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2 July

LA PLAGE ÉLECTRIQUE

Cafés, bars, lounge
The Plage électrique, a pop-up guinguette with music, food and feet in the sand on the program, is the place to be at the Rencontres d'Arles!
DJ set : Monique & Mariachi + Aufklärung (coquelicot records).

Until 7:15pm: access via La Grande Halle.
From 7:15pm: access via 11, chemin des minimes.

2 July

OPENING OF COSMOS-ARLES BOOKS

Cosmos-Arles Books
Official opening of Cosmos-Arles Books, a satellite dedicated to contemporary photography publishing.

3 July

VALÉRIE JOUVE & VIVIEN AYROLES

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Natacha Wolinski. 
(initially planned on Wednesday, July 5th at 4:30 pm)

3 July

GODARD - PICASSO

Collage(s)

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Dominique Païni, curator.
Free shuttle from Hôtel Jules César, boulevard des Lices, at 10:30 a.m. First come, first served.

3 July

100 PORTRAITS

THE ANTOINE DE GALBERT COLLECTION

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Antoine de Galbert.

3 July

PRUNE NOURRY

DESTRUCTION IS NOT THE END

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Prune Nourry.

3 July

LA PLAGE ÉLECTRIQUE

Cafés, bars, lounge
The Plage électrique, a pop-up guinguette with music, food and feet in the sand on the program, is the place to be at the Rencontres d'Arles!
DJ set : Mario Penati (coquelicot records).

Until 7:15pm: access via La Grande Halle.
From 7:15pm: access via 11, chemin des minimes.

3 July

AMBROISE TÉZENAS ET FRÉDÉRIC DELANGLE

SNEAKERS LIKE JAY-Z

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Ambroise Tézenas and Frédéric Delangle.

3 July

1968, WHAT A STORY!

BARRICADES, EXPRESSION, REPRESSION

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Bernadette Caille, curator, and Marcelo Brodsky.

3 July

TECHNOLOGY AT THE SERVICE OF ART AND CINEMA

THE LATEST ON TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCES AND DEMONSTRATIONS

VR Arles Festival lecture

3 July

PALAIS DE TOKYO

JULIEN CREUZET

MAÏS CHAUD MARLBORO

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Julien Creuzet and Daria de Beauvais, curator.


3 July

PALAIS DE TOKYO

PIA RONDÉ & FABIEN SALEIL

TOPOPHILIE DES CENDRES

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Pia Rondé, Fabien Saleil and Daria de Beauvais, curator.

3 July

EXHIBITIONS, BOOKS, DIGITAL FORMATS: EXPANDING SPACES FOR CONTEMPORARY PHOTOGRAPHY

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
Panel #1/4 with Delphine Bedel, Cristina De Middel, Anne Golaz and Salvatore Vitale, led by Danaé Panchaud.

3 July

ELGER ESSER

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Natacha Wolinski.

3 July

THE TRAIN, ROBERT F. KENNEDY’S LAST JOURNEY

PAUL FUSCO, REIN JELLE TERPSTRA & PHILIPPE PARRENO

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Clément Chéroux and Linde B. Lehtinen, curators, followed by a book signing.

3 July

ANN RAY

THE UNFINISHED-LEE MCQUEEN

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Ann Ray followed by a book signing.

3 July

HISTORY IN IMAGES

Les Rencontres/Le Point
With Patrick Boucheron and Sylvie Aubenas, led by Brigitte Hernandez.

3 July

LAURA HENNO

REDEMPTION

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Laura Henno and Michel Poivert, curator.


4 July

ROBERT FRANK

SIDELINES

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Martin Gasser, curator.

4 July

PAUL GRAHAM

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Damien Sausset.

4 July

RENÉ BURRI

THE IMAGINARY PYRAMIDS

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Clotilde Blanc-Burri and Sam Stourdzé, curators.

4 July

LA PLAGE ÉLECTRIQUE

Cafés, bars, lounge
The Plage électrique, a pop-up guinguette with music, food and feet in the sand on the program, is the place to be at the Rencontres d'Arles!
DJ set : C SIDES (coquelicot records).

Until 7:15pm: access via La Grande Halle.
From 7:15pm: access via 11, chemin des minimes.

4 July

LUCAS OLIVET

KOPIEC BONAWENTURA

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Lucas Olivet followed by a book signing.

4 July

THE EYES TALKS

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
With Philippe Guionie, Julien Guerrier, Anna Planas, Delphine Bedel.

4 July

Gilbert & George

The Great Exhibition, 1971-2016

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Gilbert & George.

4 July

FUNDING PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITIONS: WHAT REMUNERATION FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS?

Round table
Pannel discussion with Pierre Ciot, Agnès Defaux, Andrea Holzherr, Daniel Rouvier and Aurore Valade.
Based on an idea by Saif.

