Jojakim Cortis was born in Germany in 1978 and has lived in Zurich since 2001. He studied photography at the Zurich University of the Arts ZHDK and received his diploma in 2006. He gained experience through internships in the studio of photographer Ben Isselstein (D), Torkil Gudanson (USA) and at the agency Walter Schupfer Management (USA).
Adrian Sonderegger was born in Switzerland in 1980 and has lived in Zurich since 2001. After the preliminary design course in 2001, he studied photography at the Zurich University of the Arts ZHDK and received his diploma in 2006. From 2007-2011 he worked as an assistant to the artist Jules Spinatsch and taught at the Zurich University of Art and Design SKDZ.
Their artistic collaboration began during their photography studies at the college and continues to this day. Since graduating in 2006, they have worked as artists, photographers and freelance lecturers for various art schools. Their photographs have been shown in numerous exhibitions, including the Metropolitan Museum in New York (USA), Museum Folkwang in Essen (D), Fotostiftung Schweiz (CH) and C/O Berlin (D), as well as at festivals in Switzerland, France, Poland, Sweden and China. Their book "Double Take" was published in 2018 in English by Thames & Hudson (GB/USA), in German by Lars Müller Publisher (CH) and in Japanese by Seigensha (JP).