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Dec. 1  2020

Deadline to apply for a near.-membership.
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near.prize 2020
Nicolas Delaroche
Special mention: Anne Gabriel-Jürgens

 

The near.prize is an annual award aimed at providing a financial incentive to encourage production and foster new ideas. This year, the winner will be awarded by 1000 CHF in cash to support his/her work, a publication of the awarded project in the next issue of La Couleur des jours and a free one-year near. membership.

 

near.prize 2020
Nicolas Delaroche
Special mention: Anne Gabriel-Jürgens

 

The near.prize is an annual award aimed at providing a financial incentive to encourage production and foster new ideas. This year, the winner will be awarded by 1000 CHF in cash to support his/her work, a publication of the awarded project in the next issue of La Couleur des jours and a free one-year near. membership.

 

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crit group #2
in Zürich with Melody Gygax
Tuesday 03 November 2020

 

Want to tell a story editing your body of work? May it be for an exhibition or a book, or just to make the next step in your ongoing project. If you find yourself in the middle of a photographic project and would like some feedback, join the next near. crit group. In a small group - accompanied by editor/curator Melody Gygax - you present your «work in progress». With the feedback from each photographer and from our invited guest, you can sharpen and advance the process of the photo series you are working on.

 

crit group #2
in Zürich with Melody Gygax
Tuesday 03 November 2020

 

Want to tell a story editing your body of work? May it be for an exhibition or a book, or just to make the next step in your ongoing project. If you find yourself in the middle of a photographic project and would like some feedback, join the next near. crit group. In a small group - accompanied by editor/curator Melody Gygax - you present your «work in progress». With the feedback from each photographer and from our invited guest, you can sharpen and advance the process of the photo series you are working on.

 

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near. prize 2020
Open call
Deadline October 1, 2020

With the idea of developing additional support for the association’s photographers, near. launches the second edition of the near. prize, an annual award aimed at providing a financial incentive to encourage production and foster new ideas. Each year, a specific theme is chosen by the committee. This year’s theme is «encounters».

near. prize 2020
Open call
Deadline October 1, 2020

With the idea of developing additional support for the association’s photographers, near. launches the second edition of the near. prize, an annual award aimed at providing a financial incentive to encourage production and foster new ideas. Each year, a specific theme is chosen by the committee. This year’s theme is «encounters».

Watch the near. ‘Photographer’s Talk’ with Elina Brotherus and Marie DuPasquier, recorded on February 12, 2020 at CEPV in Vevey

Watch the near. ‘Photographer’s Talk’ with Elina Brotherus and Marie DuPasquier, recorded on February 12, 2020 at CEPV in Vevey

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Next deadline: december 1st 2020

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Artificial Intersections

Our interactive installation was shown at the LabElysée of the Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne from 29 January to 1 June 2020.
A project developed by near., the LabElysée and Gaël Hugo (one more studio, Paris).

Artificial Intersections

Our interactive installation was shown at the LabElysée of the Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne from 29 January to 1 June 2020.
A project developed by near., the LabElysée and Gaël Hugo (one more studio, Paris).

Lightbox

 → Photo by Rebecca Bowring
 
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Photographer’s Talk #4

On February 12, another «Photographer's Talk» took place in Vevey in collaboration with CEPV, with Elina Brotherus (photographer, Finland) and Marie DuPasquier (curator Display, Berlin).
The video will soon be available !

Photographer’s Talk #4

On February 12, another «Photographer's Talk» took place in Vevey in collaboration with CEPV, with Elina Brotherus (photographer, Finland) and Marie DuPasquier (curator Display, Berlin).
The video will soon be available !

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Malgorzata Stankiewicz
near. prize winner 2019!

The near. prize is an annual award aimed at providing a financial incentive to encourage production and foster new ideas. Read the words from the jury

 

Malgorzata Stankiewicz
near. prize winner 2019!

