Bookshop

The Musée de l’Elysée bookshop is delighted to receive the public from Tuesday to Sunday during the museum’s opening hours. It offers a wide choice of monographs and catalogs as well as a great many books on photography, cinema and video or more generally, art and esthetics. Books on the history and techniques of photography, essays and foreign-language publications can guide visitors through the history of the medium.

The museum’s bookshop has also taken into consideration its younger visitors with fun and educational publications chosen especially for them. Book signings and talks with leading figures from the world of photography are organized regularly. It also offers a vast selection of reviews, postcards and posters as well as the museum’s own publications.


Book presentation with Matthieu Gafsou

October 27, 2018 5:00PM to 6:00PM

On the occasion of the publication of the book H+ by Editions Actes Sud and Kehrer, signature of the book and discussion with Matthieu Gafsou, photographer and Marc Donnadieu, Chief Curator.

H+ is the rallying sign of the followers and thurifers of transhumanism. A current of thought, a philosophical school and an international movement with a wide audience, transhumanism, born in the movement of American counter-culture in the 1960s and theorized in depth in Californian universities at the dawn of the 1990s, is now experiencing considerable popularity. Matthieu Gafsou takes us into the heart of laboratories where exoskeleton, neurostimulation, transfer of the human mind to computers, cryogenics, transgenesis, cyborg, anthropotechnics, all disciplines or achievements that abound in the promises or potential fears generated by the famous acronym NBIC (nanotechnologies, biotechnologies, informatique and cognitive sciences).

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Exhibitions catalogues

Find out our exhibitions catalogues

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The Nominees’ Book 2016-2018

Prix Elysée

The Musée de l’Elysée and Editions Photosynthèses, Arles are thrilled to present the Prix Elysée nominees’ projects in a box-set of eight artist books.

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The Musée de l’Elysée : 30 years of photography

Anniversary book

After its 30th anniversary, the Musée de l’Elysée teamed up with the University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL) to conceive a unique book.

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Serigraph, limited edition

Steeve Iuncker

Léo et Laurette, May 2016, 51 x 65 cm
Serigraph, limited edition of 53
CHF 100.-

Available at the bookshop


Opening hours and contact

Libraire boutique du Musée de l’Elysée
Avenue de l’Elysée 18
1006 Lausanne
Tel: +41 (0)21 316 99 15
Email: librairie@elysee.ch

The museum bookshop is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm.

By appointment when exhibitions are being mounted (consult the exhibition calendar).

Orders

Our books can be purchrased by:

Libraire boutique du Musée de l’Elysée
Avenue de l’Elysée 18
1006 Lausanne
Tel: +41 (0)21 316 99 15
Email: librairie@elysee.ch

The museum bookshop is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11am to 6pm.

By appointment when exhibitions are being mounted (consult the exhibition calendar).

Café Elise

In order to share one's impressions, ideas and artistic discoveries both before and after the visit of the exhibition, the Musée de l’Elysée welcomes its visitors at the Café Elise, a bookstore and coffee shop with a friendly atmosphere.

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