Matthias Forster was born in Bern in 1976, graduated as an Architect and has worked for various companies. Later on he attended a self-taught photographer class and graduated in photography at the Swiss school of journalism. He is primarily working on long-term projects. His field of work are mainly subjects of public and urban space. In the last 15 years he traveled Asia extensively and spent a lot of time exploring major cities. Furthermore he is working on projects focusing on the balancing act between photography and painting.


– 2018, diploma exhibition, maz galerie, Lucern, Switzerland
– 2017, ‘fragil’, BelleVue, Basel, Switzerland
– 2011, Inkognito¡ #2, kunstraum Kehlhof, Stäfa, Switzerland