Rolla Foundation

I am very happy to announce this new exhibition in the beautiful setting of the Rolla Foundation in Bruzella. I am honored to participate in this group show with one of my works recently acquired by the Rolla Foundation.I will be together with great international and local names in photography, some mentors, some legends and some friends. I hope you have a chance to visit the exhibition and appreciate the works on display.

Opening Saturday 8 June from 11 AM to 6 PM

Free Entry
Sa 8/6 from 11 AM to 6 PM
Su 9/6 from 2 PM to 6 PM
Every second Sunday of the month from 2 PM to 6 PM
and always by appointment

Kindergarten la Stráda Végia (ex via Municipio), 6837 Bruzella Switzerland 


Conferenza SUPSI

Invito alla conferenza “Fotografia come specchio dell’identità territoriale”.

In occasione della conferenza “Fotografia come specchio dell’identità territoriale” nella Biblioteca del Dipartimento ambiente costruzioni e design SUPSI, il fotografo Igor Ponti presenterà un suo lavoro di ricerca visiva del paesaggio intorno al laghetto di Muzzano che ha dato luogo alla pubblicazione Trapa Natans / Agrum Nostrum.

18 aprile 2024 alle 18:00

Campus SUPSI Mendrisio

Biblioteca 1° piano

Via Flora Ruchat-Roncati 15, 6850 Mendrisio


Cult +

Pubblicato servizio televisivo Cult+ sul progetto Trapa Natans - Agrum Nostrum


Trapa Natans – Agrum Nostrum

Nuova presentazione del libro Trapa Natans - Agrum Nostrum presso il Comune di Sorengo il 21 dicembre 2023 alle 18.30. La presentazione avrà luogo alla Sala CIC - Centro Incontri Cortivallo Via al Laghetto 5, Sorengo.


New presentation of the book "Trapa Natans - Agrum Nostrum" at the Municipality of Sorengo on December 21, 2023, at 6:30 PM. The presentation will take place at the CIC Hall - Centro Incontri Cortivallo, Via al Laghetto 5, Sorengo.


Trapa Natans – Agrum Nostrum

Igor Ponti è felice di annunciare la presentazione del suo nuovo libro fotografico, Trapa Natans - Agrum Nostrum, Fontana Edizioni. La prima presentazione sarà il 6 dicembre 2023 alle ore 18:30 presso la libreria Artphilein Editions, Viale S. Salvatore 2, 6900 Paradiso.


Igor Ponti is pleased to announce the presentation of his new photographic book, Trapa Natans - Agrum Nostrum, published by Fontana Edizioni. The first presentation will take place on December 6, 2023, at 6:30 PM at the Artphilein Editions bookstore, Viale S. Salvatore 2, 6900 Paradiso.


Gold Medal at EDAWARDS

Igor Ponti is happy and proud to inform you that the catalogue OMNE/BEAUTY 2018-2020 was be awarded with the "Gold prize - Artistic Catalogue" at the European Design Award.



Igor Ponti is one of the twelve artist selected for the OMNEFEST 2021.

The festival exhibits the projects created during the 2018 artistic residency at Castelfranco Veneto, Italy.

The exhibitions are visible until November 1, 2021 in the town of Castelfranco Veneteo.

A very nice catalog was created by Skinnerboox which contains all the works created.


Il Canto del Cigno

We are happy to announce the first directorial work of Igor Ponti who made his first documentary film. The project was born to celebrate Giovanni Quirici, an internationally renowned Swiss climber, on the ten-year anniversary of his death on the north face of the Eiger.


New interview

We are glad to report a new interview with Igor Ponti about his work.

Only Italian language.


Photo Talk Insolite Geografie

Igor Ponti is pleased to participate in the Agorateca Incontri in collaboration with Choisi bookshop and Artphilein Editions.


New Book Geografia del Tempo

In 2020 Igor Ponti collaborated with a Foundation for the disabled, Fondazione Diamante, to document a district of the City of Lugano where one of the Foundation's laboratories is located. The result is a new publication that documents the changes in the micro-territory of an urban neighborhood. Texts by Boas Erez, Ludovica Molo, and Lorenzo Erroi.


New publication archi magazine

A series of images, created in collaboration with the architect Stefano Moor, has been published in the sixth issue of the Swiss architecture magazine Archi.


Non-Gasoline Stations

One image from the series South of no North is featured in a new group photo book edited by Artphilein Editions. Each image chosen for this publication by the artists interviewed makes up a mosaic, the unifying link of which is given by the common atmosphere of suspended time, of transience, of fading.


Near Talk at Biennale Immagine Chiasso

Igor Ponti is invited to the talk organized by Near, the Swiss association for contemporary photography, to discuss his new project South of no North. The talk will be moderated by the critic Elisa Rusca and the artist's Aline d'Aauria, Gian Paolo Minelli and Salvatore Vitale will also be present. The talk is organized in collaboration with the Cons Arc Gallery.