4 July

ARTISTS AND THE VIRTUAL FACTORY

VR IN CONTEMPORARY CREATION

VR Arles Festival lecture
VR Arles Festival conversation with artists who create virtual realities.

4 July

WOLFGANG TILLMANS WHAT IS DIFFERENT?
&
A DESIRE FOR ARCHEOLOGY,
PERSPECTIVES ON THE FUTURE

Exhibition tour
Tours of both exhibitions by Jean-Marc Prévost, director of Carré d’art, Nîmes, and curator.
Venue: Carré d’art, Nîmes
Bus (first come, first served):
Departure: 2:15 pm
Hôtel Jules César, bd des Lices, Arles.
Return: 6 pm Carré d’art, Nîmes.


4 July

JONAS BENDIKSEN

THE LAST TESTAMENT

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Jonas Bendiksen followed by a book signing.


4 July

Picturing communities: narratives between history, critical documentary and utopia

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
Panel #2/4 with Martin Gasser, Laura Henno, Lucas Olivet, Maude Oswald, led by Danaé Panchaud.

4 July

BAPTISTE RABICHON

EN VILLE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Baptiste Rabichon and François Cheval, curator.

4 July

CRISTINA DE MIDDEL

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Damien Sausset.

4 July

ANNOUNCEMENT OF THE WINNER OF THE BEST VR FILM AWARD

Press conference
VR Arles Festival press conference with members of the jury.

4 July

THE HOBBYIST

LOOKING FOR PASSION

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Pierre Hourquet, Anna Planas and Thomas Seelig, curators.

4 July

VALÉRIE JOUVE & VIVIEN AYROLES

OLYMPUS PHOTOGRAPHIC CONVERSATION

Les Befores d'Olympus
Exhibition tour and meeting with the photographers and Fannie Escoulen, curator.

4 July

A NEW HUMANITY?

Les Rencontres/Le Point
With Matthieu Gafsou and Jonas Bendiksen, led by Brigitte Hernandez.

4 July

BOOK SIGNINGS

BOOK SIGNINGS
With Marcelo Brodsky, Raymond Depardon, Paul Graham and Gregor Sailer.

4 July

PETER LINDBERGH

Louis Vuitton pop-up bookshop - Le buste et l'oreille
Signs Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye Berlin.


5 July

WORKSHOPS: 1968-2018, TAKING THE FLOOR/TAKING PICTURES

1968: ENLISTING IMAGES IN THE SERVICE OF STRUGGLES

1968-2018, Taking the floor / taking pictures
Conversations and projections with Bernadette Caille, Guillaume Blanc, Sébastien Layerle, Jean-Denis Bonan and Nicole Fernández Ferrer, on a proposal from Tënk.

5 July

HOPE, A COLLABORATIVE PERSPECTIVE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Nicolas Havette, general curator, with the artists in attendance.

5 July

THE WINNERS COMMENTED ON BY THE JURY

VR Arles Festival lecture
Debate with the VR Arles Festival jury and questions from festival-goers (adults and children).

5 July

SIMON BAKER

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Natacha Wolinski.

5 July

A PILLAR OF SMOKE

A LOOK AT CONTEMPORARY TURKEY

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Ilgin Deniz Akseloğlu and Yann Perreau, curators.

5 July

LA PLAGE ÉLECTRIQUE

Cafés, bars, lounge
The Plage électrique, a pop-up guinguette with music, food and feet in the sand on the program, is the place to be at the Rencontres d'Arles!
DJ set : Frantz (coquelicot records) + Backhill (coquelicot records).

Until 7:15pm: access via La Grande Halle.
From 7:15pm: access via 11, chemin des minimes.

5 July

RAYMOND DEPARDON

DEPARDON USA, 1968-1999

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Raymond Depardon.

5 July

THE EYES TALKS

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
Dedicated to Les Filles de la photo with Florence Moll, Caroline Stein, Taous Dahmani and Audrey Bazin. 

5 July

EXPLORING THE IMAGE

Youth Workshops
Experimentation with the festival’s teaching tools, presentation of workshops and the 2018 Clicks and Classes operation.

5 July

FUGITIVE, WHERE ARE YOU RUNNING?

1968-2018, Taking the floor / taking pictures
Preview of the film by Nicolas Klotz and Elisabeth Perceval, with the filmmakers in attendance, as part of the “1968-2018, Taking the Floor/Taking Pictures” workshops based on a proposal by Tënk.
A Shellac Sud production in association with ARTE France La Lucarne, 70mn, 2018, in French.

5 July

VIRTUAL REALITY TO TELL STORIES ABOUT OUR TIMES

EMERGENCE OF NEW STORIES?

