For its 47th edition, Rencontres de la Photographie d'Arles offer a nice panoramic vision of photographic creation with 32 exhibitions. With, as usual, a special part for young new artists.
One festival, fifteen themes
This year, Rencontres d’Arles offer an exploration of photography through fifteen different themes :
Discovery price : Five nominators propose two artists each.
Street : Street photography restyled
Western Stories : Borders, wild landscapes, western exists in Camargue as well as in the USA.
Monsters & Co : From cinema to japanese culture, or the aliens seen in Roswell…
Africa Pop : Original Africa, Pop Africa, full of humour and surprises.
Visible Platforms : Investigation as a photographic subject.
After War : What remains after a battle ? What does a war photographer do when he doesn’t take photographs of war ?
I’m writting to you from a far country : Enlighting a particular part of the world…
Re-reading : History of photography through reinterpretation, accidents…
Singular ! : Free and passionate, collectors take a look at singular subjects, and question the vernacular.
Out of Frame : Photography goes out of frame and takes position in space.
Coming up : Find tomorrow’s talents.
Arles Books : 1 000 m2 dedicated to books and fanzines.
Associated Programme : Places associated to the festival.
Grand Arles Express : Photography’s wind is coming to the South…
An event taking place at Arles, 13200.