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Deauville, Freedom of Vision

Curated by Laura Serani, Planches Contact Festival comes back to Deauville, France, multiplying the points of view on the territory of Normandy.

At its thirteenth edition, the festival exhibits the work of key figures such as Bettina Rheims or Raymond Depardon alongside the production of established photographers in residence like Omar Victor Diop or Stefano de Luigi, and a platform for young talents. Reality and fiction, still photography, film and the reinterpretation of archives blend in a program aimed at breaking barriers.

© Dana Cojbuc

© Henri Kisielewski

© Stefano De Luigi

© Gareth Philips

© Raymond Depardon

© Francesco Levy

© Jean-Christian Bourcart

© Ciro Battiloro

Photographer Francesco Jodice’s science fiction film looks at Normandy through the glance of an alien landed from space, the Anonymous Project reveals frames from a three-room apartment in ‘60s, Dana Cojbuc turns the beach into a stage, where human and animal silhouettes become expressions of her inner world.

© Emile Garçon and Lise Guillon

© Carolle Benitah

© The Anonymous Project

© Jessica Lange

© Gianni Cipriano

© Omar Victor Diop

© Bruno Labarbère

Planches Contact photography festival will be on view in Deauville, France, until January 1st, 2023.

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