Thomas Kern

is a documentary photographer and artist, based in Switzerland.

Thomas Kern was born in Switzerland in 1965. Trained as a photographer in Zürich, he started working as a photojournalist in 1989. He was a founder of the Swiss photographer’s agency Lookat Photos in 1990. A central theme of his work has been the effects of war and conflict on everyday life, for example in Northern Ireland, Kurdistan, the former Yugoslavia and Haiti. Thomas Kern has won twice a World Press Award and has been awarded several Swiss national scholarships. His work has been widely exhibited and it is represented in various collections.

Kern is self-represented and takes clients on a limited basis. Please inquire about his availability.

Thomas Kern, Sandhübelweg 21, 5103 Möriken Phone +41 62 893 21 20 Mobile +41 79 744 60 84

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