The near. prize is an annual award aimed at providing a financial incentive to encourage production and foster new ideas. Read the words from the jury

 

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What’s next 2020
Aarau — Spectrum

We will present our new AI project in collaboration with LAB/Elysée.
Nov. 29 2019, 13:30–18:00 PM
 

What’s next 2020
Aarau — Spectrum

We will present our new AI project in collaboration with LAB/Elysée.
Nov. 29 2019, 13:30–18:00 PM
 

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Talk at Biennale dell’Immagine Chiasso

in collaboration with Cons Arc / Galleria 

Talk with Elisa Rusca and near. members Aline d’Auria, Gian Paolo Minelli, Igor Ponti and Salvatore Vitale

Tuesday October 29  6:30 pm (followed by aperitivo)

 

Talk at Biennale dell’Immagine Chiasso

in collaboration with Cons Arc / Galleria 

Talk with Elisa Rusca and near. members Aline d’Auria, Gian Paolo Minelli, Igor Ponti and Salvatore Vitale

Tuesday October 29  6:30 pm (followed by aperitivo)

 

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Verzasca Foto Festival

We will be in Sonogno for the festival Sept. 5-8 2019.
Friday Sept. 6 at 1:30 pm near. talk with members Isabelle Blanc, Thomas Brasey and Yann Laubscher.
Saturday Sept 7 (morning) portfolio reviews.

www.verzascafoto.com

Verzasca Foto Festival

We will be in Sonogno for the festival Sept. 5-8 2019.
Friday Sept. 6 at 1:30 pm near. talk with members Isabelle Blanc, Thomas Brasey and Yann Laubscher.
Saturday Sept 7 (morning) portfolio reviews.

www.verzascafoto.com

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crit group #1 in Zürich
with Sascha Renner
Wednesday September 4, 2019

How do photos in a publication or exhibition tell a story? If you ask yourself this question in the midst of your current photographic work, then join the crit group of near.

In a small group - accompanied by curator Sascha Renner - you present your «work in progress». Inputs and discussion then follow in the plenary session. The goal: With the feedback from the round, you can sharpen and advance your photo series in terms of storytelling.

Sascha Renner: Deputy Director, Curator at Fotostiftung Schweiz. Director of COALMINE Forum for Documentary Photography in Winterthur.
fotostiftung.ch / coalmine.ch

Location: Zürich
Date: Wednesday 04 September, 2019
Time: 9:00 to 13:00
Costs: near-members CHF 25 / non-members CHF 50
Number of participants: max. 5 persons (near-members have priority)
Language: depending on participants
Registration: by 18 August to info@near.li

crit group #1 in Zürich
with Sascha Renner
Wednesday September 4, 2019

How do photos in a publication or exhibition tell a story? If you ask yourself this question in the midst of your current photographic work, then join the crit group of near.

In a small group - accompanied by curator Sascha Renner - you present your «work in progress». Inputs and discussion then follow in the plenary session. The goal: With the feedback from the round, you can sharpen and advance your photo series in terms of storytelling.

Sascha Renner: Deputy Director, Curator at Fotostiftung Schweiz. Director of COALMINE Forum for Documentary Photography in Winterthur.
fotostiftung.ch / coalmine.ch

Location: Zürich
Date: Wednesday 04 September, 2019
Time: 9:00 to 13:00
Costs: near-members CHF 25 / non-members CHF 50
Number of participants: max. 5 persons (near-members have priority)
Language: depending on participants
Registration: by 18 August to info@near.li

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near. was Arles 2019
near. x ECAL x YET

near. was Arles 2019
near. x ECAL x YET

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near. x ECAL x YET

near. PRIZE LAUNCH

Thursday, July 4 2019, 19:30-21:30
Espace nonante-neuf, Croisière, Arles

near. x ECAL x YET

near. PRIZE LAUNCH

Thursday, July 4 2019, 19:30-21:30
Espace nonante-neuf, Croisière, Arles

Listen to the ‘Photographer’s Talk’ with Laura Letinsky (Photographer, Canada) and Victoria Mühlig (Curator, Musée d’art de Pully) April 14 2019, 6pm, in the aula of the CEPV, Vevey.

Listen to the ‘Photographer’s Talk’ with Laura Letinsky (Photographer, Canada) and Victoria Mühlig (Curator, Musée d’art de Pully) April 14 2019, 6pm, in the aula of the CEPV, Vevey.

Biennale di Venezia — 17 shots #2

A special-edition postcard set, curated by Céline Eidenbenz, Victoria Mühlig and Anja Radamirovitch in occasion of the Salon Suisse at the Venice Biennale 2019 on the theme «slow».
Presenting images of near. members: Roshan Adhihetty, Sophie Brasey, Anna-Tia Buss, Fred Csupor, Tomasz Fall, Stéphanie Gygax, Yann Haeberlin, Vincent Jendly, Jonas Kambli, Eva Lauterlein, Kostas Maros, Jennifer Niederhauser Schlup, Christian Nilson, Antigoni Papantoni, Igor Ponti, Laurence von der Weid and Tomas Wüthrich.

