CV Geboren Genf Lehre als Zeichner.
1967-1970 Weltreise, vier Monate in die UdSSR.
1971-1974 Ausbildung in London
1975-2015 Studio für Werbefotografie in Zürich.

Auszeichnungen:

Mehrfach ADC Schweiz und
Eidgenossisches Department des Inneren.

Publikationen und Referenzen:

DU Magazin 2008 / Fotoband „UdSSR“ 2009
Photographis und Graphis Poster 1978 – 1987
Fotoband / Münster Verlag 2018.
Sammlung der Fotostiftung Winterthur 2016.
Sammlung Kunsthaus Zürich 1995.
Russian Cultural Heritage S.Petersburg 2019.

Wichtige Ausstellungen:

2009 Musée National Russe Saint-Petersburg,
Mit Unterstützung der „EDA“ Villa Kschessinskaja
2011 Musée Elysée Lausanne. Présentation publique.
2011, 2015 und 2017 Ambassade du Japon en Suisse.

Gendre was born in Geneva. He learned photography
in London assisting Phil Jude, Bookbinder and Duffy.
In Switzerland he worked as an advertising
photographer for 40 years.

His work has been published and
recognised with a number of exhibitions and awards.
Gendre’s photographs have been purchased by the
„Swiss Photographic Foundation“ in Winterthur.
With the help of the „EDA“ his work on Russia was
exhibited in 2009 at the National Museum in
S.Petersburg and a book was published by
„Offizin Verlag Zürich„
In 2011 his work was selected for a public
presentation at „Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne“
In 2019 he donated the Russian National Museum for
Political History in Saint Petersburg 44 original prints.

Today Gendre works near Zürich.


Projet Saint-Pétersbourg 2019 / Annonce, Affiche