Nathalie Herschdorfer, curator and art historian, specializes in the history of photography. Director of the Swiss photography festival Alt. +1000 and curator at the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography (FEP, Minneapolis, Paris, Lausanne), Ms. Herschdorfer was previously a curator at the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, where she worked for twelve years on major international exhibitions and their publications. She worked on major retrospectives dedicated to photographers Edward Steichen, Leonard Freed and Ray K. Metzker. She regularly works with contemporary photographers at various stages of their careers. Among her recent projects are mid-career retrospectives of the French photographer Valérie Belin and the Italian photographer Carlo Valsecchi. Ms Herschdorfer co-curated the two editions of the international project, reGeneration: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today (2005 and 2010). She is the author of the book Afterwards: Contemporary Photography Confronting the Past, published by Thames & Hudson (London/Paris/New York) in Fall 2011. She currently works on a dictionary of photography (Thames & Hudson) and an exhibition entitled Coming into Fashion, dedicated to 10 decades of fashion photography at Condé Nast.
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