1981 · Switzerland
Igor Ponti, is a Swiss photographer that began working as an editorial photographer but driven by the desire to continue his research into photographing the landscape and researching the way in which it is linked to the human environment. In 2009 his first personal project on a small family of skateboarders was published by Fontana Edizioni. In 2013 he received the Pro Helvetia Scholarship of the Swiss Arts Council for new talents in the field of photography. In 2014 Looking for Identity, his second book, was published by Hatje Cantz which, in the same year, was presented at the international photo exhibition Paris Photo Fair and was selected for the New York Photo Festival in 2014. 2016 he published his third book Foce, a wide-ranging investigation into an anthropic landscape. Ponti's images have participated in numerous collective and personal exhibitions and are present in various private and institutional collections.