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Visual artist Corinne Vionnet is based in Vevey, Switzerland.
She is a pioneer in the exploration and re-purposing of web-based imagery. Her work includes extensive archival research, photographic image making, the appropriation of crowd-sourced material, and collage.
Corinne Vionnet’s work is included in the collections of SF MOMA, Musée de l'Elysée, Musée d'Art du Valais, Musée d'Art of Pully, and Musée français de la photographie, among others.
She has exhibited her work in solo exhibitions at the Swiss Camera Museum (2018); Danziger Gallery, New York (2015); Oslo 8, Basel (2012); and The Empty Quarter, Dubai (2009), among others. She has participated in group exhibitions at Centrale for Contemporary Art, Brussel (2018), Musée des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux-de-Fonds (2017); Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne (2017); Musées d'art et d'histoire, Geneva (2015-16); Musée d'Art, Sion, Switzerland (2015-16); Massachusetts College of Art and Design (2015); FotoMuseum, Antwerp (2015 and 2012); Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris (2013); Arts Santa Monica, Barcelona (2013); Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (2013); Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (2011), among others.
Her work has been included in photography festivals and art biennial such as Jeju Art Biennial, Korea; Images, Switzerland; Fotofestiwal, Poland; Photo Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Fotográfica Bogotá, Colombia; and Les Rencontres d'Arles, France; as well as at art fairs including Photo London, Pulse Miami, and Paris Photo.
Her first monograph, Photo Opportunities, is published in 2011 (Kehrer Verlag, Germany). ME. Here Now, her second book, is published in 2017 (Fall Line Press, USA). In 2018, she self-publishes Total Flag which received an excellent reception by the international press.
Her works have been reviewed in numerous art, photography and editorial newspapers, magazines and journals including ArtForum, Beaux-Arts magazine, Flash Art, The Telegraph, The Wall Street Journal, Huffington Post, Collector Daily, The British Journal of Photography, Tique Art Paper, Images Magazine, BLOW Photo, COLORS, Yvi Magazine, Le Temps, Le Monde as well as in publications including Space/Prix Pictet (London, 2017); Photography Vol.4: The Contemporary Era 1981-2013 (Charlotte Cotton, et al.,New York: Skira, 2014); Art and The Internet (Phoebe Stubbs, ed., London: BlackDog Publishing, 2014) and MAO (Horizons Editions, 2012).
Photo Opportunities was featured in the documentary by Arte Collection PHOTO/Les Appropriationnistes, directed by Stan Neumann and co-produced by ARTE France, Camera Lucida, Centre Pompidou, Musée d'Orsay, Bibliothèque Nationale de France. She was invited at the World Economic Forum in Davos (2013) to present her work for the conference Seeing is Believing.