Thomas Kern


Thomas Kern was born in Switzerland in 1965. Trained as a photographer in Zürich, he started working as a photojournalist in 1989. He was a founder of the Swiss photographers agency Lookat Photos in 1990. Thomas Kern has won twice a World Press Award and has been awarded several Swiss national scholarships. His work has been widely exhibited and it is represented in various collections. Initials: tke


Reportage- and Portraitphotography

A refugee warms himself on a heating fan
REX, Thun

Cinemas At the movies

Going to the movies is still a beloved pastime in Switzerland, which has more than 270 cinemas. A new book, “Rex, Roxy, Royal”, takes us inside.

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Architecture and art Facelifts for Swiss museums

The renowned Basel Kunstmuseum opens a new exhibition building this month. The CHF100 million ($108 million) project adds additional space to ...

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