Deauville. The beach. The casino. And pictures. After the cinema festival last month, photography will take center stage during the festival Planche(s) Contact, which opens tomorrow. What sets this festival apart from others is that all of the exhibitions are being presented here for the first time. Philippe Augier, the mayor of Deauville, explains that the photographers were invited to submit their vision of the city: “For three years now each of the invited photographers has come to discover, and become attuned with, the imposed subject : Deauville. This approach, which constitutes the artistic direction of the festival, brings to light an astonishing diversity of viewpoints, on the town, its inhabitants, its architecture and its regular events.
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