For 18 months, Nicole von Kaenel spoke with couples and families who have experienced a life-changing situation. How did they face the difficulties ? What resources were available to them ? Where did close relatives find support allowing them to assume their role? An un-judgemental ear helped them to free their words, in utmost respect. The photographer, Sarah Carp took, in their familiar surroundings those who accepted to tell their story, portraits of astounding psychological reality. These two authors produced a book where images and texts ingeneously illustrate sometimes serious and yet also joyful situations.
In addition to this masterpiece, an exhibition presenting photos and extract of text is accompanying the launch of the book in the French speaking part of Switzerland. This exhibition can be seen at the CRR from the 29th of October, and for two months running.
Special evening dedicated to the launch of the book and the start of the exhibition, on Monday the 29th of October, at the CRR (Av. Grand-Champsec 90, 1951 Sion) :
17h00-17h30 : welcome
17h30-18h00 : opening of the exhibition with speeches by Julien Dubuis (president of the Association Proches Aidants Valais), Esther Waeber-Kalbermatten (President of the Government), Nicole von Kaenel (Author of the book) and Sarah Carp (photographer)
18h00-18h30 : viewing of the exhibition
18h30-19h00 : networking
Dès 19h00 : aperitif
This event is open to all those interested
For further information
Association Proches Aidants Valais :www.proches-aidants-valais.ch
The project « Aidants, Aidés, Destins croisés » : www.destinscroises.net