Yolande & Émilie MARY & HOUSSA

Centre Claude Cahun, Director & Co-Director, France

5 Morning - 6 Morning
In 2004, Yolande Mary co-founded Confluence, an organization that promotes contemporary photography in Nantes. She was director of the Galerie Confluence from 2004 to 2019.
With this experience acquired over the past 18 years, the organization is creating the Claude Cahun Centre for Contemporary Photography in Nantes, where art historian Emilie Houssa joined Ms. Mary as director. Finnish artist Elina Brotherus is the organization’s honorary president.
The whole team is committed to creating a real meeting place around photography designed for the widest possible audience in order to become a national and international benchmark.
French - English
  • 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