THE BEACH UNDER THE SPOTLIGHT IN 2017
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
New-York—Tuesday, September 26th, 2017— The 2017 edition considers THE BEACH OF DEAUVILLE as the common thread of the festival and its exhibitions: from its relation with fashion to the constantly renewed glances put on people experiencing this place. It’s a place that been chosen and loved for more than thirty years by PETER LINDBERGH and his models.
The beach colours and lights inspire AGNES B., associated artistic director for the 2017 edition, while CLAUDE NORI and VASANTHA YOGANANTHAN, two photographers loving the Mediterranean beaches, explore and reproduce, through complementary perspectives, the sociological context of Deauville’s swimming pools and bath cabins.
FRANÇOISE HUGUIER, originally a fashion photographer, encounters Deauville’s social housing residents that daily frequent this beach.
TINA DASSAULT and ANNA VIVANTE reveal through their photos a composite band of elements left from the sea on the sand, a sort of contemporary archaeology that includes “natural and humanmade treasures and miseries”.
At the same time, two photographers invited by Agnès B. - EMMA CHARRIN & CELINE VILLEGAS -, then LYNDA LAIRD, laureate of the 2016 students’ contest, and five young aspiring photographers experience Deauville together with senior artists during a photographic residence lasting three weeks.
Since its creation in 2010, Planche(s) contact – the Festival of photographic creation of
Deauville – constantly reinvents itself through novelties and explorations of a city with multiple
FRANCOISE HUGUIER CAPTURES DAILY LIFE IN DEAUVILLE
CLAUDE NORI: THE DOLCE VITA IN DEAUVILLE
VASANTHA YOGANANTHAN: DEAUVILLE, SEA PERIPHERY
Exhibition places and times
EXHIBITIONS ARE OPEN EVERY DAY FROM OCTOBER 21ST TO NOVEMBER 5TH, THEN ON
SATURDAYS, SUNDAYS AND PUBLIC HOLIDAYS UNTIL NOVEMBER 26TH
SCHEDULE: 10:30 AM > 1 PM – 2:30 PM > 7 PM