Edition 2016

Seamus Murphy

Born 1959, United Kingdom. Lives and works in London, United Kingdom.
Using still and moving images, Seamus Murphy documents life and its changes throughout the world. He is a seven-time World Press Photo award winner for his work in Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Gaza, Lebanon, Peru, Ireland, and England. His study of Afghanistan and the Afghans, pursued for over a decade, was published in A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan. His film adaptation of this book has won many awards. In 2011 he made twelve short films to accompany the PJ Harvey album Let England Shake.
  • 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