Essays

    • WERE WE STAND

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      At first glance, the photographs seem impossible, made by a creature untethered from the laws of gravity. Surely, only a bird could have seen that view into the cavernous stepwell water-storage tank. Is the discharge running from that Mexican geothermal plant depicted in cross-section? The herd o

    • IMAGES 2014

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      Images – a Free, Open-Air Photography Festival Concept In its own special way, the small and charming town of Vevey located on Lake Geneva, goes big again. Having spent all year preparing for this latest event, the town of Vevey has now wrapped up its walls and is ready to reveal its most beaut

    • BIELER FOTOTAGE

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      Die Fototage erfinden sich jedes Jahr neu. Und das nicht nur mittels einer eigenständigen Thematik und eines erstklassigen Programms, das auf der Höhe der fotografischen Aktualität ist, sondern auch mittels neuer Ideen, mit denen die junge Fotografie gefördert und Gespräche rund um die Ausst

    Last Days

    CANDICE BREITZ, TREATMENT

    CANDICE BREITZ, TREATMENT
    Candice Breitz’s earliest video installation,Babel Series, was shown at the Centre in 2000, with the support and encouragement of Paolo Colombo. On the occasion of the Centre’s 40th anniversary, Breitz returns to talk about and screen excerpts from recent works, tracing her journey from the Ba

    JIMMY NELSON

    JIMMY NELSON
    The purity of humanity exists. It is there in the mountains, the ice fields, the jungle, along the rivers and in the valleys. Jimmy Nelson found the last tribesmen and observed them. He smiled and drank their mysterious brews before taking out his camera. He shared what real people share: vibrations

    GARRY WINOGRAND

    GARRY WINOGRAND
    The Jeu de Paume presents the first retrospective for twenty-five years of the great American photographer, Garry Winogrand (1928–1984) who chronicled America in the post-war years. Winogrand is still relatively unknown because of the amount of work that still has to be done on archiving, developi

    IN THE JUNGLE OF THE BIG CITY

    IN THE JUNGLE OF THE BIG CITY
    The Swiss photographer Rudy Burckhardt (1914-1999) settled in New York in 1935. Overwhelmed by the size of that city, its architectural diversity and the tense hustle and bustle on the streets, he began to capture his impressions in photographs and on film. A shy and reserved person, he initially de

    DOCUMENT CONTROL

    DOCUMENT CONTROL
    In the early 1990s Peter Piller (born 1968) had a part-time job at a press clipping service in Hamburg. Clients and companies could thereby monitor where and in what form their paid advertisements actually appeared. Like Richard Prince during his job at Time Magazine, Peter Piller came across specia

    HANS EIJKELBOOM

    HANS EIJKELBOOM
    Né en 1949 aux Pays-Bas, Hans Eijkelboom a fait sa formation en Arts visuels et utilise beaucoup la photographie pour ses travaux qu’il expose et publie régulièrement. Après avoir exploré l’influence de l’apparence et de l’habillement, il a souhaité montrer comment l’individu perd pr