The Swiss Museum of Photography is exhibiting a series of historical photographs of the emblematic Market Square in the open air. To be discovered until the end of the winter.
The Grande Place in Vevey is the subject of a major redevelopment project. While waiting for the transformation work to be completed, temporary installations will highlight this emblematic square of the city of images. One of the functions of the installations is to ensure that the rules of the pedestrian zone are respected.
The cultural dimension of the place is also enhanced. The City of Vevey has entrusted the Swiss Museum of Photography with the production of a photo exhibition. The exhibition is displayed on the front and back of eight F12 billboards placed near the Grenette.
The subject of the sixteen photos is the square itself, photographed since the 1840s. The images show the evolution of this vast quadrilateral, seen from the four cardinal points, from a tethered balloon, from a plane, from a drone or from a satellite.
In keeping with the identity of the museum, whose destiny is linked to the Market Square, the exhibition tells the story of photography and its techniques.
It will remain in place until the end of the winter. It was supported by the Urban Planning and Mobility Department, the Public Works, Green Spaces and Maintenance Department and the Culture Department.