Béatrice Helg was born in Geneva, Switzerland in 1956. After studying cello at the Geneva Music Conservatory, she pursues her studies in photography at the California College of Arts and Crafts in Oakland and the Brooks Institute in Santa Barbara, California; and at the International Center of Photography (ICP) in New York. In 1979, the takes part in the organization of Venezia’79 – la Fotografia in Venice. In 1981-1982, she works in ICP’s exhibition department in New York.
Béatrice Helg lives and works in Geneva.