“We continue to behave like the actors of the world of photography when actually, we are only its ghosts!” Amazing sentence. Francois Lochon told it to me at breakfast in Arles two days ago and it is so true. For the old dinosaurs that know this festival for decades, it was once again quite a choc. More then 250 exhibitions, lectures, workshops, book signings, projections and other events. The first thing I saw when I arrived was the Arlatan, the mythical hotel of ‘les Rencontres’. Its meeting room: ‘Salle Lemagny’, named after the godfather of the National Library who ruled...
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