institutional, public or
private art collections such as the city of Deauville’s art collection
or the BCV’s (Vaud’s Cantonal bank) art collection. Since 2011
she has participated in various groups and solo exhibitions.
Since August 2013 she's an assistant in the Master section of
the ecal’s Art Direction.

Recently she is the recipient, with Michal Schorro, of the
ProHelvetia 2014 "bourse de la relève photographique"

©Ecal 2011-2013