Nuit des Images 2012, starting 6pm. Book launch editions hard copy 2012, book signing. The artists and designers will be present.
After the sensational success of the Nuit des images 2011, the Musée de l’Elysée is set to greet a large public once again with a festive event and unique program. Photography, video and cinema will be celebrated on the seven screens scattered throughout the museum’s gardens.
A unique program. At nightfall, the screenings will celebrate renowned artists and introduce unexpected discoveries through forty productions. Guest institutions, including the ECAL of Lausanne, the PhotoforumPasquArt, of Bienne, the Geneva Center for Photography or the HEAD of Geneva, will allow the public to discover unreleased and diverse approaches to the world of images. All night long, the Bourg will offer a musical and thirst-quenching program, while the RTS contributes, based on its archives, a sonic evocation of Photography.
Swiss odd books and magazines. At the beginning of the evening, On Print - the small photography book fair - will yet again be an opportunity to discover unusual and often unknown publications. On Print gathers this year twenty art and photography publishers from all over Switzerland.
Kids activities. For the first time, the Nuit des images will offer a choice of specific activities for children, including tales inspired from Charlie Chaplin or invitations to discover with all the senses the richness of imageshard copy art artist books photography photo book design