Series of 5
2014

The expression ‘two thousand yard stare’ describes the most visible manifestion of posttraumatic stress disorder: a blank and unfocused gaze. This series retraces the healing process of relearning how to emotively observe of one’s surroundings.

Selected for the 2014 vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis.

Michal Florence Schorro

(1987) lives and works in Zurich, Switzerland. 
She graduated with a Master Degree from ECAL, Lausanne in 2013 and now works as an independent photographer and art director for various clients as well as on personal projects.

+41 79 588 98 66 

 

 

 

 

 

Exhibitions (Selection)

  • Atelier Suisse, solo show, 2016
  • Bureau 14c, Bern, 2015
  • Near at Free, Freestudios, Genève, 2015
  • Selection | Auswahl, Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, 2014
  • 18. Vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis, galerie Oslo8, Basel, 2014
  • Lokal-int, Biel/Bienne, 2014
  • 18. Vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis, Elac, Lausanne, 2014
  • Near by Night 8, Festival Images, Vevey, 2014
  • 18. Vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis Jungkunst Winterthur, 2014
  • 18. Vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis Galerie F+F Zürich, 2014
  • Bieler Fototage, Biel/Bienne, 2014
  • Festival Circulation(s), projection, Paris, 2014
  • Selection | Auswahl, Photoforum Pasquart, Biel, 2013
  • Graduates Show Master, écal, Lausanne, 2013
  • Half time, écal, Lausanne, 2012
  • Do You Read Me?, galerie elac, Lausanne, 2012
  • ​Festival Planche(s) Contact, Deauville, 2012
  • 100 Beste Plakate, Wien, Berlin, 2009

Collections

  • Kunstmuseum Bern
  • Ville de Deauville
  • Various private collections

Grants, Awards

  • Artist in Residence, Atelier Suisse de Bruxelles, 2015
  • ProHelvetia, Promotion of aspiring photographers, 2014
  • Wallpaper Graduate directory, 2014
  • Vfg Nachwuchsförderpreis, 2014
  • Bourse pour le talent, fondation Casino Barrière, 2013

Selected Publications

Credits Website

Design
Corinne Gisel
Code & interaction design
RouxCode