VR Arles Festival lecture

5 July

WORKSHOPS: 1968-2018, TAKING THE FLOOR/TAKING PICTURES

ALTERNATIVE VISUAL PRACTICES IN CONFLICT-TORN AREAS

1968-2018, Taking the floor / taking pictures
Conversations and projections with Elisabeth Perceval, Nicolas Klotz, Caroline Zéau, Elisa Larvego, Gilles Raynaldy, and Louis Matton, on a proposal from Tënk.

5 July

Writing on photography: new formats and disseminations

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
Panel #3/4 with Federica Chiocchetti, Tim Clark, Matthieu Gafsou, Nadine Wietlisbach, led by Danaé Panchaud.

5 July

Christian Lutz

ANATOMIES OF POWER

Exhibition tour
Venue: Collection Lambert, Avignon.

5 July

JANE EVELYN ATWOOD

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Damien Sausset.
(initially planned on Tuesday, July 3rd at 10:30 am)

5 July

THE PRIX PICTET
CELEBRATES ITS WINNERS

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Michael Benson, Prix Pictet director, and the artists.

5 July

CRISTINA DE MIDDEL & BRUNO MORAIS

MIDNIGHT AT THE CROSSROADS

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Cristina De Middel, Bruno Morais and Claudi Carreras Guillén, curator.

5 July

THE POTEMKIN VILLAGE

Round table
Round table with Gregor Sailer, Joerg Bader and Pascal Beausse.
Venue: Auditorium de l'ENSP.

5 July

AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY: VIRTUAL REALITY, OR THE POSSIBILITY OF A NEW REAL

Les Rencontres/Le Point
With Benoît Baume, Michel Huneault and Mélanie Courtinat, led by Christophe Ono-dit-Biot.

5 July

BOOK SIGNINGS

BOOK SIGNINGS
With Michael Christopher Brown, Matthieu Gafsou, Olga Kravets, Maria Morina, Oksana Yushko and Baptiste Rabichon.

5 July

LE MAG DE L’ÉTÉ

Live recording
Live public recording of Julia Molkhou’s France Inter show with Raymond Depardon and Sam Stourdzé.

5 July

TODD HIDO

DARK LIGHT

Les Befores d'Olympus
Exhibition tour and meeting with Todd Hido and Fannie Escoulen, curator, followed by a book signing.


5 July

KOURTNEY ROY

Louis Vuitton pop-up bookshop - Le buste et l'oreille
Signing of Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye California.



6 July

FENG LI

WHITE NIGHT

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Feng Li, Thomas Sauvin, curator, and Bérénice Angremy, director of the Jimei x Arles Photo Festival.

6 July

CORINNE MERCADIER

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Damien Sausset.

6 July

THE INSTITUT POUR LA PHOTOGRAPHIE DES HAUTS-DE-FRANCE

Press conference
Press conference with Xavier Bertrand, Martine Aubry, Sam Stourdzé, Marin Karmitz, Anne Lacoste.

6 July

YINGGUANG GUO

THE BLISS OF CONFORMITY

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Yingguang Guo.

6 July

AN UNUSUAL ATTENTION

ÉCOLE NATIONALE SUPÉRIEURE DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Rémi Fernandez, Victor Jaget, Prune Phi, as well as Anna Planas and Juliette Vignon, curators.

6 July

REGARDEZ VOIR !

Live recording
A public recording of Brigitte Patient’s France Inter show with Jane Evelyn Atwood, Matthieu Gafsou, Laura Henno, Ambroise Tézenas and Fréderic Delangle.


6 July

OLGA KRAVETS, MARIA MORINA & OKSANA YUSHKO

GROZNY: NINE CITIES

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by the photographers and Anna Shpakova, curator. 

6 July

LA PLAGE ÉLECTRIQUE

Cafés, bars, lounge
The Plage électrique, a pop-up guinguette with music, food and feet in the sand on the program, is the place to be at the Rencontres d'Arles!
DJ set : Eva Peel (deviant disco).

Until 7:15pm: access via La Grande Halle.
From 7:15pm: access via 11, chemin des minimes.

6 July

MICHAEL CHRISTOPHER BROWN

YO SOY FIDEL

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Michael Christopher Brown and Ramon Pez, curator.

6 July

LA GRANDE TABLE D’ÉTÉ

Live recording
Live public recording of Maylis Besserie’s France Culture show with Aurore Valade, Christophe Loiseau et Laura Henno.

6 July

THE EYES TALKS

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
With David Solo, Daniel Blaufuks, Feng Li, Thomas Sauvin and the winner of the Luma Rencontres Dummy Book Award 2018.



6 July

VÉRONIQUE ELLENA

RETROSPECTIVE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Véronique Ellena and Andy-William Neyrotti, curator.


