Painting a portrait of modern France in the wake of the 2008 crisis is the goal of the project “La France Vue d’Ici” (“France Seen From Here”), launched in 2014 by the news site Médiapart and the team of the ImageSingulières festivaL The idea came together over a drink: an observation that there was a lack of in-depth coverage of this “economic upheaval” and a shared desire to set up a collective mission that would reflect the state of the country as seen by photographers and journalists throughout France.
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