Inside the city of Arles, city of photography, everybody had been concerned for a few months already when the universal virus came to join the debates and bring more confusion. It was in the middle of this whirlwind that the spirits worried between a departing director of the “Rencontres” , a municipality frozen by an interminable time between the two votes for the election of a new mayor, the inevitable “Voies Off” in the expectation, a cancellation for health of long-planned events, an attempt to resist through “Arles contemporain”. A first tangible sign for the Arlesian future of photography finally appeared with the appointment of Christoph Weisner as new head manager of the “Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie“. Thierry Maindrault...
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