Biennale di Venezia — 17 shots #2

A special-edition postcard set, curated by Céline Eidenbenz, Victoria Mühlig and Anja Radamirovitch in occasion of the Salon Suisse at the Venice Biennale 2019 on the theme «slow».
Presenting images of near. members: Roshan Adhihetty, Sophie Brasey, Anna-Tia Buss, Fred Csupor, Tomasz Fall, Stéphanie Gygax, Yann Haeberlin, Vincent Jendly, Jonas Kambli, Eva Lauterlein, Kostas Maros, Jennifer Niederhauser Schlup, Christian Nilson, Antigoni Papantoni, Igor Ponti, Laurence von der Weid and Tomas Wüthrich.

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Photo Basel Guided Tour

near. member Léa Girardin has invited us to a guided tour of the exhibition at Photo Basel.
Thursday June 13 2019 at 6:30 pm.
Apply here (before May 20 — 30 places available)

Photo Basel Guided Tour

near. member Léa Girardin has invited us to a guided tour of the exhibition at Photo Basel.
Thursday June 13 2019 at 6:30 pm.
Apply here (before May 20 — 30 places available)

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Photobook Switzerland
Biel

We will be at Photoforum in Biel on Friday 26th of April,
from 12-19h. Come and say hi !

Photobook Switzerland
Biel

We will be at Photoforum in Biel on Friday 26th of April,
from 12-19h. Come and say hi !

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Photographers’s Talk #3
Laura Letinsky
Victoria Mühlig

Third Photographer’s Talk, with Laura Letinsky (photographer, Canada) and Victoria Mühlig (curator, Musée d'art de Pully, Switzerland)
Thursday 14th of February, 6pm at CEPV, Vevey.

Photographers’s Talk #3
Laura Letinsky
Victoria Mühlig

Third Photographer’s Talk, with Laura Letinsky (photographer, Canada) and Victoria Mühlig (curator, Musée d'art de Pully, Switzerland)
Thursday 14th of February, 6pm at CEPV, Vevey.

Become a committee member

We would be delighted to her from you!

Become a committee member

We would be delighted to her from you!

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Photographers’s Talk #2
Asger Carlsen
Danaé Panchaud

Second Photographer’s Talk for 2018, with Asger Carlsen and Danaé Panchaud. Thursday 6th of December, 6pm at CEPV, Vevey

Photographers’s Talk #2
Asger Carlsen
Danaé Panchaud

Second Photographer’s Talk for 2018, with Asger Carlsen and Danaé Panchaud. Thursday 6th of December, 6pm at CEPV, Vevey

All our past publications in our

All our past publications in our

Watch the video of the ‘Photographer’s Talk’ with Geert Goiris (Photographer, Antwerp, Belgium) and Raphaël Biollay (Curator, Festival Images, Vevey)

Watch the video of the ‘Photographer’s Talk’ with Geert Goiris (Photographer, Antwerp, Belgium) and Raphaël Biollay (Curator, Festival Images, Vevey)

near. family

near. is promotion, network and community. near. is artists, curators, historians, and journalists.

near. family

near. is promotion, network and community. near. is artists, curators, historians, and journalists.

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near. was Arles

During the whole duration of the festival «Les Rencontres d’Arles 2018» near. has displayed its publications as well as various books of its members. The new near.-website was launched during an aperitif.
(photo: «Nacktwanderer» 2017 © by Roshan Adhihetty)

near. was Arles

During the whole duration of the festival «Les Rencontres d’Arles 2018» near. has displayed its publications as well as various books of its members. The new near.-website was launched during an aperitif.
(photo: «Nacktwanderer» 2017 © by Roshan Adhihetty)

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AI is near.

Our interactive projection was part of Images Vevey 2018.

AI is near.

Our interactive projection was part of Images Vevey 2018.

Read NEXT. near.’s monthly newsletter which was published between 2008-2015.

Read NEXT. near.’s monthly newsletter which was published between 2008-2015.

Blue pages

All useful links to competitions, grants, festivals.

Blue pages

All useful links to competitions, grants, festivals.

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Verzasca Foto Festival

near. has visited the other side of the Gotthard.

Verzasca Foto Festival

near. has visited the other side of the Gotthard.

 
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