From November 12 to 15, 2019, during the next city council of Paris, the fate of the Roger-Viollet news agency managed by La Parisienne de Photographie will be sealed after more than two years of procrastination by the Paris municipality. On June 13, 2017, the agency’s staff and a few dozen photographers and image professionals gathered Place de l’Hôtel de Ville in Paris to “save Roger-Viollet”. It was already known that the municipality headed by Anne Hidalgo wanted to get rid of the diffusion of the cumbersome legacy of the Roger-Viollet couple. On the death of Hélène Roger-Viollet and Jean...
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