Sam Stourdzé, director of the Rencontres d’Arles since 2014, will take over the management of the Villa Médicis, Academy of France in Rome; he was officially appointed by the Minister of Culture Franck Riester and the President of the Republic Emmanuel Macron Specialist in photography and cinema, Sam Stourdzé, 47, was a boarder in 2007-2008 at the Villa Médicis (cinema section), and director of the Musée de l’Élysée in Lausanne from 2010 to 2014. “It is a great joy, a great pride. It is a very beautiful institution, very prestigious for 350 years,” he told the newspaper La Provence. “I...
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