Bastien Gomez

Former Master Photography Student

Bastien Gomez was a student from the Master in Photography at ECAL. He wrote this review about Eva and Franco Mattes work under the "Contemporary Photography" course held by Kim Knoppers.

Calum Douglas

Former Master Photography Student

Calum Douglas was a student from the Master in Photography at ECAL. He graduated in 2018 with his project Arcana. Calum is now working at ECAL as teaching Assistant in the Master Photography.

Claus Gunti


Claus Gunti is an art historian mainly focussing on digital imaging technologies. He teaches at ECAL and at the University of Lausanne. His upcoming book Digital Image Systems. Photography and New Technologies at the Düsseldorf School is due in September (Transcript, 2017).

Estelle Blaschke

Professor & Researcher

Estelle Blaschke is an art his­to­rian as well as a research asso­ciate and teacher of the his­tory and theory of pho­tog­ra­phy at ECAL and Kunstakademie Karlsruhe. In 2016 Spector Books pub­lished the book ​‘Banking on Images’ where she inves­ti­gates the role of photo agen­cies and the com­mod­ity of the pho­tog­ra­phy.

Felicity Hammond


Felicity Hammond is an artist and educator based in London. She is currently undertaking TECHNE funded research in the Contemporary Art Research Centre at Kingston University on digital representations of the built environment and their relationship with site. She has worked with major institutions including Tate Modern, The Whitechapel Gallery, The Photographer's Gallery and The Saatchi Gallery, and her work is held in international collections.


Art Director

Golgotha is a Paris based (art direction, video and graphic design) creative agency born in 2013, co-founded by Guillaume Hugon, Marvin De Deus Ganhitas and Antoine Aillot.

Harm van den Dorpel


Harm van den Dorpel is a Berlin-based conceptual artist. His work has been exhibited internationally in Germany, the United States, Italy, United Kingdom and the Netherlands. His broad practice includes the creation of sculpture, collage, computer animation, computer generated graphics and interaction design. He is regarded a key figure in Post-Internet art. In his work he investigates how algorithms can analyse digital archives and guide the artist in aesthetic decision taking, leading to a symbiosis of man-machine art creation.

Joe Hamilton


Joe Hamilton is an artist based in Melbourne, Australia. He makes use of technology and found material to create intricate and complex compositions online, offline and between. Joe was invited to give a workshop and a conference at ECAL in December 2016.

Justinas Vilutis

Former Master Photography Student

Justinas Vilutis was a student from the Master in Photography at ECAL. He wrote this review about Ry David Bradley's work under the "Contemporary Photography" course held by Kim Knoppers.

Jöel Vacheron

Journalist & Researcher

Journalist and sociologist based in London, his interests are focused on the ways music, design and visual culture help to promote comprehensive narratives about the social and cultural impact of technology. He is currently senior lecturer and researcher in visual communication at ECAL and freelance on diverse editorial projects.

Marco de Mutiis


Marco de Mutiis is an artist and cura­tor with a focus on lan­guage, per­cep­tion and com­mu­ni­ca­tion. As a cura­tor his research lies in the explo­ration of new forms of pho­to­graphic prac­tices beyond the camera, muta­tions and reme­di­a­tions of pho­tog­ra­phy, and new approaches to the way images are cre­ated and dis­trib­uted. Currently he is work­ing as dig­i­tal cura­tor for Fotomuseum Winterthur and research asso­ciate at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (Switzerland).

Maxime Guyon

Researcher & Artist

Artist and Researcher currently living and working between Paris, France and Lausanne, Switzerland. Maxime Guyon graduated from ECAL in 2015 and has since worked as Teaching Assistant for the Master in Photography. His thesis treated the subject of digital alterations in contemporary photography.

Michael Bussell


Michael Bussell lives and works in Baltimore. In 2016 he founded Wild Flower, a plat­form which sit­u­ates art in Leakin Park for dis­sem­i­na­tion online. Recent exhi­bi­tions include A Temporary Curse at Bb (Baltimore, MD) Some Shut Eye, at 5o1​.online (solo, Leeds, UK) and In Time’s Breeze at Deli Gallery (solo, Brooklyn, NY). He received his BFA in Photography from MICA in 2014.

Milo Keller

Head of Photography

Milo Keller, photographer and professor, is known for his commissioned photography in the field of architecture and design. Aside his professional career as a photographer he has been teaching at ECAL since 2007, and became the Head of the Photography department at ECAL in 2012 and launched the Master in Photography in 2016. He often collaborates with the art director Julien Gallico for several magazines and companies such as Wallpaper, Vogue Paris, Yves-Saint-Laurent, Vitra for example. His personal works has been exhibited such as; the Musée de l’Elysée in Lausanne, The Aperture Gallery in New York and the Museum für Gestaltung in Zürich. Milo Keller is currently living and working between Paris and Switzerland.

Nicolas Nova


Nicolas Nova is co-founder of the Near Future Laboratory, a research agency based in Europe and California, and Professor at the Geneva School of Arts and Design (HEAD – Genève). His work lies at the inter­sec­tion of ethnog­ra­phy, inter­ac­tion design and futures research, with a par­tic­u­lar inter­est in ubiq­ui­tous and mobile tech­nolo­gies and the cul­tural prac­tices sur­round­ing new media.

Shin Young Park

Former Master Photography Student

Shin Young Park was a student from the Master in Photography at ECAL. She wrote this review about James Bridle work under the "Contemporary Photography" course held by Kim Knoppers. She graduated in 2018 with her multiscreen installation Power, Technology & Lies.

Simone Sandhal

Former Master Photography Student

Simone Sandhal was a student from the Master in Photography at ECAL. She graduated in 2018 with her virtual reality project Designed Pleasure.

Thomas Traum

Interaction Designer

Thomas Traum is a interaction designer and runs his visual arts studio "Traum inc." in London. They work with rendered motion graphics for clients such as Kenzo, H&M, Victorinox. Thomas is a former student in Visual Communication at ECAL