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Nici Jost

Nici Jost is a photographer and a conceptual artist, born in Banff, Canada and moved at a young age to Switzerland, where she now lives and works with her family.


After studying photography at the Nova Scotia Community College in Halifax, Canada, she worked as an assistant for Pipilotti Rist for over a year. In 2010 she graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Media Art. In 2016 with a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Academy of Art and Design in Basel (FHNW).


Nici's photography focuses on the intersection of art and culture, documentary, portraiture and still life. Her work is characterized by its playfulness and subtlety and she has a distinct sense for colours and composition. Her work has been shown widely in Switzerland and abroad, and her photographs and installations are incorporated in private and public collections.



Art Basel, KulturVerein Zürcher Museen, Risa Hutwerkstatt, Abteilung Kultur Basel-Stadt, Baden Stadt, Historisches Museum Baden, FHNW, Zimmermannhaus Brugg, VITRINE Gallery, Kunsthaus Zofingen, Verein Blaue Blume, Villa Renata, Balzer Projects, Pipilotti Rist, Grosseltern Magazin, Schweizer Familie, SRF, Raiffeisen, responsAbility, valtech, Lionstep, SMG, BOOM, KATZ.



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