Michael Pfister, born in Switzerland lives and workes in Berlin as the director of photography of ZEIT online.
He worked together and assigned photojournalists: Alixandra Fazzina/NOOR Islamabad/Pakistan, Christoper Morris/VII, Dominic Nahr/Magnum Photos (Nairobi), Sanjit Das/PANOS (Delhi), Meiko Herrmann, Jan Grarup (Copenhagen), Carolyn Drake/Panos (Istanbul), Nina Berman/NOOR New York, Shiho Fukada/PANOS (Beijing), Abbie Traylor-Smith/PANOS (London), Miller Mobley/REDUX (New York).
From 2008 – till January 2010 photo editor current affairs at laif agency for photography and reportage cologne. edited The New York Times photo syndication, REDUX PICTURES - Photo Agency New York, NOOR, Oeil Public, and worked together with Photographers like Mikhail Galustov (Kabul/Afghanistan), Sean Gallagher (Beijing), Christoph Bangert (Central Europe), Emmanuel Fradin (Paris), Malte Jaeger (Berlin), Mila Teshaeva (Kiev), Pieter-Jan De Pue (Ghent)
bachelor as photo editor, Medienausbildungszentrum MAZ, Lucerne (Switzerland).
curator of the photo exibithion
As part of the 6th Triennial of Photography Hamburg 2015 Micheal Pfister has selected six international photographers and invited them to share their vision of the medium’s future as subjective image for the exhibition THE FUTURE’S NOT OURS TO SEE: Kalpesh Lathigra, Regine Petersen, Katja Stuke & Oliver Sieber, Niina Vatanen and Ramon Haindl.