Day 1 Arles: Arles day one, the day for officials: official opening of official exhibitions, with official figures. At a run I wander through the ateliers Photographers try to summarize briefly the work of a lifetime. They applaude, they advance. Quickly. I take a break with photographer Julie Bourges who shows me her latest work: Umbra.
By late afternoon, after the official conference opening les Rencontres, it's time to celebrate the event in front of Fanton house or at the Nord Pinus, with the Magnum photographers.
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