MUSEE DE L'ELYSEE - Lausanne
Pauline Martin - Curator / Head of Exhibitions
The Musee de l'Elysee is one of the world's leading museums entirely dedicated to photography. Based in Switzerland, it presents four major exhibitions in Lausanne each year and an average of fifteen in prestigious museums and festivals around the world. It holds a unique collection including more than 170,000 positive prints, 800,000 negatives on glass and flexible supports, more than 100,000 plates and slides, around 1,000 albums and portfolios, more than a dozen Collections and full Archives including those of Charles Chaplin, Rene Burri, Nicolas Bouvier, Ella Maillart. By supporting young photographers, offering new perspectives on the masters and confronting photography with other art forms, the Musee de l'Elysee experiments with the image. Regional by character and international in scope, it seeks to constantly develop new and exciting ways to interact with audiences and collaborate with other institutions.