Nathalie Herschdorfer is an art historian specialized in history of photography. Curator at FEP, she is also Director of the Swiss photography festival Alt. +1000. She was a curator at the Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland, where she worked on the major international exhibitions and their publications for twelve years. Herschdorfer co-curated the 2 editions of reGeneration: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today (2005 and 2010), shown in Europe, North America and China, and Face: The Death of the Portrait, which has been shown in six European countries. She was a co-curator on the two Edward Steichen shows produced by the Musée de l’Elysée and FEP. She worked on major retrospectives dedicated to American photographers Leonard Freed and Ray K. Metzker. She regularly works with contemporary photographers. Among her recent projects are a mid-career retrospective of the French photographer Valérie Belin, a solo show of the Italian photographer Carlo Valsecchi and Coming into Fashion: a Century of Photography at Condé Nast. She is the author of Afterwards: Contemporary Photography Confronting the Past (2011) and editor of Le Corbuser and the Power of Photography (2012).