Planches Contact, the Deauville photographic festival opened last weekend. We dedicate this day to it. The director Laura Serani made the introduction. The peculiarities of Planches Contact are the residences at the base of the exhibitions presented during the festival, the work on the territory and the outdoor installations, three factors developed each year a bit more. The festival is built almost directly, in the months preceding its unfolding, with guest photographers and emerging photographers, selected by a jury chaired by Sarah Moon. On the program for this 11th edition: Lorenzo Castore, Philippe Chancel, Mathias Depardon, Todd Hido, Evangelia Kranioti, the Riverbooms, Martin Parr, Nikos Aliagas, Clara Chichin, Nadine Jestin, Manon Renier and Hugo Weber in the Tremplin Jeunes Talents section, and with the photo4food foundation, Charlotte Bovy , Thomas Dhellemmes, Letizia Le Fur and Anaïs Tondeur. 2020 a Chaotic and leap year, started with a lunar eclipse and the appearance of this mysterious virus which was to block the planet almost entirely within a few months. Difficult period, marked by losses and fears. An unprecedented situation which has forced...
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