Lionel Charrier

Born 1972 in Marseille, France.
Lives and works in Paris, France.

Artistic director and curator Lionel Charrier is a co-founder of the Tbilisi Photo Festival, closely tied to the Rencontres d’Arles through its presentation of a part of the Night of the Year program in its first years. He is co-founder and former director of the MYOP agency, established in 2005 with the goal of creating an independent organization promoting the art of photography. Working for the press and humanitarian organizations, he served as regular contributor to the newspaper Libération, starting in 2001, before becoming its senior photography editor in 2015.
  • 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