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Nora Rupp

ch. des Ramiers 22

1009 Pully

Suisse


contact@norarupp.com
+41 (0) 76 520 91 38

About

Nora Rupp (CH, 1981) vit et travaille à Lausanne. Elle a étudié la photographie à l’Ecole d’Art Appliqué de Vevey. En parallèle à sa pratique artistique elle travaille en tant que photographe pour le Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Plateforme 10. Depuis plus de dix ans, Nora Rupp développe et expose divers projets photographiques. Ces dernières années, elle se questionne plus particulièrement sur la figure de la femme et sa condition dans notre société, sur les rapports de force et la question de genre. En collectifs de femmes ou seule, elle aborde cette thématique de différentes manières. L’année 2021 sera riche en projets, expositions et publications autour et avec les femmes.


Nora Rupp (CH, 1981) lives and works in Lausanne. She studied photography at the School of Applied Arts in Vevey. Since 2010, she is the museum photographer of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Lausanne. At the same time, she develops and exhibits several artistic projects, such as Sentier Battu, Ako and Henro, in different towns (Paris, Lausanne, Nyon, Assens), and she continues her self-portrait work which she started in 2001.

Expositions personnelles

2021

  • Un coprs à soi. Autoportraits d'une femme, Lausanne, suisse

2009

  • Sentier Battu, Focale, Nyon, Suisse

Expositions collectives

2021

  • Centre culturel maison Visinand, Montreux, Suisse
    Espace Artistes Femmes, Les figures féministes à travers les âges

2020

  • Musée historique de Lausanne, Lausanne, Suisse
    Lausanne XL-2

2013

  • Fondation BAT Switzerland, Zurich, Suisse
    Prix Photo 2013

2013

  • Espace culturel Assens, Assens, Suisse
    Hétérotopies

2011

  • Festival de la jeune photographie européenne, Paris, France
    Circulation(s)

2010

  • Projection pour les 25 ans du Musée de l’Élysée, Lausanne, Suisse
    NEAR — Helvétie

Expériences professionnelles

Depuis 2010

  • MCBA, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne

2009

  • Fédération Internationale des Sociétés de la Croix-Rouge et Croissant-Rouge (IFRC), Genève
    Co-Commissaire d’exposition du 90 e anniversaire de l’IFRC

2008

  • Manufacture, Haute École de Théâtre de Suisse Romande, Lausanne

2007 

  • Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, Genève
  • Musée Olympique, Lausanne

Impressum

All images © Nora Rupp
Design: Aurèle Sack
Code: Romain Cazier
Typeface: LL Grey/Lineto
© 2021 Nora Rupp. All rights reserved.

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Henro

Pilgrimage: Long journey or search of great moral significance.

 

Nora Rupp started her artistic research from that concept. Walk to find the answer to what she wanted to photograph.

In 2008 she made her first pilgrimage that led her from her doorstep to Santiago de Compostela, 2000 kilometers away. The constraint of following the markers of a long road resembling a railroad became the “leitmotiv” of her photographic work. In 2010 her second pilgrimage was further away, less known, but yet popular among natives. The 88 temples of Shikoku. About 1400 kilometers around the island of Shikoku in Japan.

From a new context arose new prospects. During the first days of this long walk she became aware of a new reality. In this remote rural area, solitude and isolation born from cultural differences, communication issues, and the mountaineous relief made her work evolve.

Loneliness made her reflect on the larger scale of “Henro”, the Japanese word for both the pilgrim and the road s/he follows. Landscapes and buildings started to pose for her as pilgrims.

Henro, 56 pages, designed by Aurèle Sack

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