Saturday, June 28 / Musée de l'Elysée


Starting at 3pm
Venue : Elysée Gardens

La Nuit des images will unfold from 3pm onwards in the Elysée gardens for the free and friendly traditional garden-party. Publishers participating to the On Print book fair will address the public and children will be put forward through special activities, including an event celebrating Charlie Chaplin's 100th anniversary, as well as with a workshop that will culminate in a parade with fanfare. By nightfall, over thirty productions by international artists will be unveiled and the Prix Elysée nominees will be announced.



The Nuit des enfants

On the occasion of the Nuit des images, become artists, as a family, for one whole night! Children have pride of place with several activities, including a creative workshop with artist Jean-Daniel Berclaz, ending with a big, boisterous procession and a special anniversary marking 100 years of Charlie Chaplin. Sign up for Berclaz’s workshop and come dressed up as the Tramp!

© Jean-Daniel Berclaz / Musée du Point de Vue

© Jean-Daniel Berclaz / Musée du Point de Vue

From 3pm until 6pm
7pm, procession, meeting point at
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Expressing A Point Of View

A workshop by Jean-Daniel Berclaz and the Musée du Point de Vue

  • Design and create your own pictograms with Jean-Daniel Berclaz
  • Paint your pictogram and create a flag
  • Think up slogans
  • Create banderoles and tracts
  • March boisterously through the gardens to express a point of view

→ for families, aged 5 to 105
→ advance booking required:  Register here
→ Retraites Populaires is partner of the Nuit des enfants
→ children must be accompanied by a parent. 


© From the Archives of the Roy Export Company Establishment, courtesy Musée de l’Elysée

© From the Archives of the Roy Export Company Establishment, courtesy Musée de l’Elysée

From 3pm until 9pm
6:30pm group photo, meeting point at
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The Tramp Is 100 Years Old!

An activity by Chus Díaz Bacchetta and Elisabeth Herrmann

  • See the character the Tramp in short films
  • Get dressed up and made up, and create your own Tramp character
  • Play the Tramp, get on the set and get photographed
  • Do a puzzle with storyboards of the short films
  • Go from still image to animated image by creating your own flip book
  • Be part of the group portrait of all of the little Tramps at the Nuit des images

→ for families, children aged 6 or older
come dressed up and made up as the Tramp
→ the Charlie Chaplin Archive receives support from the Fondation BNP Paribas Suisse
Retraites Populaires is partner of the Nuit des enfants
→ children must be accompanied by a parent 



Your Turn To Play! 

© Martin Becka

© Martin Becka

From 3pm
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Aim, Fire, Smile!

This year, the Nuit des images proposes an intriguing photographic activity: a shooting gallery allowing visitors of the Nuit des images to have their portrait shot.

→ activity created with the kind collaboration of Rencontres d’Arles and the Festival Images Vevey
→ with the support of UBS SA 


© Yann Marchesi

© Yann Marchesi

From 10pm
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BYOB

With the “takeaway” curatorial concept developed in 2010 by artist Rafaël Rozendaal, BYOB contaminates the Nuit des images.

→ advance booking required: byobnuitdesimages.tumblr.com 



Projections

© Matthias Bruggmann

© Matthias Bruggmann

Starting at 9:45pm
Approx 1h, in a loop
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Screen 1 / Big Screen 

Don’t miss the announcement of the eight nominees for the Prix Elysée, in the presence of the artists! After a tribute to Marcel Imsand, there will be a focus on war photography. Come and discover the First World War in color, as you’ve never seen it before, and hear Patrick Chauvel talk about his work on the most heavily mined fields. Along with Matthias Bruggmann.

→ program (French)


© Oscar Monzon

© Oscar Monzon

From 10pm
Approx. 40 min, in a loop
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Screen 2 / (Prohibited) Games 

Games are played at every age in every sphere. From innocent toys that children are fond of to adult pleasures, from dance to music, photographers play upon these different, more or less prohibited practices. 

