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Swiss Life 4 Hands Prize: Submit your Project

For its 6th edition, the Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains (Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains) has just launched the call for entries for the 2024-2025 season.

The Swiss Life 4 Hands Prize, awarded every two years by the Swiss Life Foundation, is the only prize in France to combine the talent of a photographer and a composer to create an original work.

Le Bleu du ciel © Edouard Taufenbach, accompanied by Bastien Pourtout (photography) and Régis Campo (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2020-2021.

Digital After Love. What will remain of our loves? © Oan Kim (photography) and Ruppert Pupkin (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2018-2019.

Saturnium © SMITH (photography) and Antonin Tri Hoang (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2016-2017.

To take part, you need to live in France, apply as a duo (a photographer and a composer), have artistic experience and be of legal age.

Saturnium © SMITH (photography) and Antonin Tri Hoang (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2016-2017.

Digital After Love. What will remain of our loves? © Oan Kim (photography) and Ruppert Pupkin (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2018-2019.

The prize is endowed with a €15,000 grant for each artist, a tailor-made edition of photography and music by Éditions Filigranes, a launch in 2024 in Arles, a series of exhibitions in 2025 at the Jeu de Paume, Paris and the Jeu de Paume - Château de Tours, participation in a music festival and support from artistic advisors.

Bobba © Julien Taylor (photography) and Arthur Lavandier (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2014-2015.

Le Bleu du ciel © Edouard Taufenbach, accompanied by Bastien Pourtout (photography) and Régis Campo (music), Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2020-2021.

The Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains de l'année 2022-2023 was awarded to Vincent Fournier and Sébastien Gaxie for the
Auctus Animalis project.

Auctus animalis - Morphologia Hortensia © Vincent Fournier (photography) and Sébastien Gaxie (music). Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2022-2023.

Auctus animalis - Morphologia Hortensia © Vincent Fournier (photography) and Sébastien Gaxie (music). Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains 2022-2023.

Call for entries from Thursday June 1 to Sunday October 1, 2023, midnight. More information on the
Prix Swiss Life à 4 mains website.

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