Michel Tournier, writer, photographs lover, was one of the founder of Rencontres Internationales de la photographie d’Arles in 1969 with de Lucien Clergue and Jean-Maurice Rouquette.
He accompanied, with a hardly talent, the festival during several years, and livened up meetings and readings there which left a passionate memory.
Les rencontres d’Arles greet its memory and its work.
Président, and the board of directors of Rencontres d’Arles
Sam Sourdzé, CEO
and all the staff of Les Rencontres d’Arles