PRODUCTIONS

Maria Cool, 2021-2024

Series| A series on the variations offered by a fruit tree in the Belgian countryside, as the seasons go by.

Ukraine: Two years of war

Series | February 24, 2024 marks the two-year anniversary of the start of the invasion of Ukraine by Vladimir Putin's Russian troops.

Taking Care, 2018-in progress

Series | "Taking Care" is a documentary work in progress about the Belgian public hospital.

Frozen Frontline, 2023

Série | Continuing his work on the armed forces in Arctic regions, Louie Palu documented the annual Kontio 22 military exercise taking place in Finland, a territory marked by growing geopolitical instability.

Mono no Aware, 2023

The expression Mono no Aware refers to the emotion as the emotion that seizes us when faced with inanimate objects or transitory nature: with this series, Pierre-Elie de Pibrac delicately underlines the fragility of things and their melancholy.

Maria Cool, 2021-2024

Series| A series on the variations offered by a fruit tree in the Belgian countryside, as the seasons go by.

Ukraine: Two years of war

Series | February 24, 2024 marks the two-year anniversary of the start of the invasion of Ukraine by Vladimir Putin's Russian troops.

Taking Care, 2018-in progress

Series | "Taking Care" is a documentary work in progress about the Belgian public hospital.

Frozen Frontline, 2023

Série | Continuing his work on the armed forces in Arctic regions, Louie Palu documented the annual Kontio 22 military exercise taking place in Finland, a territory marked by growing geopolitical instability.

Mono no Aware, 2023

The expression Mono no Aware refers to the emotion as the emotion that seizes us when faced with inanimate objects or transitory nature: with this series, Pierre-Elie de Pibrac delicately underlines the fragility of things and their melancholy.

NEWS

Event - Sale of archive prints

From May 10 to 03, 2024 | At the bookstore of the Galerie VU' and on laboutiquevu.com.

Rencontre avec Stéphane Duroy et Géraldine Lay

13 Février 2024| Rencontre – Conversation avec Géraldine Lay, éditrice pour la Photographie chez Actes Sud, et Stéphane Duroy.

En route - Ad van Denderen

From 30 September 2023 to 28 January 2024 | Fotomuseum of Rotterdam

Special sale of Agence VU' prints


Du 6 au 22 décembre 2022 | Pour la quatrième année consécutive, VU’ organise une vente de tirages issus des archives de ses plus grands auteurs.

Event - Sale of archive prints

From May 10 to 03, 2024 | At the bookstore of the Galerie VU' and on laboutiquevu.com.

Rencontre avec Stéphane Duroy et Géraldine Lay

13 Février 2024| Rencontre – Conversation avec Géraldine Lay, éditrice pour la Photographie chez Actes Sud, et Stéphane Duroy.

En route - Ad van Denderen

From 30 September 2023 to 28 January 2024 | Fotomuseum of Rotterdam

Special sale of Agence VU' prints


Du 6 au 22 décembre 2022 | Pour la quatrième année consécutive, VU’ organise une vente de tirages issus des archives de ses plus grands auteurs.

Arte, Show: Invitation to travel - The Bangkok of the mischievous Mister Pink

On the streets of Bangokok, this character in a pink suit is the work of a daring photographer: Manit Sriwanichpoom, the troublemaker of the Thai photographic scene. With humour, irony and a sense of provocation, he has been capturing the metamorphosis of Bangkok, where he was born in 1961, for almost 40 years. This militant artist, who has exhibited in Japan, France and Australia, uses his “Mister Pink” to reveal the flaws in society.

La Peine - Movie

12 octobre 2023| La Peine (Emperors of Nothing), a movie by Cédric Gerbehaye.
The result of a long immersion in the heart of a Brussels prison, La Peine (Emperors of Nothing) is an intimate and unprecedented dive into the depths of the prison condition.

Rencontre – Débat : « VU x Libé »

24 octobre 2023| Bruno Boudjelal, Claudine Doury et Cyril Zannettacci, photographes de l’Agence VU’, ainsi que Lionel Charrier, directeur photo de Libération, débattront de la politique de l’image dans le journal et de son évolution.

De la photo à la vidéo : Devenir polyvalent dans sa pratique artistique et professionnelle

VU'éducation | Développement de projet | Du 13 octobre 2023 au 14 janvier 2024 | Paris

Interview of Françoise Huguier - Radio program "À voix nue" (France Culture)

7 décembre 2022 | "Françoise Huguier, la liberté dans l'objectif." A series of interviews proposed by Caroline Broué.
She is one of the greatest living French photographers. A traveler who has crisscrossed the planet with her camera, from Siberia to Mali via Japan.

Interview of Françoise Huguier - Radio program "Vision(s)"

29 November 2022 | Interview of Françoise Huguier, conducted by Aliocha Boi, 2022.
In this interview, Françoise Huguier talks about her tendency to be "off-topic", of her eclecticism, of her curiosity, which she proudly proclaims. She talks about her childhood, her beginnings as a young photographer in Paris, her career in fashion and photojournalism, and her numerous trips, particularly to Africa.

Interview of Michaël Zumstein - Radio program "Par les temps qui courent" (France Culture)

24 novembre 2022 | Interview of Michaël Zumstein, conducted by Marie Richeux.
A few days after the beginning of the World Football Cup in Qatar, a meeting with the photographer Michaël Zumstein for his book Aka Zidane published by Images plurielles.

