Edition 2013

Studio Fouad, Beyrouth, et Van-Leo, Le Caire

Shortly after its creation in 1997, the Arab Image Foundation started collecting photographs from anonymous, amateur and professional photographers. The rst two major collections gathered from studio photographers were those of Van- Leo in Cairo and Adib Ghorab in Beirut, both presented in this exhibition through a selection of hand-colored studio portraits.

Curators: Zeina Arida and François Hébel.
Exhibition produced by the Arab image Foundation, beirut, and the Rencontres d’Arles, in collaboration with the Rare books and Special Collections Library, American university in Cairo (AuC) for the van-Leo selection.
Exhibition venue: Espace van Gogh.

  • 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