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26.09 – 27.09.2020

The Last One Turns the Lights Off!

Closing Event - From September 26 to 27, 2020From September 26 to 27, 2020On September 26 and 27, after more than 400 exhibitions, the Musée de l'Elysée will leave the building that has housed it for the past 35 years. We have promised a closing party, which will take place in a form adapted to th...
01.07 – 27.09.2020

reGeneration4

Launched in 2005 and repeated every five years, the reGeneration project devoted to emerging international photography will be holding its fourth event for the Musée de l’Elysée’s 35th anniversary. In 2021, shortly before it moves into a new building designed to meet its needs, the Musée de l’Elysée...
29.01 – 01.06.2020

René Burri, Explosions of Sight

René Burri was born in 1933 and died in 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland. Throughout his life, he was on the front line of global history. He joined Magnum Photos in 1955, becoming one of its members in 1959. Over the course of his career spanning almost sixty years, he travelled to Europe, the Middle Ea...
29.01 – 01.06.2020

Artificial Intersections

A project developed by near. swiss association for contemporary photography, the LabElysée and Gaël Hugo (one more studio). What happens when Photo Elysée meets near. in order to question Swiss photography through the prism of machine learning? Initiated in 2018 under the name AI is near, the projec...
18.09.2019 – 05.01.2020

Jan Groover: Laboratory of Forms

This exhibition looks back for the first time over the life’s work of Jan Groover (1943-2012), the American photographer whose personal collection was added to the Musée de l’Elysée’s collections in 2017. Based on a selection of archives from her personal collections, the exhibition will evoke not o...
18.09.2019 – 05.01.2020

_Field

_Field juxtaposes a reality experienced through the object with an imaginary projected environment. As we swing, we control the movement, itself induced by the swing. Through our bodily feelings, _Field induces a powerful immersive feedback. The suspension of the body and its displacement in a unive...
29.05.2019 – 27.09.2020

Out of the Box !

Until its temporary closure in October 2020, there will be free admittance to the museum while it prepares to move its collections to PLATEFORME 10. The Musée de l’Elysée’s collections contain 1.2 million objects covering the entire history of photography, all of which will be transferred to the f...