From our special envoy to Perpignan

For this new edition of Visa pour l’image, the international festival of photojournalism of Perpignan refuses – as every year for 31 years – to get out of the draft of the news of the world. Inaugurated Saturday, August 31, in front of the Convent of Minims, where are hosted most of the 24 exposures making up this 31st cru, the event will welcome again the great names of photography news.

The news of the world, obviously, but that of France, also with two exhibitions devoted to the “yellow vests” – including that of Olivier Coret, author of a work long on this movement published in Le Figaro Magazine .

Clashes in front of the Arc de triomphe. Paris, December 1, 2018. Olivier CORET/olivier coret/ divergence

If Jean-François Leroy, director and founder of the festival, is no exception to show to the public of Perpignan many of the crises and conflicts that sclérosent currently the planet (Syria, with Ivor Prickett for the New York Times , the Yemen, with Lorenzo Tugnoli for the Washington Post , the Cashmere with Dar Yasin…), the …

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