Days of the Paper Cutting

5th Days of the Paper Cutting | Château-d'Oex

Jul 11, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020
Château-d'Oex - Fête et Festival

To share their passion for paper cutting, artists from all over Switzerland and France are presenting their work at Château-d'Oex for one weekend

Building on the success of the first four editions, Pays-d'Enhaut Région, in collaboration with the Pays-d'Enhaut Museum, is organizing the 5th Paper Cutting Days, on Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 July 2020. As the event grows, three venues in Château-d'Oex will be dedicated to this event: the passage under the railway station, the hall of Henchoz College and the Grande Salle. Close to 40 exhibitors from Switzerland and France, all with their own unique styles, will be in attendance to share their passion for cutting with the public, to demonstrate their art and to sell their work.

The following artists will be attending: Ursula Astner, Sepp-Joseph Astner, Lucrezia Beerli-Bieler, Jacques Bergholz, Gabrielle Berset, Marie-Laure Beun, Markus Blum, Céline Boutantin, Anne-Dominique Brandt, Marianne Dubuis, Corinne Favre-Savoy, Emmanuel Fornage, Alice Genoud, , Pierre-André Jaggi, Jean-François Jaquier, Lisa Jost, Corinne Karnstädt, Claudine Keller, Susanne Kübli, Stéphanie Lumeau, Jacqueline Macherel, Regina Martin, Silvain Monney, Pierre Mottier, Ariane Moullet, Camille Peitsch, Maxime Recoing, Marc Schweizer, Gaby Studer, Délia Zimmermann.

The Pays-d’Enhaut Museum will also have a stand in the Grande Salle: work on the new paper cutting centre opening in March 2020 will be presented, and works donated by the paper cutters will be exhibited and sold, the proceeds will go to the museum.

The “Association Suisse du Papier Découpé” will be located at the entrance to the railway underpass.




The programme (subject to change):

Saturday 11 July

From 10:30: Doors open and craftsmen start work at the event’s three locations.

10:30-12:30: Demonstrations of cheese-making at Le Chalet restaurant and demonstration dairy (www.lechalet-fromagerie.ch/)*

11:00: Opening ceremony, draw for the winner of the “Le Grand des Marques - 28 contemporary paper cutting artists” 2019 exhibition, welcome drink, launch of the “Le Grand des Marques – Earth & Nature” 2020 exhibition in the courtyard of Henchoz College*

13:30: Introduction to cutting at the Espace Ballon*

14h: Guided tour of the “Le Grand des Marques – Earth & Nature” exhibition starting from the railway underpass*

15h: Unveiling of a major cutting by Pierre Mottier and presentation in the Grande Salle *

15:30: Introduction to cutting at the Espace Ballon*

17:00: Doors close


Sunday 12 July

From 10:30: Doors open and craftsmen start work at the event’s three locations

10:30-12:30: Demonstrations of cheese-making at Le Chalet restaurant and demonstration dairy (www.lechalet-fromagerie.ch/)*

13:30: Introduction to cutting at the Espace Ballon*

14h: Guided tour of the “Le Grand des Marques – Earth & Nature” exhibition starting from the railway underpass *

15h: Gluing and framing of the cutting by Pierre Mottier in the Grande Salle*

15:30: Introduction to cutting at the Espace Ballon*

17:00: Doors close



*All these events are free of charge

  • Pays d'Enhaut Région Economie et Tourisme
  • Place du Vilage 6
  • 1660 Château-d'Oex - CH


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