Biography

Born 1985 in a small village in Canton Valais, Switzerland, surrounded by mountains, Sebastian Magnani discovered photography whilst training as a media designer in 2006. After 5 years as a creative in an advertising agency, he decided 2011 to turn his passion into a profession. Since then he has been making a living as a photographer and visual artist, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Focused on portraits, editorials, advertising and several personal projects, like the Underdogs and Undercats, where got a lot of media attention and been published on many newspapers, magazines, websites and tv-shows around the globe.

 

Exhibitions

Shanghai, Reel Luxury, 2018, Underdogs
Zurich, Up & Coming, Offline, 2017, Colanimals
New York, Vanguard Visionaries, 2015, Black & White
Zurich, Freitag Flag Ship Store, 2015, Trash-Heroes
Romania, Photo Festival Cluj, 2014, Undercats
Los Angeles, World Wide Art, 2014, Underdogs
Romania, Photo Festival Cluj, 2013, Underdogs
Paris, Salon de la Photo, Hahnemühle, 2013, Underdogs
Neuchâtel, Nature Historical Museum, 2013, Underdogs
Zurich, Photo13, Switzerland, 2013, Portraits

 

Awards

Participant of the CGTrader Digital Art Competition, 2018
GoSee Award, Stills, Gold & Public, 2015, Reflections
OneEyeLand, Fine Art, Abstract, Gold, 2015, Reflections
RedDot Award, Communication, 2014, Underdogs
RedBull Illume, Top 250, 2013, Skateboarding
OneEyeLand, Photographer of the Year 2012, Underdogs

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