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Current Exhibitions

Yvon Lambert - Border stories
Jardins du Bra’Haus I, montée du château (LUXEMBOURG)
From 2017-09-30 to 2018-09-29


Françoise Huguier - Couleurs Pays
Le Quadrilatère (festival photographique les Photaumnales) (FRANCE)
From 2017-10-14 to 2017-12-31


Pia Elizondo - The Fall
Institut culturel du Mexique (FRANCE)
From 2017-10-27 to 2018-01-27


Gérard Rondeau - Chroniques d\'un portraitiste
Le Parvis Espace Culturel (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-04 to 2017-12-30


José Manuel Navia - Cervantes ou le désir de vivre
Instituto Cervantes (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-07 to 2018-01-13


José Manuel Navia - Colombia, La Creciente
Bibliothèque Elsa Triolet (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-09 to 2018-01-20


Patrick Taberna - The back season
Galerie Camera Obscura (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-17 to 2017-12-30


Guillaume Zuili - Smoke & Mirrors
Galerie Clémentine de la Féronnière (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-17 to 2018-02-10


Gérard Rondeau - Paysages
Galeries de la Cour des Jardiniers (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-19 to 2018-02-28


Jean-Luc Chapin - Natures
Galerie Gallimard (FRANCE)
From 2017-11-24 to 2018-01-13


Liz Hingley - Sacred Things: Elalmadinah …To The City
Herbert Art Gallery & Museum (UNITED KINGDOM)
From 2017-12-01 to 2018-02-11


Françoise Huguier - Virtual Seoul
Musée Olympique (SWITZERLAND)
From 2017-12-07 to 2018-03-11


In Jesus name

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Swiss photo award (ewz.selection)
Photobastei, Bärengasse 29
8001 Zürich (FRANCE)


From 2014-05-09 to 2014-06-01


• From Tuesday to Sunday : from 12 am to 9 pm

• Admission : 15 CHF / Concession fee: 10 CHF
By immersing himself within the religious community of ICF, Christian Lutz introduced himself in a truly alternative society, brilliantly organized.
What he thought would be a closed environment, with its codes and beliefs, quickly appears to be of a fascinating complexity. Widely open to the outside world thanks to an active proselytism, the Church is revealing of the world’s issues: loss of points of reference and values, need to be part of a group, thoughts on how to live together and the necessity to counter individualism, mutual aid and solidarity within the community.
Through sharp images, Christian Lutz enhances the process of this charismatic evangelist movement that knows how to use ultramodern means to keep its participants and gain new ones in Jesus name. Its methods are similar to the best marketing campaigns and would make green with envy the most sophisticated TV shows.
Here, everything is controlled, even emotion. Or should we say, emotion first. The massive gatherings, with people of all ages, turn into an emotional wave that comes close to trance or hysteria. Confessions are made holding a microphone, in front of giant screens that show the face of the speaker to the whole crowd. Christian tradition revisited, updated, in a mix of culture and counterculture.

All the fields of human relations are taken in charge by a constant offer of extra worship activities: speed dating, rock concerts, holidays, blood donations, etc. In addition to that, there are of course also weddings, baptisms, sermons. The place and clothes aren’t important. Worships take place in a stadium, aside a camping swimming pool, wearing jeans, sneakers, and a cap. What matters is being together. To create a space of mutual recognition and membership. A space of identity.

Exhibitions catalog

Monographic exhibitions

Albert & Verzone
Bacigalupo Martina
Boudjelal Bruno
Brault Philippe
Chapin Jean-Luc
Chivet Sophie
Coulange Olivier
Dailleux Denis
Darzacq Denis
Delpoux Dominique
Descamps Bernard
Deschamps Pierre-Olivier
Desprez Bertrand
Doury Claudine
Duroy Stéphane
Eshraghi Isabelle
Flore Maia
Fontaine François
Gomez Rovira Rodrigo
Goussard Christophe
Grignet Brigitte
Guigui Stanislas
Hingley Liz
Hock Marin
Hopkins Rip
Huguier Françoise
Hyytiäinen Arja
Iuncker Steeve
Lambert Yvon
Lecloux Frédéric
Lekfeldt Thomas
Martin Claire
Mirguet Olivier
Navia José Manuel
Nejmi Malik
Pauquet Claude
Picard Fabrice
Picard Serge
Pierrot Emmanuel
Propeck Agnès
Rearick Anne
Rondeau Gérard
Sauveur David
Sutkus Antanas
Taberna Patrick
Ten Hoopen Pieter
Tillim Guy
Van Denderen Ad
Vanden Eeckhoudt Michel
Wasif Munem
Winship Vanessa
Yankang Yang
Zuili Guillaume

Collective Exhibitions

  • Vu' by Robert Delpire
  • Full Size Nature
  • VU' in Paris
  • European Works

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