Les Rencontres D'arles: The Summer Event Of Photography

The Rencontres d'Arles, created in 1969 by the Arles photographer Lucien Clergue and the writer Michel Tournier, is an international reference for photography. This festival brings together each year thousands of professionals and amateurs from around the world. On the program: about fifty exhibitions, screenings, symposiums, conferences and photography courses.

Presentation of the festival

The Rencontres internationales de la photographie d'Arles, more simply called Rencontres d'Arles, is a summer photography festival held annually.

This internationally renowned event aims to be a place of discovery through exhibitions, screening evenings, symposiums, conferences and workshops.

Arles under the sign of the image

The city of Arles has made images its specialty, in particular thanks to its Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie and the SUPINFOCOM school, not to mention its university center dedicated to digital images.

In addition, it has been organizing the International Photography Meetings for over 45 years.

On the occasion of this event are organized:
- exhibitions, some of which are free entry and others with a charge (all rates on the official website below)
- a conference, debates and conferences
- photography workshops
- the Prix des Rencontres d'Arles (Prix Découverte; Prix du Livre d'Auteur and Prix du Livre Historique) which allow the discovery of new talents.

The Discovery Prize rewards a Photographer or an artist using photography.

The photo courses

The Rencontres d'Arles offers photo workshops under the guidance of great professionals, in the exceptional setting of the city of Arles.

These training courses of 4 to 6 days are open to amateurs and professionals and are accessible within the framework of continuing professional education.

This cycle of trainings is offered in April, July and August and allows to deepen many themes and techniques.

Edition 2022

The 53rd edition of the Rencontres d'Arles is held from July 4 to September 25, 2022.

Under the impetus of a new curator, Sam Stourdzé, this event has opened up to other disciplines since 2015.

This year, the festival will offer 40 exhibitions ( with in addition those offered in the Grand Arles Express).

This unmissable event offers some 3500 photographs to discover!

With among others:
A FEMINIST AVANT-GARDE: PHOTOGRAPHS AND PERFORMANCES FROM THE 1970S FROM THE VERBUND COLLECTION, VIENNA
BABETTE MANGOLTE : CAPTURING MOVEMENT IN SPACE
SUSAN MEISELAS & MARTA GENTILUCCI : CARTOGRAPHIES OF THE BODY

NOÉMIE GOUDAL : PHOENIX
BETTINA GROSSMAN : BETTINA. POEM OF PERMANENT RENEWAL
FRIDA ORUPABO : HOW FAST WILL WE SING
SANDRA BREWSTER : BLUR
LUKAS HOFFMANN : EVERGREEN
SONGS OF THE SKY : PHOTOGRAPHY, THE CLOUD AND THE CLOUD

You will find the complete program on the official website indicated below

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More informations: http://www.rencontres-arles.com/
In French: Les Rencontres d'Arles : l'événement estival de la photographie
En español: Les Rencontres d'Arles: el evento fotográfico del verano
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