In memoriam

ALAIN DESVERGNES
(1931 — 2020)

Alain Desvergnes, a key player in photography in France, died on Sunday, July 12. He was a photographer, former director of the Rencontres d'Arles and founder and first head of the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie. Deeply moved, the Board of Directors and the festival team pay tribute to him.

Photo: Arles, 1980, Alain Desvergnes and Michel Tournier. By Jean-Marc ZAORSKI.
Posted on 15.07.2020
  • 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
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

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