Ben Tibbetts is an IFMGA mountain guide and a photographer, artist and writer based in Chamonix, France. His recent book, ALPENGLOW, documents his ascents of all 82 of the 4,000 meter peaks in the Alps. He specialises in working in wild and remote environments and has climbed and skied new routes in Antarctica, Greenland, Kyrgyzstan and the Alps.
Ben’s images have won numerous awards and his films have been selected in festivals all over the world, including as a finalist in both film and book categories at the prestigious Banff Mountain Film Festival. He has spent nearly 2 years working in the Antarctic and over four months in Greenland.
Ben is also an accomplished ski mountaineer, having made a single push 31hr traverse of the Haute Route, gained 3rd in the Patrouille des Glaciers (Z1 – 2014), and competed for Britain in the European and World Championships.
2007 – 2009 Post Graduate ALPes (Art, Lieu, Paysage, espace sonore), Haute Ecole d’Art et de Design, Genève
2000 – 2005 MA (Hons) Fine Art, University of Edinburgh
“Déjà vu. Ou non” – Bains Paquis, Genève, 2018
“The Finest Routes” – Brewery Arts Centre, Kendal, UK, 2016
Montagne en Scène (Winner) – Paris, Genève, Bruxelles, 2015
CVCE, Metro Bilbao, Spain, 2015
25 MML – Infiesto, Spain, 2015
Chamonix Adventure Film Festival, France, 2011 + 2012
Xe Biennale de Lyon, France, 2009
“Recyclage et Urbanité”, Institut Français, Casablanca, Maroc, 2009
“Squelette”, Theatre Grütli, Genève, Switzerland, 2009
“Recyclage et Urbanité”, Biennale de l’Habitat Durable, Grenoble, France, 2008
“Itinéraires, Traverses, Cartes Postales”, Villa Dutoit, Genève, Switzerland, 2007
Fort William Mountain Festival, Fort William, Scotland, 2007
“Natural Signs”, Gateway Arts Centre, Shrewsbury, England, 2007
Matthew Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, 2005
“Up Twice”, performance at Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, England, 2005
“Dudelsack”, Duetzer Brücke, Köln, Germany, 2005
Oriel Davies, Newtown, Powys, Wales, 2004
This site displays a small selection of articles, videos and images from Ben’s portfolio.
For further information on licensing or commercial shoots please contact Ben via the form below or call on +33 (0) 781 53 33 60
All work is copyright Ben Tibbetts. All rights reserved.
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