Mirjam Landolt
(Switzerland)

Mirjam Landolt is a Swiss filmmaker and visual artist. She grew up in central Switzerland, near the lake and surrounded by mountains. In 2002, she arrived on the shores of Lake Léman, where she trained as a photographer. She graduated 2006 with a degree in photography from the CEPV (Centre d’enseignement professionnel de Vevey, Switzerland). Afterwards, she set out to discover other cultures, people, languages and horizons. She came back with the desire to immerse herself in the language of film. In 2012, she finished her studies at the HEAD (Haute école d’art et de Design) in Geneva with a Bachelor’s degree in Cinema. Today, numerous filming experiences and travels later, she continues her projects and collaborations around images.

In her work, she questions and records images she encounters on her journey, making them resonate with each other. To tell stories, with moving and still images. Preferably when the light makes them visible on a physical medium, such as film or paper. The themes that are dear to her and that she questions revolve around nature, especially around water, communities, rituals, the notion of freedom and the mixture between reality and the imaginary that the images know how to create. Her forms of expression are cinema, sound, as well as different forms of photography and its transformation, such as cyanotypes and anthotypes.


Photo: Susan Hefti

Filmography
Rara Avis
2020
Là-haut
2012
La maison du chat noir
2011
Hors d’atteinte
2010
Demain hier
2010
Attente
2009

DAFilms.com is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

Doc Alliance Members

Sign up to receive regular updates on our film program:

By signing up for the newsletter, I hereby consent to receiving commercial communications by electronic means and to all relevant personal data processing required for the purpose of sending the Doc-Air Distribution s.r.o. newsletter. I hereby confirm that I have read and familiarized myself with the Principles of Personal Data Processing and that I consent to the text therein. I also hereby acknowledge the rights specified herein, including, without limitation, the right to submit objections against direct marketing techniques.

Poslat svému Junioru

Zavřít