His name: Denis Barrau. He was engaged as a volunteer assistant by Lucien Clergue in 1974 at the Rencontres d’Arles. At that time, he and his friend Philippe Dumoulin took some photographs. Today, these are becoming a fabulous book that will be titled “Rencontres d'Arles: the Beginnings” with as a bonus, the recollections of one of the other founders of the Rencontres, Jean-Maurice Rouquette.
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