Exhibitions at Fondation Vevey ville d'images
VISUAL ARTS BIENNALE
Festival Images Vevey is the first and main biennale of visual arts in Switzerland. Every two years, it presents original photographic exhibitions, outdoors in the streets and the parks of Vevey as well as indoors in unusual venues, and features collaborations with people who ensure Vevey’s status as a “City of Images” all year round.
From 8 to 30 September 2018, based on the theme Extravaganza. Out of the Ordinary, visitors will get to discover, free of charge, some sixty ind… more
FESTIVAL IMAGES 2018
For decades, Coco Fronsac has scoured flea markets in search of old photographs on which she has based her artistic approach. Thanks to her pictorial work on the images, the colourful and creative visual artist breathes new life into these anonymous portraits and family pictures. These forgotten faces wear gouache-painted masks from Africa, Oceania, Asia and America to create a gallery of extraordinary characters right out of a children’s storybook. These surrealist works appear in the sho… more
FESTIVAL IMAGES 2018
Presented at the São Paulo Biennale in 2002, this installation consists of large-scale self-portraits of Marcos Chaves laughing hysterically accompanied by a soundtrack of pre-recorded laughter. The audience finds itself surrounded by these hilarious and grinning faces, while a sequence of uncontrollable laughing, sometimes to the point of tears, can be heard through headphones. Exploring the fine line between joy and sadness, unease and complicity, the concept generates mixed feelings by… more
For the fifth time under its current guise, Festival Images will transform Vevey into a real "city of images" from 10 September to 2 October. Confirming its status as Switzerland’s first Biennale of visual arts the Festival will present 75 original installations by international artists and upandcoming talents in unexpected places, indoors and outdoors, around the common theme of ‘immersion’, providing a genuine largescale, free of charge photographic experience for… more
The free open-air photography Festival in Vevey, Switzerland
Festival Images, Vevey, Switzerland
13th Sept. – 5th Oct. 2014
** Opening evening Saturday 13th Sept.**
Festival Images is Switzerland’s first open‐air photography festival for visual arts and the main festival of its kind in Europe. Every two years it produces unprecedented monumental photography exhibitions in the streets of Vevey; it also offers many exhibitions in various venues throughout the region devoted to image and displays the winning work from the competitions tha… more
Festival Images, Vevey, Switzerland, 08-30 September 2012The visual arts Festival Images is the first open-air photography festival of Switzerland. Every two years, it produces unseen monumental photography exhibitions in the streets of Vevey and also proposes numerous exhibitions in various regional institutions dedicated to the image. The Festival is also an opportunity to introduce the winning projects of the two competitions it organises: the Vevey International Photo Award and the European … more
In September 2010, Vevey will be draped in images
Opening: Saturday, September 4, 2010, 7 pm, Ex-EPA
From September 4th to 26th, Vevey (Switzerland) will be entirely dedicated to the image! The visual arts festival IMAGES features monumental photography exhibitions by renowned artists and present the winners of the two competitions it organises - the European First Film Awards and the Vevey International Photo Awards. Entirely free, the festival presents the works of about 100 contemporary ar… more
With new graphics and a new section of outdoor exhibitions, the Images' Festival takes on a new look this autumn!
Each of the four sections of the 2008 show has its own individual colour:
Blue for the outdoor exhibitions; yellow for the international competitions; pink for the cinema programme; grey for the monographic exhibitions.
The 2008 show has a major new feature: the Festival takes the name "Vevey, city of images" literally by installing the work of fifteen or so … more