Ben Tibbetts is a professional adventure photographer, artist and IFMGA mountain guide. He specialises in working in remote and cold environments and has climbed and skied new routes in Antarctica, Greenland, Kyrgyzstan and the Alps. Having studied Fine Art to a postgraduate level he is obsessed with image making in adventurous environments. He has spent nearly 2 years working in the Antarctic and over four months in Greenland. In Europe he is usually preoccupied with climbing long Alpine routes of all different styles and difficulty or looking for interesting lines to ski. Over the last few years he has been working on a large format photographic guidebook on the finest routes on the 4000m peaks of the Alps. He 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), competed in the World Championships and many other ultra marathon ski events. Ben has made a handful of steep first ski descents including “Veine de Pierre” and “Fou de Fouly” in the Mont Blanc Massif.
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
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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
“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
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