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Les Ateliers (2nd floor)
Töpferstrasse 26
CH – 8045 Zürich

Network Photographer: Ein Duo., Basel

Member of VFG (Swiss Association of Photographic Designers)
Member of pool collective Switzerland

Volunteer activity
BelleVue, Place for Photography, Basel

Copyright and rights of all pictures on the website by Franziska Willimann. There is no responsibility for the content of external links.

Available for assignments and collaborations.

Photo by Beat Belser

«Making visual notes of certain places in a certain time – like an anthropologist with a camera.»

Franziska Willimann is a freelance photographer based in Zurich, Switzerland. In addition to commissioned work, she pursues her personal projects which are characterised by people and the poetry of the everyday. In long-term projects she accompanies her subjects showing their developments and changes over time and exploring their different worlds.


2016/18 Diploma and Studies in Photography, MAZ, Swiss Journalism School, Luzern
2012/16 GAF, self-taught photographer class, Zurich


2020 Athens Photo Festival / shortlisted with the series »Mein Glück«
2019 Finalist Fotofestival Lenzburg, nominated for «Jury-Price» 2019 with the series «Ce n’est pas par lui-même, mais par moi» (Mein Glück) and selected for exhibition at Muellerhaus in Lenzburg, Switzerland
2017  Selected and invited student by Canon for Photofestival «Visa pour l’image 2017», Perpignan, France


2022 Best of Visarte Zurich & Guests, «Interplay«
2022 Art Space Parat, Zurich / Female Form
2019 Open Ateliers, Zurich / Retrospective
2019 Muellerhaus, Lenzburg / «Searching for Beauty«
2018 BelleVue, Basel / «Paradise»
2018 MAZ Gallery, Lucerne / Diploma Exhibition
2015 Praxis Zähringerstrasse, Medical Center Zurich / «Summertime»
2013  ABZ, Housing Cooperative, Zurich / «My world», «Stille Zeitzeugen»