I’m Valerie Thurner.
I am a Swiss born freelance journalist & storyteller, based in Kenya, and Switzerland. Having passion for film, music and arts, I graduated from Zurich University in arts, film and history, worked as curator in arts and film, producer, press manager and art mediator.
SOME OF MY WORK:
I am Passionate About Telling Stories.
This promotional documentary short introduces Nairobi based visual artist Prina Shah, in the run-up of her upcoming solo show, In Transition, at Gallery Brulhart in Geneva.
Real anti-racist action
They are calling for the city of Zurich to remove racist symbols and building names from the old town: The founders of the Zurich based anti-racism collective “Mir Sind Vo Da”.
Curating Magical Kenya.
Curated program on young Kenya Arthouse film, for Xenix Studio cinema Zurich, Switzerland. Despite many economic and political. Young Kenyan auteur cinema is striving for international screens..
« Der Traum vom Garten»
«Dandora, a neighborhood in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, was threatened with drawning in garbage. Until the population took the urban design into their own hands.