Edition 2019




Hailing from Aix, photographer Camille Moirenc is committed to exploring the south of France. For many years, he has studied the subject of water, notably that of the Rhône. His 13-year collaboration with the Compagnie Nationale du Rhône (CNR) has allowed him to travel the river and render every angle—industrial, natural, architectural, and human—of its beauty and grandeur. He is adept at capturing the light at just the right moment to dramatize his subjects and lend them an artistic air. This exhibition of Moirenc’s work, along with a book release, tells the story of the river from its source in Switzerland to its mouth in the Mediterranean, across territories with varied geographies, both urban and agricultural. It’s a nearly initiatory journey crossing 812 km…
  • 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