Director of Visa pour Image, Jean-François Leroy discusses the reasons to maintain the festival, between support for photojournalists and the desire not to give up. Of this particular edition, he remembers above all what is positive and the innovations, notably the exhibitions and online screenings which bring new visitors to Visa all over the world. Did the situation of photojournalists during lockdown motivate the continuation of Visa pour Image 2020? JFL: The situation for photographers, which was already precarious, has become catastrophic with the confinement. People who haven’t traveled for three months have had no income for that entire...
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