Current exhibitions

Bertrand Gadenne, Les Papillons, 1988 © Bertrand Gadenne

Slides. The History of Projected Photography

From 01 June to 24 September 2017

The Musée de l’Elysée presents the first exhibition devoted to the history of the slide, from its inception in the second half of the 19th century to today. Whereas the history of photography was built around the photographic print, the photographic projection underwent a major development as of the last third of the 19th century, borrowing from the tradition of magic lantern shows.

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