Tuesday, October 29

6.30 pm

Via Gruetli 1
6830 Chiasso


South of no North Solo show

I’m very happy to announce my upcoming solo show at the Galleria Ramo in the wonderful city of Como.

South of no North
Igor Ponti
14.09.2019 - 03.11.2019

Galleria Ramo
Via Natta 31,
22100 Como


Member of near

Igor Ponti it's now a new member of near, the Swiss association for contemporary photography.


Artist in residence

I'm very glad to be selected for the artist in residence by the Omne Fest, Osservatorio Mobile Nord Est.

Sunday, October 14th in Castelfranco Veneto, there will be the presentation of the artists selected for the new residence which I have the pleasure to take part with: Francesca Cirilli, Anne Golaz, Mattia Balsamini, Vittorio Mortarotti, Antoine Séguin.


Interview by UNDRSTND

New interview published by UNDRSTND about Igor Ponti works and creative process, landscape, painting and mentally record.




Foto Festival Lenzburg

Igor Ponti has been selected to exhibit at the Lenzburg Photo Festival.

From 27 April to 20 May 2018.

Opening 27 April, 4pm


Presentation & Talk

Parallel to the Biennale, "Borderlines - Città Divise / Città Plurali". Galleria Ramo is pleased to invite photographer Igor Ponti to present his two books on Switzerland and to discuss, with the founder of Galleria Ramo, Simon David of the importance of the "photographic book" as an object-in-itself.

21 Octobre 2017

3 -5 Pm

Via Bossi 12,
6900 Lugano (CH)



Swiss Radio Talks


Igor Ponti with the photographer Gian Paolo Minelli, the gallerist Guido Giudici and the journalist Monica Bonetti talks about photos and cities during the Bi10 Biennale dell'Immagine Chiasso.


Micamera talk and booksigning

Dear all, it is with great pleasure that we invite you to the Italian library Micamera for the Igor Ponti talk and booksigning.

Looking for Identity, Hatje Cantz 2014 and Foce, Fontana Edizioni 2016.

12 April 2017

7 pm

Micamera Bookstore

Via Medardo Rosso 19

20159 Milan



Book presentation

Dear all, it is with great pleasure that I invite you to the official presentation of my latest project and publication FOCE.

LAC Lugano Arte e Cultura
2st February 2017



New book, Foce

I am very proud to announce the publication of my latest project, Foce.

With the written contributions of Giovanna Masoni Brenni, Gian Franco Ragno and Oliver Scharpf.

The book is published by Fontana Edizioni.


Group Exhibition Arles – Voies off 2016

I'm very glad to be part of the upcoming group exhibition in Arles.
Since 1996, right in the midst of the Rencontres d'Arles festival, every first full week in July, Voies Off Festival offers an alternative program to a new generation of artists and photographers.

Rue du Cloître 1
04.07.2016 – 10.07.2016

Tuesday 5 July 6pm to 20pm


Upcoming exhibition

I am delighted to announce a new upcoming exhibition.

Ponts & Signes
La Villa Moyard, Morges, Switzerland
2st April - 8 MaY, 2015

Saturday, 2 April, 2016


Photo Fair

I am pleased to be at Paris Photo Fair from 11 to 15 November to promote my book Looking for Identity by Hazje Cantz.
I hope to see you in the main sector, Booth EE10.


Collective Exhibition

Ticino in Luce
An exhibition to celebrate the territory of southern Switzerland.
Curated by Marco Franciolli, director of LAC, and Gianmarco Talamona, state archives.
Sala Arsenale, Castelgrande, Bellinzona.
Saturday, 5 September, 2015
from 6pm


Exhibition extended

I am delighted to announce that the exhibition Looking for Identity has been extended until August 28.


Book signing

On the occasion of the Swiss National Day, Saturday, August 1th is arranged a special opening at the gallery with brunch and book signing of "Looking for Identity".
It will also be the opportunity to visit the current exhibition.


Book review

Great book review from Landscape Stories
Review by Gianpaolo Arena


Personal Exhibition

Looking for Identity
Cons Arc Gallery, Chiasso, Switzerland
1st June - 31 July, 2015

Sunday, 31 May, 2015


Book review

Azione Magazine issue 18
Review by Gian Franco Ragno


Book review

WERK, bauen+wohnen
Book review in the issue Display 4-2015


Book presentation

Looking for Identity
19 February
Metronom Gallery, Modena, Italy
In collaboration with Yet Magazine and Metronom Gallery


Book review

YET Magazine Issue n.7
Review by Chiara Fanetti


Book presentation

L’Oeil de la Photographie announces “Looking for Identity”


Public lecture

Looking for Identity
University of Applied Sciences and Arts
SUPSI, Aula Magna



Chiara Fanetti
Swiss Italian Radio


Book signing

Paris Photo 2014
Presentation and book signing
13 November
Hatje Cantz
booth EE11


Award finalist

PhotoWorld 2014
Photographic Book Category
New York Photo Festival


Group exhibition

Verzasca Photo Festival
First edition