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Rencontres d'Arles 2017
Photography

Rencontres d’Arles 2019

The opening week of the Les Rencontres d’Arles festival is scheduled for 1 to 7 July 2019. Photographers, publishers, curators and other specialists, including numerous representatives from Switzerland, as in the year before, will be meeting up in Arles to present their work, exchange news and opinions, and celebrate photography. The exhibitions will subsequently be …

17.06.2019
Plat(t)form 2018 Fotomuseum Winterthur (c) Philipp Ottendörfer
Visual Arts

Plat(t)form 2019: Good Prospects

Fotomuseum Winterthur is once again offering 42 young photographers from across Europe an opportunity to present their work both to a wider audience and to art and photography experts. From 25 to 27 January 2019, visitors will be able to engage in dialogue with the exhibiting photographers, to listen to various expert discussions and to …

23.01.2019
Rencontres d'Arles 2017 © Pro Helvetia
Visual Arts

Rencontres d’Arles 2018

The opening week of the «Les Rencontres d’Arles», Arles International Photography Festival, is scheduled for 2 to 8 July 2018. Photographers, publishers, curators and other specialists, including numerous representatives from Switzerland, as in the year before, will be meeting up in Arles to present their work, exchange news and opinions, and celebrate photography. Most of the …

21.06.2018
Swiss Performance 2018 © archithese
Photography

Architecture: a fresh look

«Swiss Performance» is more than an annual ‘best-of‘ with respect to Swiss architecture. This special edition of archithese explores the potential of photographing architecture: supported by Pro Helvetia in connection with the promotion of aspiring photographers, eight young and talented photographers have taken their cameras to offer their personal and artistic interpretation of the projects selected …

27.03.2018
Visual Arts

Spotlight on young photography talents

From January 27 to 29, Fotomuseum Winterthur will host «Plat(t)form», a portfolio viewing for up-and-coming artists and photographers. «Plat(t)form» will provide artists from Europe with the possibility to get in touch with experts and present their work or portfolio to an interested public. In collaboration with Fotomuseum Winterthur, Pro Helvetia has invited six international curators …

26.01.2017
Photo of the «Residenze artistiche in Valle Verzasca» in 2015
Photography, Projects Cultural Diversity

Residenze artistiche in Valle Verzasca (TI)

The Verzasca Foto festival is held once a year, in the 87 inhabitant strong village of Sonogno at the very end of Valle Verzasca. For a few days between end of August and early September, photographs are on display throughout the village on house facades and in window recesses. To enhance the festival’s standing and …

18.01.2017
Projects Cultural Diversity

Living traditions in images (FR)

Reviving, sharing, connecting Living traditions viewed from a contemporary perspective – this is the goal of the participatory collection and exhibition project in the canton of Fribourg. It is aimed at the local public and would like in particular to actively involve the younger generation of the Fribourg region. Art practitioners and hobby photographers are …

06.12.2016
Photography

Talks at the Foto Festival in Arles

From 4 to 10 July Pro Helvetia organizes different talks for the opening-week of the foto festival in Arles. At the Nonante-neuf talks renowned photographers debate and the Swiss scene is in the spotlight.

01.07.2016