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

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

 

Awards

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