“The beauty of a landscape resides in its melancholy.”

-Ahmet Rasim

PHOTOGRAPHIC BRANDING

Donna Ferrato, New York
Identity for the documentary “Change” 2005

Hasted Hunt, New York
Branding for photography gallery, 2005

AWARDS

ICP Infinity Award, “My America”
2007

PDN Photography Annual 2007, 
Personal Work for Relics

PDN Photography Annual 2007, 
Photo Books “My America”

IDSA, Bronze Award 2001

How Magazine, Merit Award
1999 and 2002

PUBLICATIONS

Time, 2006
How Design Books, 2003
Innovation Magazine, 2001 and 2002
Graphics Magazine, 2001

EXHIBITIONS

International Center of Photography
New York, 2004

Gallery at the School of Visual Arts
Biel, Switzerland 1993 and 1995

SCHOLARSHIP

International Center of Photography, 2004. Sponsored by the Henry Margo-
lis Foundation and Josephine Lyons


EDUCATION

International Center of Photography
New York
Documentary and Photojournalist Program, 2003 - 2004


Hunter College, New York
English language program, 1996

School of Visual Art
Biel, Switzerland
Bachelor of Fine Arts,
Graphic Design 1990-1995


LANGUAGES

Fluent in German, English, Italian and French



FEATURED ON TV

Gürbentalerin designt New Yorker Taxi SF 1, Schweizer Fernsehen, Schweiz Aktuell, January 9. 2008

IN THE NEWS


“Ich wandere von Quartier zu Quartier und lerne die Stadt immer neu kennen” Sonntagszeitung, Trend, Switzerland 20. July 2008

Für immer verändert sie das Stadtbild der Weltmetropole
Toffe Zytig, Switzerland, April 2008

Suiça Claudia Christen muda a marca dos Taxis de Nova Iorque
www.designgrafico.art.br

Auf den New Yorker Taxis verewigt
Berner Zeitung, Switzerland , 9. February 2008

Logo für Taxis im “Big Apple”
Der Bund, Switzerland, 9. February 2008

Swiss gives New York City taxis a new face
Eurogates.nl, 6. February 2008

Les célèbres taxis new-yorkais s’habillent «suisse», désormais
La Liberté, Switzerland, 5. February 2008

Swiss gives New York City taxis a new face
Swissinfo.org, 5. February 2008

Elle a changé la face de NY
LeMatin, Switzerland, 3. February 2008

A Facelift for New York’s Taxi
Swiss Magazine, Switzerland, 1. February 2008

Elle a changé NY
cmic blog, 31. January 2008

“I changed NY”
hossli.com 10.January 2008

“New York meinen Stempel aufgedrückt”
Schweizer Familie, Switzerland, 1. November 2007

“My America”
Steidl, 1.April 2006















Selected Awards and Publications
( pdf )

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