L'insensé Suisse ouvre ses pages à des photographes contemporains insensés
Après l'Insensé Japan, Pays-Bas, Espagne, États-Unis, Berlin et British, voici le tour de la Suisse d'être encensée par L'Insensé. Comme à son habitude, le magazine est de toute beauté, et à un prix raisonnable et abordable : 20 euros.
« La Suisse s'affiche comme un pays « neutre ». Cela ne signifie pas pour autant que ce petit pays situé au milieu de l'Europe se soit retiré du monde pour cultiver son « ailleurs ». Depuis toujours ses habitants ont ressenti une ardente obligation de curiosité vers le monde extérieur, à travers les livres, les films, la finance... et la photographie ! ».
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Young people Exhibition at the Fotomuseum Winerthur
Growing up is a time of self-searching. Who am I and who do I want to be? It is a time of trying to ground oneself in the world and build a relationship with one’s own persona. Each individual must personally undergo the experience of transition from a protected childhood into a social system of relationships and responsibility, finding one’s role in group dynamics, identifying, and testing possibilities and boundaries. Artistic photography has repeatedly examined this phase of life, from at least two different perspectives. One is the viewpoint of actual experience – a young adult who shares the lives of the protagonists with whom he or she is involved. Then there is the adult perspective on the phenomena of youth, which takes a different form of expression due to a certain distance and life experie...
Female Trouble The camera as mirror and stage of female projectionSince the invention of photography more than 170 years ago it has been largely women who have used this technical medium to project themselves through role playing and masquerading. As well as the experimental urge to constantly recreate ones ego, the camera has also served as a means of calling into question clichés of female representation. Playing with the image of the eternally feminine was and remains a discourse with gender identity, its social and political definitions and reaching beyond them.
The exhibition focuses on contemporary women artists such as Cindy Sherman, Sarah Lucas, Monica Bonvicini and Pipilotti Rist, who with the aid of photography and video art investigate the female image. The artists explore the question of what image patterns the media age employs for portraying femininity and how t...