Exhibitions at CPG Centre de la Photographie Genève
Eros & Cosmos
The sixth edition of the 50JPG of the Centre de la photographie Genève will be held between 19 June and 25 August 2019. The main exhibition will aim to bring together Eros & Cosmos. Under the title OSMOSCOSMOS, it will highlight the link between these two universes, a connection that has been very little studied in our western cultures, probably too much influenced by monotheistic religions and the feelings of guilt developed in association with Eros, with the purpose of making the in… more
Jules Spinatsch is one of the most important Swiss photographers on the international scene today. To be specific, he has exhibited at the MoMA in New York, the Fondation Cartier in Paris, the Villa Arson in Nice, the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, Tate Modern in London, the SFMoMA in San Francisco, as well as at Kunsthaus Zürich or the Fotomuseum Winterthur, to mention only those institutions.
The exhibition sums up the panoramic photography projects he has carried out between 2003 and… more
50JPG -50 Days for Photography in Geneva 2016
The exhibition "Caméra(Auto)Contrôle" is the core of the 50JPG—50 Days for Photography in Geneva 2016. This 5th edition of the triennial takes us right into the burning issue of automated images, drones, selfies, social networks, data control and monitoring systems, through the works of more than 60 artists.
These days, we can 'celebrate' a quarter of century of the monitoring of public space by automated cameras worldwide. These cameras quite ofte… more
In collaboration with Fotomuseum Winterthur
La photographie à contre-courant
4th photo-triennal 50 JPG (50 Jours pour la Photographie à Genève)
The central exhibition in the 50JPG seeks to question the documentary character of photography. We all seem to share the assumption that anyone producing optical images is providing testimony on the tangible world. But this positivistic, pro-scientific nineteenth-century belief has been shaken by the ‘derealisation’ of our lives and the increasingly spectacle-oriented quality of news in contemporary capitalist society. Moreover, that process includes artists like Jeff Wall and Cindy… more
Trade Fair and Industry Design 1967-1990
50 Jours pour la Photographie
LA REVANCHE DE L’ARCHIVE PHOTOGRAPHIQUE (PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES HIT BACK), an exhibition devised by Joerg Bader, will constitute the central focus of the 50JPG festival and will take place from 4 June to 31 July 2010. It will bring together some thirty artists coming from all sorts of background, and will be held at the Centre de la Photographie Genève (CPG) – Bâtiment d’art contemporain.
With the participation of :
Claudia Andujar, Arab Image Foundation, Roy Arde… more
After their two collaborations with the International Festival of Cinema VISIONS OF REALITY, the Centre de la photographie Geneve (CPG) took the initiative to organize a double presentation of Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige works at CPG and VISIONS DU RÉEL, as their works have video-cinematographic qualities as rich as they excel in the photographic realm.
The CPG will not only show photographs by these two artists, born in Beirut in 1969, but also show two videos that cannot be shown … more
UEBERMALTE FOTOGRAFIEN / PHOTOGRAPHIES PEINTES
Centre de la photographie - Genève
The exhibition UERBERMALTE FOTOGRAFIEN / PHOTOGRAPHIES PEINTES (OVERPAINTED PHOTOGRAPHS) at the Centre de la photographie Geneva (CPG) presents a side of the work of Gerhard Richter (*Dresden, 1932) largely unknown up till now. Only a few collectors and gallerists close to the artist were aware of the practise that Gerhard Richter, one of the most important artists of… more
Mur des Documents - en collaboration avec la PRIDE 04