Emily Orlet
BA Fine Arts
Emily Orlet
BA Fine Arts
Based in
Malmö, Sweden
1 - 3 years experience

Note to my portfolio: more artworks on demand

"Diversely influenced, I work on questions of space and explore its conditions of architecture and function. I bring this exploration of space and volume into contact with humans, their individual and social bodies. Currently, I am working on the theme o


f violent border crossing in the context of everyday life."

At Malmö Art Academy/Lund University, Emily Magdalena Orlet is a student in the Master programme in Fine Arts from 2023. She has started as well in the editorial team of SlavicumPress of the Slavic Department/University of Zurich in 2023. She graduated from ECAL/École cantonale d’art de Lausanne with a Bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in 2022 and a Foundation Year Diploma in 2019. Her research focuses on the Swiss artist Miriam Cahn. During her seven-month stay in Russia, she successfully completed the intensive course Russian as a Foreign Language (Levels B1-B2) at the Russian State Pedagogical University in the name of A.I. Herzen/ Saint Petersburg and worked as an intern at the Hermitage Museum as well as with publications at the newspaper Sankt Petersburger Herold. She passed the Matura with the profile of old languages (Latin proficiency/Grosses Latinum) and Immersion German/French at the grammar school Freudenberg/Zurich.

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Group exhibition: "new student exhibition"
Malmö Art Academy/Lund University Sep. 22, 2023 - Oct. 1, 2023
Malmö, Sweden
Group exhibition: "ECAL DIPLÔMES 2022" (selected diploma works)
ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne Nov. 2, 2022 - Nov. 28, 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland


Exhibition of John M. Armleder: &
MAMCO - Musée d’art moderne et contemporain de Genève Feb. 22, 2022 - Sep. 4, 2022
Geneva, Switzerland

Group exhibition "&" by John M. Armleder "MAMCO (Musée d'art moderne et contemporain de Genève)" in Geneva (CH)

Solo exhibition: Untitled
Le Balkkon Mar. 24, 2022 - Jul. 24, 2022
Neuchâtel, Switzerland

Solo exhibition in the gallery N°20 of the arts centre "Le Balkkon" in Neuchâtel (extended for one month)


Bachelor of Arts HES-SO in Fine Arts
ECAL - École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne Sep. 16, 2019 - Jun. 13, 2022
Renens, Switzerland
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Group exhibition : Violence de classe
ÉCAL Apr. 29, 2022 - May. 16, 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland

Group exhibition "Violence de classe" curated by Denis Savary at ÉCAL ("École cantonale d'art de Lausanne) in Lausanne (CH)

Group exhibition: Traduction cleptomane I
ÉCAL Apr. 8, 2022 - May. 1, 2022
Lausanne, Switzerland

Group exhibition "Traduction cleptomane I" curated by Federico Nicolao and Gina Proenza at the library of the art space "Locus Solus" in Lausanne (CH)

Group exhibition: Essentielle Poussière
Vasa Collective Jun. 24, 2021 - Jun. 25, 2021
Lausanne, Switzerland

Group exhibition "Essentielle Poussière" curated by Vasa Collective in an apartment in Lausanne (CH)

Group exhibition: Faits et Gestes
ÉCAL May. 20, 2021 - Jun. 20, 2021
Lausanne, Switzerland

Group exhibition "Faits et Gestes" curated by Philippe Decrauzat at the former goods station "Sébeillon" in Lausanne (CH)

Group exhibition: HIT
ÉCAL Apr. 1, 2021 - Apr. 16, 2021
Lausanne, Switzerland

Group exhibition "HIT" curated by Geoffery Cottenceau at the former goods station "Sébeillon" in Lausanne (CH)

Group exhibition: Me
ÉCAL Nov. 15, 2019 - Nov. 15, 2019
Lausanne, Switzerland

Group exhibition "Me" curated by Rochelle Feinstein at "ÉCAL" (École cantonale d'art de Lausanne) in Lausanne (CH)

Diploma Foundation Year, option: Fine Arts
ECAL - École Cantonale d’Art de Lausanne Sep. 1, 2018 - Aug. 31, 2019
Renens, Switzerland
Sankt Petersburger Herold (newspaper) Sep. 10, 2017 - Mar. 14, 2018
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

-Photography (events and portraits / treatment of photos)
-Translation of the Russian press into German
-Preparation, realisation and editing of interviews and articles
-Regular update of a personal blog providing practical information on the life in Russia through personal anecdotes

Russian as a Foreign Language. An Intensive Short-term Course. Levels B1-B2
The Herzen State University Russia Jan. 15, 2018 - Mar. 10, 2018
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

Intensive short-term course on Russian language, culture and history (two months, 160 hours)

The State Hermitage Museum Sep. 12, 2017 - Nov. 10, 2017
Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation

-Greeting international guests invited by the State Hermitage Museum at the airport and accompanying their personal transfer
-Translating historical texts from French to English and news about the State Hermitage Museum from Russian to English, to French and to German
-Brushing, marking and archiving


archaeological findings in the Archaeological department at the Art Restoration and Storage Centre of the State Hermitage Museum

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Personal assistant
Annamarie M. Andersen Fine Art Jul. 12, 2017 - Sep. 9, 2017
Zurich, Switzerland

-Archiving artists' works
-(Dis-)mounting of exhibitions

Group exhibition: Untitled
Buchbekleidung an der Limmat Jul. 1, 2017 - Jul. 8, 2017
Zurich, Switzerland

Group exhibition "Untitled" curated by Christa Wyss at her workshop "Buchbekleidung an der Limmat" in Zurich (CH)

Bilingual High School Diploma (German / French)
Grammar School Freudenberg Aug. 22, 2011 - Jul. 6, 2017
Zurich, Switzerland

Highly selective state-funded grammar school with focus on old and new languages

Industry sectors



Conceptualisation of space and event

Fluent in Russian, Bilingual in English and French, Mother tongue German

Journalistic photography

Journalistic contributions (interviews, articles, reports, personal blog episodes)






Software skills

Adobe Photoshop

Adobe InDesign

Adobe Premiere Pro

Adobe AfterEffects

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Audition

Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel...)



Native language









Types of contracts
Freelance / Missions
Full Time
Part time
In house / Interim management
Internship / Work-study
Personal details

UE working permit

Potentially open to relocate

Professional references

Eugen von Arb (editor-in-chief 'Sankt Petersburger Herold' in Saint Petersburg)

MUMA (artist based in Lausanne)


Annoncement of the end of my exhibition at the arts centre "Le Balkkon" in the official social media channel of the City of Neuchâtel

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