Conceived by the Photoklatsch collective, Le Centre Le Lierre and its festival Le Réel en vue as part of their ongoing commitment to image education, this year’s Rencontres de la photographie documentaire will take place over five days in Thionville.
For this second edition, the theme of rurality and its representations will be tackled through two exhibitions to be discovered in the Youth and Multimedia Space of the Centre Le Lierre from September 20 to October 28, 2023.
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
EXHIBITIONS from September 20 to October 28 2023 / Opening at 6:30 pm
Alexandre Parant invites us to rethink our relationship with the land and the world of agriculture, with a series of images taken on several farms in Moselle.
A Tout Bout de Champs
Photoklatsch, Centre Le Lierre, Centre Saint Michel and LAM (Loisirs Accueil MAnomois)
This collective exhibition brings together a range of photographic works produced over the course of 2023, all of which explore representations of rural life in the villages of Thionville and the surrounding area.
Thursday, September 21, 2023
Meeting with Marie Fantozzi (Photo editor), 8pm free admission, subject to availability
Marie Fantozzi worked for a time in the photo departments of Vice, Le Monde and Libération, and writes about photography. She’ll be talking to us about her behind-the-scenes job as an iconographer for the press.
Friday, September 22, 2023
Screening/meeting with Sébastien Cuvelier, 8pm free admission, subject to availability > Followed by workshop weekend, Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am, registration required
Sébastien Cuvelier is a Belgian photographer, born in 1975 and based in Luxembourg. His research focuses on the exploration of a self-projection tending towards a certain ideal. His latest monograph, Paradise City, a utopian quest for a lost paradise in Iran, was published by GOST Books. He is a member of the emerging artist platforms .tiff and Futures. His work has been exhibited across Europe, including at Rencontres d’Arles, Musée de la Photographie in Charleroi and FOMU in Antwerp.
Saturday, September 23, 2023
Atelier Photographie Argentique with Alice Petit, from 2 pm to 6 pm by registration only, all levels, recommended for ages 10 and up.
Artist photographer Alice Petit invites you to immerse yourself in the world of argentic photography. Join us for a photographic stroll through the streets of Thionville, and immerse yourself in the art of black-and-white argentic development, where each image comes to life thanks to your hands.
Ouverture du regard with Luc Dufrene and Julian Pierre, 8pm, free admission, subject to availability.
2nd session in the “Documentary Photography and Landscape” series, hosted by Arnaud Pagnier
workshops are free (subject to association membership) info and registration: [email protected]
Center Le Lierre
Youth and multimedia center
5 Rue du Four Banal
Espace jeunesse et multimédia
5 Rue du Four Banal 57100 Thionville
October 20, 2023 to October 24, 2023