ECAL x Tokyo Photographic Research

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Sep 6, 2019 - Sep 7, 2019 ECAL

ECAL/University of Art and Design Lausanne is regarded internationally as one of the leading platforms for academic and creative undertakings. Part of the Visual Communication Department, The ECAL Photography Department (BA and MA programmes) continuously pushes the boundaries of applied research in contemporary photography with an emphasis on digital, web and network manipulation, new forms of books, shaping images on various media, interactive exhibition design, up to and including the moving image.

Along these lines, the research project Augmented Photography initiated by Milo Keller, Head of Photography at ECAL, has attracted much attention in the recent years, notably though the publication of a statement book.

This summer, the ECAL Photography Department returns to Japan with the project “ECAL x Tokyo Photographic Research". Thirteen photography students will explore the Japanese metropolis in collaboration with TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC REASEARCH * Touching on various aspects of Tokyo including privacy, food, robots, architecture, loneliness, fandom and

the Olympic Games, the students’ preliminary work with a small presentation by Tokyo Photographic Research will be exhibited during a 2 days pop-up exhibition, on September 6 ‒ 7 at (PLACE) by method in Shibuya.

In connection to the pop-up exhibition, we have the pleasure to invite you to the 6th edition of Swiss Culture Talk, followed by a casual reception to be held on September 6 at (PLACE) by method. ECAL Head of Photography Milo Keller and Taisuke Koyama, TOKYO PHOTOGRAPHIC RESEARCH will dialogue around the project’s outline, their own practice, and the intricate relations between visuality, technology and city.

Swiss Culture Talk vol.6

Date: Friday, September 6, 2019

Doors open 18h30, Start 19:00 / Reception to follow

Location: (PLACE) by method

Address: 1-3-1-14, Higashi, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0011

Free entry

Registration until September 2 at tok.culture@eda.admin.ch