FESTIVAL DE DEAUVILLE PLANCHES CONTACT, Independant curator, France - Italy

3 Morning - 4 Morning
Laura Serani, author and curator of exhibitions and photography and audiovisual projects, collaborates with various institutions and publishers in Europe and elsewhere.
She has been director of the Deauville Festival, Planches Contact, since 2019.
From 2009 to 2014, she was art director of the Rencontres de Bamako, la Biennale africaine de la Photographie in Mali, art delegate of Mois de la Photo in Paris (2008 and 2014), chairperson of the Jury Résidences pour la Photographie at the Fondation des Treilles (2014 to 2021) and, in Italy, curator for Fotografia Europea-Reggio Emilia (2007 to 2015) and art director of SiFest (2007 and 2008).
In 2016, she launched Omnibus Circus, a travelling pop-up gallery and open stage.
From 1985 to 2006, Ms. Serani created and directed the Fnac Collection and the Fnac photo gallery network in Europe, Brazil and Taiwan.
The author of many books, she teaches at the Ecole nationale supérieure Louis Lumière and in Oeildeep workshops.
She is a member of various juries and a nominator for different awards.
French - English - Italian
  • 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