Jean Otth. Spaces of Projection

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Jean Otth (1940–2013), a pioneer of video art in Switzerland, began exploring the visual potential of new technologies as early as the late 1960s, experimenting with slides as projected, dematerialised images, television and its language, and the experimental, shifting nature of video.

Sandrine Pelletier. The Crystal Jaw
Prix Gustave Buchet 2021

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Espace Projet
Free entrance
Sandrine Pelletier explores matter and its potential for alteration. Wood, ceramic, glass, metal and mirror are the areas of a physical, sensual research that falls between craftsmanship and alchemy. Through the manipulation and transformation of these materials, the artist sparks a reflection on the passing of time, the ruin, and the trace.
Sandrine Pelletier explores matter and its potential for alteration. Wood, ceramic, glass, metal and mirror are the areas of a physical, sensual research that falls between craftsmanship and alchemy. Through the manipulation and transformation of these materials, the artist sparks a reflection on the passing of time, the ruin, and the trace.

Reliques et monuments. Œuvres de Christian Boltanski

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Espace Focus
Free entrance
Following Les Suisses morts, the show Christian Boltanski (*1944) mounted at the museum in 1993, MCBA acquired several pieces by the French artist as well as a number of artist’s…
Following Les Suisses morts, the show Christian Boltanski (*1944) mounted at the museum in 1993, MCBA acquired several pieces by the French artist as well as a number of artist’s…

Unique et multiple. Œuvres récentes de la collection d’art BCV

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Espace Projet
Free entrance
An overview of a corporate collection that has followed the contemporary-art scene in Vaud for a half century now. Under the direction of the museum curator Catherine Othenin-Girard, the show…
An overview of a corporate collection that has followed the contemporary-art scene in Vaud for a half century now. Under the direction of the museum curator Catherine Othenin-Girard, the show…

Aloïse. La folie papivore

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Espace Focus
Free entrance
In the 1960s, MCBA became interested in the work of the exceptional outsider artist Aloïse (1886–1964), a native of Vaud who had been committed to the Cery asylum in 1918.
In the 1960s, MCBA became interested in the work of the exceptional outsider artist Aloïse (1886–1964), a native of Vaud who had been committed to the Cery asylum in 1918.
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