6 July

VR ARLES FESTIVAL
WORKSHOPS

6 TO 11 YEAR-OLDS

Youth Workshops
The VR Arles Festival offers virtual reality workshops. Led by specialized instructors, children become directors, illustrators or apprentice scientists and become totally immersed in this new medium’s exciting world.
Registration: contact@vrarlesfestival.com.
Free.

6 July

ALFRED LATOUR

CADRER SON TEMPS

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Daniel Rouvier, curator and director of the Musée Réattu.

6 July

CHILDREN, THE CAPTIVE AUDIENCE OF VIRTUAL REALITY

VR Arles Festival lecture
VR Arles Festival lecture.

6 July

TAYSIR BATNIJI

GAZA TO AMERICA, HOME AWAY FROM HOME

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Taysir Batniji and Sam Stourdzé, curator.

6 July

Archive matters: writing, framing and reclaiming history

Nonante-neuf Talks Pro Helvetia
Panel #4/4 with Christoph Draeger, Tatiana Pavliucenco, Miklós Klaus Rózsa, Furkan Temir, Michel Wlassikoff, led by Danaé Panchaud.

6 July

LËT’Z ARLES PRESENTS PASHA RAFIY AND LAURIANNE BIXHAIN

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tours by Pasha Rafiy, Laurianne Bixhain, Paul di Felice and Michèle Walerich, curators, followed at 4:30 pm by Les Écumes renaissantes, a sound journey by Mathieu Buytaers.


6 July

TODD HIDO

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Natacha Wolinski.

6 July

JANE EVELYN ATWOOD & JOAN COLOM

PUBLIC SPACE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Jane Evelyn Atwood & Irene de Mendoza.

6 July

CHRISTOPHE LOISEAU

THE RIGHT TO THE IMAGE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Christophe Loiseau.

6 July

GÉRALDINE LAY

NORTH END

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Géraldine Lay.

6 July

“À L’ATTAQUE !”,
INTERVIEW WITH ADEL ABDESSEMED

Les Rencontres/Le Point
With Adel Abdessemed, led by Christophe Ono-dit-Biot.

6 July

BOOK SIGNINGS

BOOK SIGNINGS
With Jane Evelyn Atwood, Feng Li, Taysir Batniji.

6 July

AUCTION

Auction of 19th and 20th-century photographs by great names and unknowns, by Yann Le Mouël, curator-auctioneer, associated with the gallery Lumière des Roses-Marion and Philipe Jacquier.


6 July

VINCENT VAN DE WIJNGAARD

Louis Vuitton pop-up bookshop - Le buste et l'oreille
Signing of Louis Vuitton Fashion Eye Morocco.


6 July

No Intenso Agora

1968-2018, Taking the floor / taking pictures
Screening of João Moreira Salles’ film as part of the “1968-2018, Taking the Floor/Taking Pictures” workshop in the presence of the Tënk team.
Videofilmes Produçoes Artisticas Ltda, 2017/Brazil/127 min.
Full price: €7.5/Reduced price: €6
Venue: Cinémas Actes Sud

7 July

NEW DISCOVERY AWARD

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tours by artists and gallery managers followed by a book signing.

7 July

FLORIAN EBNER

Les Rencontres Olympus
Conversation led by Natacha Wolinski.


7 July

LA PLAGE ÉLECTRIQUE

Cafés, bars, lounge
The Plage électrique, a pop-up guinguette with music, food and feet in the sand on the program, is the place to be at the Rencontres d'Arles!
DJ set : Crew Coquelicot Records + Amevicious (Dame Noir).

Until 7:15pm: access via La Grande Halle.
From 7:15pm: access via 11, chemin des minimes.

7 July

CHRISTOPH DRAEGER & HEIDRUN HOLZFEIND

[THE AUROVILLE PROJECT]

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Christoph Draeger & Heidrun Holzfeind followed by a book signing.

7 July

PARADISE!

FROM FOS-SUR-MER TO LA GRANDE MOTTE: BETWEEN DREAMS AND CONCRETE

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Agnès Barruol and Estelle Rouquette, curators.   


7 July

MATTHIEU RICARD & SIMÓN VÉLEZ

CONTEMPLATION

Exhibition tour
Exhibition tour by Simón Vélez.

7 July

VR THEATER HAPPENING

Conversations, performances, projections
VR Arles Festival theater session mixing performance and reality.

7 July

LES FILLES DE LA PHOTO, A YEAR LATER

Les Rencontres/Le Point
With Chantal Nedjib, Audrey Bazin, Jany Bianco-Mula and Karin Hemar, led by Brigitte Hernandez.

8 July

CLOSING LECTURE

Press conference
Assessment of opening week.