Photograph the theater

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With the Bibliothèque nationale de France

The singular place of theater photography in the art of photography.

Outwitting the Devil, Akram Khan, Akram Khan, 2019 © Christophe Raynaud de Lage


Echoing the exhibition "L'œil présent" (The Present Eye) created from the works of Christophe Raynaud de Lage and presented at the Maison Jean Vilar, this meeting will be an opportunity to reflect on the singular place occupied by theater photography in the art of photography.


With Joseph Banderet photographer, Manon Dardenne curator at the Performing Arts Department of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Alain Fonteray photographer, Olivier Py director of the Avignon Festival, Christophe Raynaud de Lage photographer

Moderated by Chantal Meyer-Plantureux professor emeritus in performing arts, member of the HisTeMé laboratory

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The present eye

Photographing the Festival d'Avignon and risking the suspended moment
  • Photographic installation
  • Christophe Raynaud de Lage

The 2022 archive