EXHIBITIONS 2016

ARLES 2016

STORYTELLERS

Photographers lead and guide us through the subjects that drive them. They document, search and investigate. Photographers are investigators. They know their subjects like the backs of their hands.
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Discovery Award 2016

Five preeminent figures from the art world each present two artists.

Street

The street and city as playground.
While photographers have been practicing street photography since its emergence, in recent years the genre has witnessed
a signi cant renewal.
The street and city as playground.
While photographers have been practicing street photography since its emergence, in recent years the genre has witnesseda significant renewal.

Western Stories

Westerns, with their frontier tales, rugged scenery and wide-open spaces, were also shot in the Camargue.

Monsters & Co.

Du cinéma au folklore japonais en passant par les extraterrestres aperçus à Roswell, les monstres sont les représentations
de nos peurs.
From cinema to Japanese folklore and Roswell’s extraterrestrials, monsters embody our fears.

Africa Pop

Talented photographers and curators show us a pop and offbeat Africa.

Platforms of the visible 2016

Investigation as a photographic topic and the photographer as a detective.

After War

What is there left to see on a battlefield long after the fighting comes to an end?
How have artists addressed the September 11?
What does a renowed war photographer do when not photographing war?
What is there left to see on a battlefield long after the fighting comes to an end?
How have artists addressed the September 11?
What does a renowed war photographer do when not photographing war?

I am writing to you from a far off country 2016

Spotlight on a part of the world, like a photographic correspondence.

Rereading

The history of photography through the lens of re-appropriations, errors or accidents.

Singular!

Some passionate, free-spirited collectors look for unusual items, exploring the question of the vernacular.

Outside the Frame

Photography leaves its frame and invades the space.
Photography leaves its frame and invades the space.

Emergences 2016

The festival is a traiblazer; it seeks ou tomorrow's talents.

Arles Books 2016

The book in all its forms.

Associated programme 2016

Arles places and institutions that promote photography and participate in the festival’s programme.

Grand Arles Express 2016

Le vent de la photographie sou le sur le Grand Sud...
The wind of photography blows through the Great South.
  • 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
    • Pernot Ricard
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture