PHILIPPE GUIONIE & PATRICK DELAT

CACP Niort- Villa Perochon, Directors, France

3 Morning & 3 Afternoon
A photographer and member of the Myop agency (2009-2018) represented by the Polka gallery in Paris, Philippe Guionie has written several photography books. Galleries and festivals in France and abroad have shown his personal work, especially on the issues of memory and the construction of identity. He teaches the semiotics of the image at ETPA in Toulouse (a photography and game design school) as well as many workshops in France (the Rencontres d’Arles since 2012) and abroad. He curated "Koudjina’s Legacy", an exhibition at the Bamako Rencontres de la photographie africaine in 2015 and presented Guillaume Herbaut’s show "Lilith in Filigree" at the Barrès-Rivet gallery in Toulouse in 2017.
Mr. Guionie is director of the 1+2 Residence in Toulouse. Co-founder in 1994 of the Rencontres de la jeune photographie internationale in Niort, today he is artistic director of that event, which is unique on the national and international photographic landscape. He is also head of the Centre d'art contemporain photographique-Villa Pérochon in Niort, which develops artistic programs involving contemporary photography and emerging photographers.

In 1994, Patrick Delat co-founded the Rencontres de la jeune photographie internationale de Niort. Later, he became artistic director of the event, the only one of its kind in the national and international photography landscape. Until 2024, he was head of the Centre d'art contemporain photographique-Villa Pérochon in Niort, which focuses on contemporary photography and emerging photographers.
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  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture