5 July 2019
20H00 - 3H00
Bars and food onsite.
Opening week’s unmissable festive event offers a photographic stroll to see some 40 proposals projected in loops on three big screens and two installations: the festival’s favorite artists and photographers, carte blanche to institutions. This great celebration of photography mixes concert, food trucks, bars and DJ sets.
8 PM - 10 PM — PERFORMANCES
To celebrate moving to Arles, the ilotopie company takes its “People of Color” through the city’s streets all the way to “Les Papets”. From far away to the banks of the Rhône, a great water theater carries along islands and Ilotopians.
10 PM - 3 AM — PROJECTIONS
Projects by Rhiannon Adam, Coco Amardeil, Christian Aschman, Elsa Aupetit & Martin Plagnol, Eva Ayache-Vanderhorst & Alice Babin, Lisa Brunzell, Arnaud Chochon, Alexis Cordesse, Olivier Degorce, Fatoumata Diabaté, Galya Feierman, Oan Kim & Ruppert Pupkin, Julien Gester, Camille Gharbi, Sylvain Grangon, Harry Gruyaert, Nick Hannes, Jill Hartley, Jan Hoek, Alexa Hoyer, Vincent Jendly, Stratos Kalafatis, Aart Kooij, Algimantas Kuncius, Toni Kuraga, Jack Latham, Aleksi Poutanen, Kamille Lévêque Jégo, Massimo Mastrorillo & Pamela Piscicelli, Malika Mihoubi & Loïc Xavier, Musée du Vieux Nîmes, Sara Perovic, Augustin Rebetez, Émilie Saubestre, Hashem Shakeri, Max Siedendof, Patrice Terraz, Tbilissi Photo Festival, Céline Villegas, Vincent Voignier & Barbara Bernardi, Terre de Festival...
8 PM - 3 AM — CONCERT & DJ SETS
CARTE BLANCHE TO NUITS SONORES
The Rencontres d’Arles and the Nuits Sonores festival organized by the Arty Farty association team up for the first time for a free-wheeling show bringing together two exploratory, demanding and popular artistic events.
8 PM - 10 PM — DJ SET
ZELAÏAN DISCO CLUB
Diggers and Lyon DJs, the devil’s brothers offer a subtle musical journey between Brazilian boogie and Middle Eastern percussion.
10:30 PM — CONCERT
FRANCE CHÉBRAN FEATURING JM BLACK
Originated by Nuits Sonores, this creation is a live transcription of two “Chébran” compilations made by the Born Bad label and features the sometimes-forgotten sounds of 1980s French boogie.
MIDNIGHT > 3 AM — DJ SET
Head of the prolific Antinote label, Zaltan is one of the French electronic scene’s most interesting players. An avid record collector, he plays rare pieces between psychedelic and experimental music.