Federal jury

Biographies Jury Members Most Beautiful Swiss Books

Gina Bucher

Gina Bucher, author and editor, was born in 1978 and studied film sciences, media and art history. Since 2008 she has been working as a freelance editor for publications in the fields of art and culture, and is also an author of narrative non-fiction. From 2009 to 2018 she was head of programming at the taz congress in Berlin, and in 2009 she co-founded the design project Rokfor. She lectures at the F+F School of Art and Design Zurich and teaches creative writing at the young literature laboratory JULL.

Gregor Huber

Gregor Huber was born in 1978. He studied history and art history at the University of Zurich and then new media at the Zurich University of the Arts. From 2007 to 2023, he has been an editor and designer at the magazine Fabrikzeitung. In 2018 he founded the publishing house Edition Hors-Sujet, along with Ivan Sterzinger and Noha Mokhtar. He runs the studio Huber/Sterzinger together with Ivan Sterzinger.

John Morgan

John Morgan was born in 1973 and studied typography and graphic communication at the University of Reading. He founded John Morgan studio in London in 2000. In 2017, he co-founded Abyme, a digital type foundry and publisher of artists’ editions. Alongside his studio practice, he has taught at numerous institutions, including the University of Reading, where from 2007 to 2016 he taught on the MA Book Design programme. Since 2016, he has been Professor of Design, Typography and Book Art at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf.

Julie Peeters

Julie Peeters was born in 1983. She is a designer and creative director based in Brussels. She studied at Sint-Lukas in Ghent, Jan van Eyck Academie and Werkplaats Typografie. She is the founder and creative editor of BILL, an annual magazine of photographic stories and a publishing project focusing on the printed image. In 2021 she presented her first solo exhibition, Daybed, at MACRO, Rome. In 2015 she was awarded the Golden Letter in Leipzig. Peeters has taught at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie, HFG Karlsruhe and currently teaches at KASK (Royal Academy of Fine Arts) in Ghent.

Sereina Rothenberger

Sereina Rothenberger was born in 1981 and has run the graphic design studio Hammer in Zurich since 2008, together with David Schatz. She held a professorship at the Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design from 2013 to 2019, latterly serving as a head of department. She has been teaching the Master programme in Graphic Design at the Vermont College of Fine Arts in the US since 2015 and has been joint head of the programme since 2020. She has also been an advisor at the Jan van Eyck Academie in Maastricht since 2020.