Archives

01.11.2024 – 12.01.2025

Maya Rochat

In the Fall, Photo Elysée extends a carte blanche to Swiss visual artist Maya Rochat. Through her artistic endeavors, she deftly engages with images, skillfully superimposing and manipulating them to craft vibrant and saturated visual montages, which she presents as distinctive, textured installatio...
06.09.2024 – 12.01.2025

Daido Moriyama

Photo Elysée is presenting a major exhibition devoted to one of Japan’s greatest photographers. This retrospective, produced by the Instituto Moreira Salles (Sao Paulo, Brazil), will be making a stopover in Switzerland after showing in Berlin and London.  During the sixty years of his career, Daido ...
22.06.2024 – 12.01.2025

Sabine Weiss × Nathalie Boutté

"What I don't understand is how I was able do so many things in the same period. That's amazing! And completely different things! It was a very beautiful life. I don't want to start over because it cannot be restarted. But I regret nothing." - Sabine Weiss
22.06 – 29.09.2024

Tamara Janes

Set and setting presents the first institutional solo show of Swiss artist Tamara Janes. Janes is fascinated by how we see, question, and change the post-modern conditions of the image. She addresses these issues by utilising a unique blend of high-culture and popular culture sources that captivate ...
22.06 – 22.06.2024

Nuit des images

In 2024, the Nuit des images makes its comeback with a new playground: the Plateforme 10 arts district. The venue changes, but the DNA remains! An essential part of Lausanne's cultural landscape, the event launched over thirty years ago by the museum has a tradition of celebrating photography in a v...
22.06 – 29.09.2024

Olga Cafiero

Olga Cafiero has been given carte blanche to explore the Naturéum's collections. Through her photographic series, she captures the perpetual accumulation of time. She plays with colors and materials to create and represent each object. By bringing zoological, botanical and geological specimens to li...
29.03 – 04.08.2024

Man Ray

“To be totally liberated from painting and its aesthetic implications” was the first avowed aim of Man Ray (United States, 1890-1976), who began his career as a painter. Photography was one of the major breakthroughs of modern art and led to a rethinking of notions of representation. In the 1920s an...
29.03 – 04.08.2024

Cindy Sherman

Cindy Sherman is considered to be one of the most important American artists of her generation. Her ground-breaking photographs have interrogated themes around representation and identity in contemporary media for over four decades.
29.03 – 02.06.2024

Christian Marclay × ECAL

Four portraits taken by a machine and printed in just a few minutes! This is the experience offered by the photo booth since its invention in 1924. It was an immediate success, particularly with the proliferation of identity documents requiring a portrait complying with specific standards (bare head...
29.03 – 02.06.2024

Aurélie Pétrel ×
Fabien Vallos ×
HEAD × ENSP

The View & Data exhibition is the result of a research project revolving around the question of data, headed by artist-photographer Aurélie Pétrel and philosopher Fabien Vallos, in collaboration with two schools, the HEAD Geneva and the ENSP Arles. This research analyzes the implications of the ...
03.11.2023 – 25.02.2024

Deborah Turbeville

The work of Deborah Turbeville (1932-2013) defies classification. The American photographer belonged to no school or movement. Her unique visual signature has been recognisable since she emerged as a major talent in the 1970s; a certain timelessness melancholy and a patina emanate from her haunting ...
03.11.2023 – 25.02.2024

Richard Mosse

Richard Mosse (Ireland, 1980) gained recognition for his socially committed documentaires often presented via immersive and monumental installations. He is known for his landscapes in shades of red and pink from the series Infra (2010) depicting the civil war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mor...
03.11.2023 – 25.02.2024

Mathieu Bernard-Reymond × La Muette

In this photographic exploration, Mathieu Bernard-Reymond (France, 1976) has chosen to combine extracts from the writings of C. F. Ramuz with image-generating artificial intelligence tools. In D’après Ramuz, a project initiated by La Muette – literary spaces, he gives form to the mental images that ...
03.11.2023 – 25.02.2024

One for the Other

In tandem with her exhibition A Lake in the Eye, Virginie Otth (Switzerland, 1971) has invited ten artists with whom she has crossed paths at the Vevey School of Photography (CEPV) over the past two decades. Having enjoyed the discussions she has had with them around images and their perception, Vir...
03.11.2023 – 25.02.2024

Virginie Otth

A key figure in contemporary photography in Lausanne, Virginie Otth (Switzerland, 1971) presents four previously unseen works, as well as her first film. This monographic exhibition brings together works that combine the various interests and reflections that have animated the artist for many years,...