Christina Baeriswyl

a (trans)man's story


Commissioned | Professional

How were your illustrations used? :
Magazine or newspaper inside or spot illustration/s

How did you make this work:
Going to the outdoor pool and the associated nudity is a big challenge for many trans people, but it can also be strengthening and healing. It is about the tension between showing and hiding.
The illustration "Charly" illustrates an article about a trans man.

Commissioner Name :
Beatrice Geistlich
Commissioner Company :
WOZ (Wochenzeitung)

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The „Illustrateuse“ (pretending french word for female Illustrator) Christina Baeriswyl lives and works in Zurich. In her pictures, she looks for pointed statements that are nevertheless intended to touch emotionally. She describes her style as reduced, almost graphic, so that the pictorial ideas on which each illustration is based are in the foreground. She works mainly in the editorial field, b