Jean-Pascal Imsand–Photographer

Management on behalf of the Fondation Jean-Pascal Imsand of the travelling retrospective curated and produced by Fotostiftung Schweiz, Musée de l’Elysée and Galleria Gottardo.
Published by Lars Müller Verlag, 2004.

The Fondation Jean-Pascal Imsand was founded in 2000 upon an initiative by Daniel Schwartz. After having completed its mission in 2018, the National Supervisory Authority granted the foundation’s request for its liquidation together with handover of the complete estate to the Fotostiftung Schweiz (Swiss Foundation for Photography).


Tales from a Globalizing World
Geschichten von der Globalisierung
Récits d’une Mondialisation

Travelling exhibition conceived, curated and produced for the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).
Published by Thames & Hudson and Steidl, 2003.

Contributing photographers: Akinbode Akinbiyi: Black Atlantic Divinities. Nigeria and Brazil, Lagos and Brasilia: Migrant Gods and Returnees. Ziyo Gafic: Quest for Identity. Bosnia-Herzegovina: Recovery from War. Tim Hetherington: Healing Sport. Angola, Liberia, Sierra Leone, Kenya: Ways Out. Philip Jones-Griffiths: Independence and Transition. Vietnam: Values old and new. Thomas Kern: Homeland of Globalization. USA: From Detroit to the Mexican Border. Shehzaad Noorani: Childhood Denied. Nepal, India, Bangladesh: The Struggle to Survive. Cristina Nunez: Made in Italy. Milan and Naples: Parallel Worlds of Fashion. Andreas Seibert: Somewhere from Nowhere. China, Pearl River Delta: 21st-century Megalopolis. Bertien van Manen: Paradise in Boxes. France: Immigrants in the Paris Suburbs. Stephan Vanfleteren: Facing Stories. Belgium: The Poverty of Loneliness.

Explore view: ewz-Unterwerk Selnau, Zürich 2004
Explore view: Maison communale de Plainpalais, Genève 2003


Borders and Beyond – Au-delà des Frontières

Travelling exhibition conceived, curated and produced for Pro Helvetia Arts Council of Switzerland.
Published by Rotpunktverlag, 2001.

Contributing photographers: Manuel Bauer: Tibet. Escape into Exile, 1995. Jodi Bieber: South Africa-Mozambique. Illegality and Repatriation, 2000. Julian Cardona: Mexico-USA. La Frontera, 2000. Thomas Kern: San Francisco, Chinatown. This Land is Our Land, 2000. Joachim Ladefoged: At Home in Kosovo, 1999–2000. Don McCullin: Cyprus. Civil War 1964 (The historical reportage). Valeri Nistratov: Transdniestria. Border Territory as a State, 2000. Meinrad Schade: Switzerland. Country of Asylum/Country of Transit 1998–2000. Randa Shaath: Palestine. Home as a Prison, 2000. Roger Wehrli: Gibraltar. Threshold of Fortress Europe 2000.


Mémoires du Vietnam

Exhibition curated for the first edition of the Biel Photo Days (Journées photographiques de Bienne) and Photoforum Pasquart, Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

Based on the editorial contribution for DU, 674, Juli–August 1997.

Contributing photographers: Don McCullin, Philp Jones Griffiths, Tim Page, Daniel Schwartz, as well as the Vietnam People’s Army/Vietnam News Agency Photographers.


Facing Death

Exhibition arranged for the Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich.

Based on the editorial contribution to Photographers International, 19, Taipei 1995.

Comprising one hundred ID portraits provided by The Photo Archive Group founded by Doug Niven and Chris Riley, who cleaned, catalogued, and printed the negatives from S-21, a.k.a. The Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide, Phnom Penh.


So Many Worlds

Travelling exhibition conceived, curated, and produced with Dieter Bachmann, editor-in-chief of DU magazine (1988-1998).

Based on the great visual legacy of DU magazine (est. 1941), this collection of 255 images by photographers from Werner Bischof to Shomei Tomatsu, from Gisèle Freund to Donna Ferrato distills the story of humanity’s past fifty years.

Published under the titles Der Geduldige Planet, So Many Worlds, and Temps d’humanité by DU-Verlag, Thames & Hudson, and Edition de la Martinière, 1996.

Explore views: From the making-of, former Zahnräder Maag AG, Zürich 1994
Explore views: «Cierpliwosc Planety», Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow 1997