Biography

Enrique Muñoz García was born 1969 in Ancud, Chile and lives and works since 1998 in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland. His studies in arts and his journalistic experience are strongly influenced his aproach to social and political projects. He used photography, video and found pictures to explore the relationship between identity, heritage and displacement. Themes developed through long-term photographic research. He was awarded in many international photography competitions and his works have been exhibited internationally in Switzerland, USA, Europe, Asia and South America since 2004.

Enrique Muñoz García is founder and curator of the public art space Juraplatz and co-founder of the off space Lokal-int. in Biel/Bienne, Switzerland.


Prizes

2015 «Grimme Online Award» First Prize. Germany
2015 «European Newspaper Award» First Prize. Germany
2013 «Prix de la Photographie Paris» First Prize. France
2013 «Swiss Photo Award» Second Prize, Reportage. Switzerland
2007 «Swiss Photo Award» Nomination. Switzerland
2006 «Kanton Bern Photo Award» Nomination. Switzerland

Collections

2014 «The Center for Fine Art Photography» Zirkus. USA
2012 «Artisterium» Claude. Georgien
2011 «City Biel/Bienne» Zapping. Switzerland

Exhibitions

15th International Istanbul Biennale
Neighbors Event / Taste of Tea
Haydarpasa Terminal, Kadikoy
2017, Istanbul, Turkey

Seeaf International Eco-Environmental Art Festival
Collective Exhibition
2016, South Korea

56 International Art Exhibition. La Biennale di Venezia
Collateral Event / Jump into the Unknown
Palazzo Loredan dell’ Ambasciatore
2015, Venice, Italy

20 Years NDH
Nine Dragon Heads Symposium
2015, South Korea

JETZT KUNST N°4
Collective Exhibition
2014, Marzili Bad, Bern, Switzerland

PHOTO 14
Collective Exhibition
2014, Maag Halle, Zurich, Switzerland

Wondrous Indeed
Collective Exhibition
2014, Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, USA

New Color Photography
Collective Exhibition
2014, Black Box Gallery, Oregon, USA

Marokko, Zirkus, Claude
Solo Exhibition
2013, MAZ Galerie, Lucern, Switzerland

Swiss Photo Award
Collective Exhibition
2013, EWZ-Unterwerk Selnau, Switzerland

Une Poétique du Temps
Collective Exhibition
2013, Manoir, Martigny, Switzerland

Dossiers – Flüchtlinge bewerben sich
Solo Exhibition
2013, St. Peter und Paul Kirche Bern, Switzerland

The Protest that never ends, Artisterium
Collective Exhibition
2012, Georgian National Museum, Tiblis, Georgien

Bulb / Lokal Int. Portraits 2006-2007
Solo Exhibition
2012, Espace Libre, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

15. Journées photographiques de Bienne. Bieler Fototage
Collective Exhibition
2011, Centre PasquArt Biel, Switzerland

International Art Symposium Nine Dragon Heads
Collective Exhibition
2011, Art Etage, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

Swiss Photo Selection 10
Collective Exhibition
2008, EWZ-Unterwerk Selnau, Switzerland

Photomonth Festival
Collective Exhibition
2007, Galerie Bunkier Sztuki, Krakau, Polen

10. Journées photographiques de Bienne. Bieler Fototage
Collective Exhibition
2006, Centre PasquArt Biel, Switzerland

Swixx
Collective Exhibition
2006, Zentralplatz, Biel/Bienne, Switzerland

Morocco
Solo Exhibition
2004, Leica Galerie, Nidau, Switzerland