now!
Are you near.?

Photography lovers, we are looking for you!

We are in search of motivated individuals to join the committee of near. swiss association for contemporary photography, a team of professionals committed to photography and culture, in order to help develop its vision and activities program.

Join us and contribute to the promotion of contemporary photography!

near. was founded in Lausanne in 2009 and its principal aim is to promote the work of Swiss and Swiss-based photographers for established talent as well as young artists. Among other things near. organises exhibitions, screenings, interviews, conferences and gatherings between professionals. 

The association counts more than 120 photographers members from all over the country and has organized numerous projects in collaboration with major cultural institutions in the French, German and Italian regions of Switzerland. near. also counts numerous near. family members, including institutions involved in the exhibition of photography, curators, art historians, critics, teachers, publishers and photographers. 

Interested? Write to info@near.li including a short paragraph about yourself and your motivation.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question about how the association works. Feel free to reach out and we’ll be please to give you more information!

We are looking forward to hearing from you in the very near. future !

Ann, Julie, Laurence, Samuel, Victoria and Zoé

 

Photography lovers, we are looking for you!

We are in search of motivated individuals to join the committee of near. swiss association for contemporary photography, a team of professionals committed to photography and culture, in order to help develop its vision and activities program.

Join us and contribute to the promotion of contemporary photography!

near. was founded in Lausanne in 2009 and its principal aim is to promote the work of Swiss and Swiss-based photographers for established talent as well as young artists. Among other things near. organises exhibitions, screenings, interviews, conferences and gatherings between professionals. 

The association counts more than 120 photographers members from all over the country and has organized numerous projects in collaboration with major cultural institutions in the French, German and Italian regions of Switzerland. near. also counts numerous near. family members, including institutions involved in the exhibition of photography, curators, art historians, critics, teachers, publishers and photographers. 

Interested? Write to info@near.li including a short paragraph about yourself and your motivation.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question about how the association works. Feel free to reach out and we’ll be please to give you more information!

We are looking forward to hearing from you in the very near. future !

Ann, Julie, Laurence, Samuel, Victoria and Zoé

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now!
Are you near.?

Photography lovers, we are looking for you!

We are in search of motivated individuals to join the committee of near. swiss association for contemporary photography, a team of professionals committed to photography and culture, in order to help develop its vision and activities program.

Join us and contribute to the promotion of contemporary photography!

near. was founded in Lausanne in 2009 and its principal aim is to promote the work of Swiss and Swiss-based photographers for established talent as well as young artists. Among other things near. organises exhibitions, screenings, interviews, conferences and gatherings between professionals. 

The association counts more than 120 photographers members from all over the country and has organized numerous projects in collaboration with major cultural institutions in the French, German and Italian regions of Switzerland. near. also counts numerous near. family members, including institutions involved in the exhibition of photography, curators, art historians, critics, teachers, publishers and photographers. 

Interested? Write to info@near.li including a short paragraph about yourself and your motivation.

Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question about how the association works. Feel free to reach out and we’ll be please to give you more information!

We are looking forward to hearing from you in the very near. future !

Ann, Julie, Laurence, Samuel, Victoria and Zoé

From 11 June 2022
Secrets of the Val de Bagnes

Opening on June 11, 2022 from 9am
Val de Bagnes, Wallis

 

An exhibition created in collaboration with and produced by the PALP Festival.

 

Ten photographers from near. have been invited to meet ten inhabitants of the Val de Bagnes in order to draw one of their secrets into images. From the language of trees to the virtues of medicinal plants, the mysteries of cup-and-ring stones and the magic of the alembic, a wide range of subjects awaits you along a 25 km path, to be explored by bike or on foot.

 

With Cynthia Mai Ammann, Graziella Antonini, Tomasz Fall, Yann Haeberlin, Yann Laubscher, Arthur Lehmann, Laurence Rasti, Virginie Rebetez, Alfio Tommasini and Laurence von der Weid.

