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Shane Lavalette
Shane Lavalette (born 1987 in Burlington, Vermont, USA) is an American photographer, independent publisher, and the director of Light Work, a non-profit photography organization in Syracuse, New York. He holds a BFA from Tufts University in partnership with The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Lavalette's photographs have been shown widely, including exhibitions at the High Museum of Art, Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Aperture Foundation, Montserrat College of Art, The Carpenter Center for Visual Arts at Harvard University, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Kaunas Gallery, Le Château d'Eau, Fotostiftung Schweiz, Musée de l'Elysée, and Robert Morat Galerie, in addition to being held in private and public collections.
(external link: www.shanelavalette.com)

English edition
Edition Patrick Frey
In 2017, Shane Lavalette crossed Switzerland to do a photo essay on Swiss rural life. To that end, he followed the itinerary taken some eighty years ago by Swiss photojournalism pioneer Theo Frey. This publication juxtaposes these old and new views of the Swiss countryside to offer up an unusual and moving portrait of a nation.