In an era of massive flows of digital images, photography has never so much travelled or generated so many artistic projects. Which notably explains why the present issue presents its set unusual original portfolios: Thierry Bouët offers insight into his current series in progress, reflecting about the life of individuals who live on a slanted plane; Paul Bogaers disconcerts us with his trompe-l’oeil photographs and their literally materialized frames; Jill Quigley revitalizes old cottages in her native Northern Ireland, while her compatriot Mary Hamill reveals a very personal bouquet of tulips.
A trilingual review launched in 2011 by the Musée de l’Elysée, ELSE explores photography in all of its diversity and questions the new and changing ways in which we gaze at images. In each issue, ELSE features original portfolios and shows the many facets of emerging photography.
A collector’s item with radical design and authentic curatorial platform supported by international photography specialists, the review emphasizes discoveries. Brief and efficient texts supplement the portfolios and allow images to fully express themselves, while a central portfolio dedicated to the Museum’s Collections provides some historical background to these contemporary series. Its biannual release matches two major events marking the international photography calendar: the Rencontres d’Arles in July, and Paris Photo in November.
Luis Molina-Pantin, Thierry Bouët, Lebohang Kganye, Thierry Struvay, Adrian Hermanides, Meng Minsheng, Zhang Yaxin, Paul Bogaers, Mary Hamill, Jill Quigley, Les Krims, Suzi Pilet
For Europe : Martin Parr et Erik Kessels
For Africa and Oceania: Jean-Hubert Martin
For Asia: Claude Hudelot
For North America: Joshua Chuang
For South America: Alexis Fabry
102 pages, 24,5×32.5cm, softcover
Published by Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne