Over the rainbow... That’s what we might be tempted to think after attending this first edition of the “Night of the Year” on Rainbow Street here in Amman. A selection of images from the “Night of the Year” at the Rencontres d’Arles festival last summer was projected onto eight large screens, with the addition of several never-before-seen images from the Jordanian photography scene. Passersby could discover some of the most stunning photographs from 2012 through a dynamic and brilliant montage, the likes of which the audience here in Amman had rarely seen. “We chose to hold the event in a really working-class neighborhood,” says the photographer Julien Mignot, who coordinated the night. “We wanted to reach not only the people who come to the exhibitions, but also the local people who might have less experience with photography.”
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