Current exhibitions

Marmarita, Reef Homs, 11 septembre 2013 © Matthias Bruggmann / Contact Press Images. Courtesy Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne et Galerie Polaris, Paris

Matthias Bruggmann

From October 17, 2018 to January 27, 2019

Matthias Bruggmann (Swiss, born in 1978 in Aix-en-Provence, France) is the winner of the second edition of the Prix Elysée for his project A haunted world where it never shows. Building on the framework of his prior work on contemporary conflicts, he proposed to continue a long-term photographic project launched in 2012, documenting the conflict in Syria.

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Mobile Phones, « Hiding in the City », 2012 © Liu Bolin / Courtesy Galerie Paris-Beijing

Liu Bolin. The Theatre of Appearances.

From October 17, 2018 to January 27, 2019

This first retrospective museum exhibition in Switzerland brings together almost fifty monumental photographs and many sculptures illustrating the main themes addressed by Chinese artist Liu Bolin over his career: the political and economic strategies of the Chinese government, ancestral traditions and religious and cultural symbols, individual or collective acts of resistance, the transformation of the urban environment, ecological damage and a hyper-consumerist society.

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