Jojakim Cortis & Adrian SondereggerSwitzerland (1978 & 1980)
Broncolor Prize – Light
Icons questions the power of photographic images, at a time when all sorts of special effects are possible thanks to digitalisation. Since 2012, the duo has recreated some 30 historical images in their workshop in Zurich. They begin by making models that recreate famous photographs. They then widen the field-of-view to reveal their fabrication secrets, showing tubes of glue, cutters, paintbrushes, drills and lighting devices. Visitors are led to reflect upon the construction of these images, which are now part of the collective memory.
Original scenography by Festival Images Vevey