Previous exhibitions

Last one out turns the lights off!

From 26 to 27 September 2020

On September 26 and 27, after more than 400 exhibitions, the Musée de l'Elysée will leave the building that has housed it for the past 35 years. Unusual visits and workshops for all audiences will be offered inside the museum, in parallel with the last days of the "reGeneration4" exhibition.

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Jin Yuan, from the series "Grow From Elapses", 2016-2017

reGeneration4

From 01 July to 27 September 2020

Launched in 2005 and repeated every five years, the reGeneration project devoted to emerging international photography will be holding its fourth event for the Musée de l’Elysée’s 35th anniversary. In 2021, shortly before it moves into a new building designed to meet its needs, the Musée de l’Elysée hopes to make reGeneration a gateway between a past to promote and a future to map out. Rather than going through schools of art and photography to choose works to exhibit – as has been done in the past – the Musée de l’Elysée contacted the 180 photographers of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd editions to follow their progress and ask them, this time, to suggest candidates for reGeneration4.

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René Burri, Albisguetli, Zürich, Suisse, 1980 © René Burri / Magnum Photos. Fondation René Burri, Courtesy Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne

René Burri, Explosions of Sight

From 29 January to 01 June 2020

René Burri was born in 1933 and died in 2014 in Zurich, Switzerland. Throughout his life, he was on the front line of global history. He joined Magnum Photos in 1955, becoming one of its members in 1959. Over the course of his career spanning almost sixty years, he travelled to Europe, the Middle East, North, Central and South America, Japan and China, recording with lucidity and acuity most of the momentous events of the second half of the 20th century.

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