To December 31, 2021
Square Victor-Schoelcher, 85000 LA ROCHE-SUR-YON
SEBALDIANA, MEMENTO MORI
85000 THE ROCK ON YON
“Before my first visit to Corsica, I read a collection of fragmentary texts by WG Sebald. They were
building blocks for an unfinished book on Corsica […]. Sebald is a unique writer and
difficult to classify: between essayist, novelist and historian, he is scholar without being boring, poetic without
Sebald has become my guide for Corsica. I went to the places he talks about: the forest of Aitone and the
Bavella massif; the hotel, the beach and the cemetery of Piana as well as its hinterland with its sculpted rocks. I
thought of my dead. I was looking for places so beautiful that, if I were Corsican, I would have liked to bury them there […]. "
Helsinki, January 29, 2020
This monographic exhibition, outside the walls, invites you to discover the latest series by Elina Brotherus, photographer
Finnish woman born in 1972. Her photographs, in which she carefully stages herself, emanates an atmosphere
bewitching and enigmatic. His reflection on the sublime and the loneliness of man in the face of the immensity of nature
bring together romantic German artists.
To extend the visit to the exhibition, a selection of photographs by Elina Brotherus will be exhibited throughout the summer at
the Benjamin-Rabier media library.
Guided tours: July 12 to August 27, Thursdays at 16 p.m.
Visit on August 26 in the company of Friends of the museum.
|From 10 July to 31 December|