Leica Camera is again the official partner of the 2013 St. Moritz Art Masters

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Solms (ots) – Unique exhibitions, stunning installations and workshops with internationally renowned photographer: This year, the Leica Camera AG (Solms) is involved with the St. Moritz Art Masters, from 23August to 01 September 2013 take place. Leica is the official partner of the exclusive art and culture festivals, with the Engadine is a center of art and photography scene for the sixth time.

One focus of the festival this year, the photography exhibitions at various locations in St. Moritz. The Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains (St. Moritz), the internationally renowned photographer Amedeo M. Turello presents the exhibition “Emotional Stories” in which, among other things, recordings of Gregor Schlierenzauer, Bruno Ehrs, Hans-Georg Esch, Steve McCurry, Joel Meyerowitz and this year’s Leica Oskar Barnack Award winner Evgenia Arbugaeva are about to see her home village Tiksi in the ice of the Siberian tundra. Front of the Kempinski Grand Hotel des Bains is in a panoramic rotunda installation “360 degrees by HG Esch” with a fascinating panoramic view of the Chinese port city of Shanghai to be seen. The Leica lounge inside the hotel, visitors can test the newest products and experience a professional portrait shoot with the Leica S-System first hand.

In collaboration with Leica Camera, born and raised in Switzerland, designer and photographer Rolf Sachs unveils his exhibition “Camera in Motion: From Chur to Tirano.” The images, which show the Engadine in a unique atmosphere, can be seen in the metalworking workshop in St. Moritz / Galerie von Bartha. Rolf Sachs has captured with his Leica camera, the fleeting moments of a spectacular alpine scenery as they offer themselves to the viewer on a ride on the UNESCO World Heritage Site Rhaetian Railway through the Swiss mountains. In addition, Leica Camera presents together with the Montreux Jazz Festival, the exhibition “Tribute to Claude Nobs – founder of the Montreux Jazz Festival.” 40 pictures from the life of the founder of the world-renowned music festivals in Montreux can be seen in Badrutts Palace. At Nira Alpina in Silvaplana be on 30 and 31 August 2013 Magnum photographer Steve McCurry, Bruno Ehrs and Amedeo M. Turello hold workshops to portrait and fashion photography. The artist grant individual insights into their work as a professional photographer. Another highlight is the Leica “Tribute to Photography” on the evening of 29August 2013 at the Hotel Kempinski. (Google translation)

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