Launched in 2011, the magazine ELSE comes out twice a year, in June and November. It presents approximately fifteen series inspired by the notion of obsession. Collectors, artists, discoverers share the pages of ELSE where all forms of photography meet : artistic or vernacular, historical or contemporary.

Else issue 8

ELSE #8 is out !

1 - Anthony Hernandez LA1971, by  Sam  Stourdzé
2 - Cortis & Sonderegger Icons
3 - Renaud Auguste-Dormeuil Uncover, il Borghese
4 - Numbers, by Erik Kessels
5 - Roger Eberhard Shanty Town Deluxe, par Sam Stourdzé
6 - Reinaldo Loureiro Farhana, by Joan Fontcuberta
7 - Elizabeth Heyert The Travelers, by Véronique Terrier Hermann
8 - Des nuages, des visages, by Clément Chéroux
9 - Hal Fischer’s Gay Semiotics, by Philip Martin
10 - Bon pied, bon œil, by Werner Kühler
11 - Léopold Szondi, le test des pulsions, by Clément Chéroux
12 - Bikini Man On The Rooftop — Robert E. Jackson Collection, by Sam  Stourdzé
13 - No More Teenage Lust, by Erik Kessels
14 - American Neon Signs by Day & Night, by Olivier Cablat

Else #8

Photography by Elysée

ELSE is the magazine for the other photography. A photography considered not only for itself, but that manifests itself in series, collections, brought together through the eye of the photographer, the artist, the critic, the curator, the collector…

Breaching from the cult for the beautiful image, a history of photography shaped alongside that of Fine Arts or a history of masterworks, ELSE is the magazine for obsessive approaches, the impoverished image, the image in disguise, the image diverted, appropriated, re-appropriated…

From reconciliations to confrontations, from historic to contemporary, from vernacular to artistic, ELSE embraces everything, mixes everything, and revels in a categorized classification of images.

Platform, network, meeting point for unconventional approaches, ELSE defines itself as an ever widening circle inviting those with a taste for differentia, under the scrutiny of the editorial committee—Christophe Blaser, Clément Chéroux, Joan Fontcuberta, Erik Kessels, Christoph Schifferli and Véronique Terrier Hermann.

At the junction of banality, strangeness and the quotidian, ELSE aspires to be a visual laboratory, an attempt to make the images speak. Under the artistic direction of Thierry Häusermann and Raphaël Verona (Idpure), ELSE compiles each portfolio as a visual demonstration, reducing text to its minimum; factual, it favors images.

Why ELSE? Because ELySéE. ELSE is a production of the Musée de l’Élysée, and aspires to become the Swiss magazine of photography.
What else? ELSE, the other photography.

Where to find ELSE ?

ELSE is published twice a year, in June and November. ELSE is available in kiosks, bookshops, at the bookshop of the Musée de l'Elysée, or upon subscription.

ELSE by Elysée is a publication of the Musée de l'Elysée. Conception and execution by This is Not (www.thisisnot.ch).
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