 

More information on : https://palpfestival.ch/en/evenements/secrets-of-the-val-de-bagnes/

 

Photo credit:
© PALP Festival
© Laurence Rasti
© Yann Laubscher

 

Opening on June 11, 2022 from 9am
Val de Bagnes, Wallis

 

An exhibition created in collaboration with and produced by the PALP Festival.

 

Ten photographers from near. have been invited to meet ten inhabitants of the Val de Bagnes in order to draw one of their secrets into images. From the language of trees to the virtues of medicinal plants, the mysteries of cup-and-ring stones and the magic of the alembic, a wide range of subjects awaits you along a 25 km path, to be explored by bike or on foot.

 

With Cynthia Mai Ammann, Graziella Antonini, Tomasz Fall, Yann Haeberlin, Yann Laubscher, Arthur Lehmann, Laurence Rasti, Virginie Rebetez, Alfio Tommasini and Laurence von der Weid.

 

More information on : https://palpfestival.ch/en/evenements/secrets-of-the-val-de-bagnes/

 

Photo credit:
© PALP Festival
© Laurence Rasti
© Yann Laubscher

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From 11 June 2022
Secrets of the Val de Bagnes

Opening on June 11, 2022 from 9am
Val de Bagnes, Wallis

 

An exhibition created in collaboration with and produced by the PALP Festival.

 

Ten photographers from near. have been invited to meet ten inhabitants of the Val de Bagnes in order to draw one of their secrets into images. From the language of trees to the virtues of medicinal plants, the mysteries of cup-and-ring stones and the magic of the alembic, a wide range of subjects awaits you along a 25 km path, to be explored by bike or on foot.

 

With Cynthia Mai Ammann, Graziella Antonini, Tomasz Fall, Yann Haeberlin, Yann Laubscher, Arthur Lehmann, Laurence Rasti, Virginie Rebetez, Alfio Tommasini and Laurence von der Weid.

 

More information on : https://palpfestival.ch/en/evenements/secrets-of-the-val-de-bagnes/

 

Photo credit:
© PALP Festival
© Laurence Rasti
© Yann Laubscher

© PALP Festival © Laurence Rasti © Yann Laubscher

01 September 2022 (deadline)
near. prize 2022

It's back!

We are pleased to announce the near. prize 2022 call for entries*.
The winner will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at Galerie Strates in Lausanne and win a prize of 1'000 CHF.
The composition of the jury this year is: Anna Konstantinova, curator and specialised in contemporary photography - the committee of Galerie and the near. committee.
The open call closes on the 1st of September, the winner will be announced in October. This year there is no theme for the prize. Please read the guidelines on the application form for further details.

We are looking forward to receive your application!
apply now (deadline September 1st, 2022)

(* the near. prize is reserved exclusively for the members of the association)

 

It's back!

We are pleased to announce the near. prize 2022 call for entries*.
The winner will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at Galerie Strates in Lausanne and win a prize of 1'000 CHF.
The composition of the jury this year is: Anna Konstantinova, curator and specialised in contemporary photography - the committee of Galerie and the near. committee.
The open call closes on the 1st of September, the winner will be announced in October. This year there is no theme for the prize. Please read the guidelines on the application form for further details.

We are looking forward to receive your application!
apply now (deadline September 1st, 2022)

(* the near. prize is reserved exclusively for the members of the association)

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01 September 2022 (deadline)
near. prize 2022

It's back!

We are pleased to announce the near. prize 2022 call for entries*.
The winner will have the opportunity to exhibit their work at Galerie Strates in Lausanne and win a prize of 1'000 CHF.
The composition of the jury this year is: Anna Konstantinova, curator and specialised in contemporary photography - the committee of Galerie and the near. committee.
The open call closes on the 1st of September, the winner will be announced in October. This year there is no theme for the prize. Please read the guidelines on the application form for further details.

We are looking forward to receive your application!
apply now (deadline September 1st, 2022)

(* the near. prize is reserved exclusively for the members of the association)