Founded in Cahors, France, in 1991, the Printemps de Cahors changed its location and season in 2001, moving to Toulouse and becoming the Printemps de Septembre. We revisited the history of this festival with its founder, Marie-Thérèse Perrin. “We started out wanting to create a festival like no other,” says Perrin. “Exhibiting contemporary art photography in Cahors was a real challenge. In the 1990s, photography shows were still rare in France, and choosing a city like Cahors made it even more difficult.”
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