Peter Pfrunder (b. 1959) is a publicist specializing in photography and cultural history. After studying German language and literature, European popular literature and English literature in Zürich, Montpellier and Berlin, he worked as editor and author for various newspapers. Since 1998, he has been director and curator of the Fotostiftung Schweiz. Pfrunder has published widely on Swiss photography, including "Schweizer Fotobücher 1927 bis heute - Eine andere Geschichte der Fotografie“ (LMP 2011) and “Unfamiliar Familiarities—Outside Views on Switzerland“ (LMP 2017).