Regula Tschumi

Regula Tschumi from Switzerland is a social anthropologist working as a freelance cultural mediator and photographer in the field of arts and museums. Her history with photography begun during her PhD research in Ghana. But only after completing her studies in 2013 she finally had enough time to dedicate herself more seriously to her photography. Although she has photographed in many parts of the world, she still returns to Ghana every year where she works on some long-term projects. Her documentary photographs about the funeral rituals in Ghana were shown in many museum exhibitions related to this topic, and published in books, international magazines and newspapers. Since 2018, Regula Tschumi has also taken part in various street photography exhibitions, including the shows of Street sans Frontières, Women Street Photographers, Siena International Photo awards, Treviso Photographic Festival and Eyeshot open call. She also won a third prize at the Miami Street Photography Festival 2019, a first prize at the Italian Street Photography Festival 2020 and the Patty Fogarty award by Women Street Photographer in NY in 2021. Her photograph A dance of joy was published both on the back cover and in Gulnara Samoilova’s book Women street photographers (Prestel 2021).