→ program (French)


© Valentine Vermeil

© Valentine Vermeil

From 10pm
Approx. 30 min, in a loop
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 Screen 3 / You’d Say The South…  

Because it’s summer, because it has a certain exoticism, because we can see conflicts there, because poverty is lurking, because there are oppressed populations, you’d say The South…

→ program (French)


© Marjorie Savlaterra

© Marjorie Savlaterra

From 10pm
Approx 40 min, in a loop
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Screen 4 / Unmasking Myself 

Artists drop their masks. Thanks to images from personal archives, through self-portraits and comments on their own work, photographers reveal themselves and share part of their private life.

→ program (French)


© Olivier Cablat

© Olivier Cablat

From 10pm
Approx 35 min, in a loop
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Screen 5 / The Belly Of An Architect

There is nature in the architect’s belly. Natural forms inspire architectural structures, which in turn transform the landscape. A duck becomes a monument, the horizon echoes the most surprising geometric lines and the photographic work shows a multifaceted world. 

→ program (French)


© Harry Gruyaert

© Harry Gruyaert

At 10pm and at 12pm
Approx 45 min
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Screen 6 / At The Bottom Of The Pool 

Three films offering a deep exploration of an image. A 14-minute immersion in a single image by Philippe Bazin, a dive into Antonioni’s films by Harry Gruyaert and an exploration close to the surface of the planet Mars.

Screened twice, alternating with the Duck Duck Grey Duck concert.

program (French)



On Print Book Fair

© Olivier Culmann

© Olivier Culmann

From 3pm until 10pm
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This year, On Print showcases the diversity of Swiss publishers and opens its doors to a French guest. A genuine forum for encounters and discoveries, On Print reveals the richness of alternative publishing.



The Guest Of The Nuit des images

© Jacques-Aurélien Brun et Benoît Jeannet/ECAL

© Jacques-Aurélien Brun et Benoît Jeannet/ECAL

From 3pm
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Night Less With ECAL, A Project Led By Nicolas Haeni 

Offering a hallucinatory journey into a tropical world that reveals the richness of the biotope, through pure photography, light projections, sound creations and moving images, the students of ECAL(Ecole cantonale d’art de Lausanne) took chances in order to move off the beaten path.

It is in a lush jungle peppered with surprising installations that visitors have to venture to see the creations of second-year students in the Bachelor of Photography program at ECAL, conceived during a workshop led by Geneva photographer Nicolas Haeni.

The fruit of their research is skilfully highlighted by Camille Blin, designer, co-founder of the ACE bureau and professor at ECAL, responsible for the scenography of this installation.

→ video trailer



The Sound Of The Nuit des images Live! 

© Lamax Pieroni

© Lamax Pieroni

Acoustic concert
8pm
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Live electric concert
11pm
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Once again, the cafe-theatre Le Bourg has concocted a musical program for the Nuit des images. Let yourself be transported by the sound of the Night.

Duck Duck Grey Duck (Switzerland)
The Genevan power trio! 

Inspired by 70s rock and by contemporary groups that broke down stylistic barriers from 2001, from the Black Keys to Alabama Shakes, Duck Duck Grey Duck navigates between surf and soul, a line of fuzz bass and voice that oscillates between soft and rough. A nuanced sound, vocal and instrumental songs, a Mediterranean psychedelic groove and a Louisiana soul. Duck Duck Grey Duck is sometimes joined by Brandy Butler, the great singer from Philadelphia (The Fonxionaires, Chamber Soul) who has settled in our part of the world!

Robin Girod on guitar and vocals (Mama Rosin, Frères Souchet), Nelson Schaer on drums, Pierre-Henri Beyrière on fuzz bass (Kind & Kinky Zoo). 

→ duckduckgreyduck.bandcamp.com



The Nuit at the museum

© Luc Chessex/Collection Musée de l’Elysée

© Luc Chessex/Collection Musée de l’Elysée

From 3pm until 12pm
Free admission
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During the Nuit des images the Musée de l'Elysée welcomes you to its exhibitions until midnight:

Luc Chessex, CCCC (Castro, Coca, Che, Cherchez la femme[Search for the woman])
Matthieu Gafsou, Only God Can Judge Me 
Anonymous? On the advantages of the unknown photographer

→ free entrance
→ exhibitions at the Musée de l'Elysée