Petra Gut Contemporary is pleased to announce the new exclusive representation in Switzerland of Buenos Aires-based artist Jasmine Rossi.
We cordially invite you to NOWHERE IS A PLACE, her first solo exhibition in Zurich. It presents a comprehensive retrospective ranging over her entire career.
Jasmine Rossi: A Visionary Photographer Bridging Nature and Consciousness
Jasmine Rossi is an acclaimed photographer whose work transcends mere imagery to become a portal to the elemental beauty of nature and a catalyst for environmental awareness. Born in 1966 in Switzerland to a multicultural family with Italian and German roots, Rossi's diverse upbringing in Italy, Spain, and Germany instilled in her a deep appreciation for cultural and natural diversity. Her academic journey led her to the prestigious London School of Economics, cementing a foundation that would later enrich her artistic narrative.
With a career that began amidst the political corridors of the European Parliament as a journalist, Rossi's pivot to photography was not just a change of profession but a call to adventure and purpose. Her lens focuses on the untouched corners of the world, capturing the pure essence of our planet's vast landscapes. From the stark, pristine expanses of polar ice to the undulating, mystical forms of southern hemisphere deserts, her photographs are an invitation to pause and reflect on the world's changing environment.
Rossi's decade-long dedication to desert photography, highlighted by her stunning depiction of ephemeral water in arid lands, earned her an Honorable Mention at the PX3 2021, a testament to her skill and passion for the craft. Her works are a visual poetry of form and color, conveying messages about the fragility and resilience of our planet.
Through her images, Rossi engages viewers in a silent dialogue about the future of our environment, urging a collective conscience and action. Her portfolio, a vibrant tapestry of the world's natural wonders, is not only an artistic triumph but also a beacon for sustainability and conservation.
Jasmine Rossi stands as a true artist-activist, with her camera as her pen, writing visual stories that stir the soul and awaken the mind. Her biography is not just a chronicle of personal achievements but a narrative of a lifelong mission to document the beauty of our world and the critical need to protect it for generations to come.