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Alex Troesch

Biography

Alex Troesch is a Brooklyn based photographer raised in Switzerland and Ivory Coast.He studied photography at the Photography School of Vevey in Switzerland where he graduated in 1997.He went on working as an assistant for a commercial photographer in Geneva while working on his first assignments for local newspaper covering concerts and interviews of musicians. This led to a reportage in NewYork about the Free Jazz movement in 2000. The idea of working on longer term stories led him to move to the USA in 2003 where he still resides.

Since 2003 his work has been published in several magazines and newspapers including, Time Lightbox, El Pais Semanal, Le Temps, Le Monde, Telerama, Vibrations, Mediapart, etc...In 2011 he was invited by the Cully Jazz Festival to exhibit his portraiture work. Other exhibition includes festival Images in Vevey Switzerland, Governors Island Artfair in New York and lately the Itiphoto festival in Bordeaux, France.

He now shares his time between editorial assignments as well as personnal projects in particular around the concept of reconciliation and the demands for reparation.