From Ukraine: This is war - Conference with Stéphane Duroy and Guillaume Herbaut

November, 22, 2022 | A talk by Stéphane Duroy, Guillaume Herbaut and Michel Poivert, on the occasion of the exhibition "From Ukraine: This is War."

Parler à ceux que l’on n’écoute jamais!

Éditeur : Fiiligranes Éditions Co-éditeur : Prix Caritas Photo Sociale, 2022

Interview - Emission "Vision(s)"

October 26, 2022 | VISION #38 – Claudine Doury
In this interview conducted by Lily Lajeunesse, Claudine Doury talks about her first memories related to photography, the works and authors that inspired her. She talks about her career as a press photographer and about her writing, which was singular from the start but which she nevertheless managed to reconcile with her commissions....

Samuel Bollendorff — Frontaliers, des vies en stéréo

October 22, 2022 - February 05, 2023 | Frontaliers, des vies en stéréo is the result of an investigation initiated in early 2020 by Mehdi Ahoudig and Samuel Bollendorff.

Collective exhibition - Galerie VU'

October 12 - November 10, 2022 | Gallery VU’ presents a group show bringing together artworks reflecting on the artists' current projects.

Ukraine, Terre désirée

Textuel edition, with the support of the Antoine de Galbert Foundation and Amnesty International - 2022

Manifesto of Fragility - Biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon

Sept 14 - Dec 31. 2022 | Works by Munem Wasif are on view in the collective exhibition Manifesto of fragility: A world of infinite promise as part as the Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art.

MP#03 : announcement of the winners

September 2022 | VU' and the Fonds Régnier pour la Création launch MP#03 and present the 6 emerging photographers who will benefit from the mentoring program from September 2022 to June 2023.

MP#02 exhibition

September 9-23, 2022 | Le Fonds Régnier pour la Création and Agence VU' are presenting the MP#02 exhibition which concludes the second edition of their Photographic Mentorship.

VISA POUR L'IMAGE Festival - 2022

August-September 2022 | Exhibitions, meetings and screenings by VU' photographers on the program of the 2022 edition of the Visa pour l'image International Photojournalism Festival

Interview - France Culture

July 20, 2022 | Discussion with the photographers Françoise Huguier and Omar Victor Diop who have in common Africa, the taste of the others and a serious sense of the frame between art of the portrait and art of the withdrawal

Interview of Cyril Zannettacci - Polka Magazine

22 juin 2022 | Winner of the Caritas 2022 award for his work in a homeless shelter during Covid, Cyril Zannettacci is a photojournalist who turns his gaze to the growing precariousness in France.

VU' on the road of your 2022 summer holidays

2022 Summer| Take advantage of the summer to discover, or rediscover, the exhibitions of VU' author-photographers

Qatar: the hidden face of the 2022 World Cup

July 16, 2022 | Frédéric Lecloux is invited by the Festival d'Avignon and Amnesty International France to participate in a round table discussion about the hidden face of the World Cup 2022 in Qatar

Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles

Arles 2022 | She dances on Jackson by Vanessa Winship exhibited at Rencontres d'Arles.

« Chantiers ouverts au public : conversations photographiques »

June-October 2022 | The carte blanche on the restoration of the Château de Villers-Cotterêts entrusted to Pierre-Olivier Deschamps by the CMN is presented as part of the group exhibition Chantiers ouverts au public : conversations photographiques

Winner of 2022 Prix Caritas Photo Sociale

AWARD | Cyril Zannettacci is winner of 2022 Prix Caritas Photo Sociale with his series Hospital of the street

Loss of Ouka Leele

May 24th 2022 | Loss of the great Madrid Movida photographer

June Festivals

Juin 2022 | Les expositions de nos auteurs-photographes à découvrir dans les festivals du mois de juin...

The Dolpo Box

June 4 - September 4, 2022 | the Musée d'art contemporain of Montélimar exhibits The Dolpo Box by Frédéric Lecloux.

ImageSingulières: opening weekend

May 26-29 2022 | Works by VU' photographers at openings and screenings during the opening weekend of the documentary photography festival ImageSingulières

2022 Photo Doc. Fair

May 20-22, 2022 | Secrètes by Françoise Huguier at 2022 Photo Doc. Fair

Agnès Propeck & Marc Solal - exhibition

May 2022 | Photographs by Agnès Propeck are exhibited at Regard Sud gallery (Lyon, France) within the exhibition Agnès Propeck & Marc Solal, from May 19 to July 16, 2022.

2022 Aperture Portfolio Prize - Shortlist

AWARD | Adrien Selbert's seriesThe Real Edges is among the 5 finalists in the running for the 2022 Aperture Portfolio Prize

Spring 2022 exhibitions: Press review

Spring 2022 | Reviews, interviews, recommendations: the press review of our author-photographers' exhibitions to be discovered this spring

Interview of Ferhat Bouda - Arte

April 2022 | Twist, ARTE's weekly cultural program, met Ferhat Bouda at the Fotografie Forum Frankfurt (Germany) where his exhibition "Photographs and Diaries" is hosted until May 15, 2022.

Il faut ramener Albert

April 21 & 28, 2022 | Broadcast on LCP French tv channel of the documentary by Michaël Zumstein

Interview of Israel Ariño - France 3 Pau Sud-Aquitaine

April 2022 | France 3 dedicates a report to the exhibition of Israel Ariño"Du crépuscule au fil de l’eau", presented in Pau (France) until June 18, 2022.

L'Œil Urbain festival, 2022

April-May 2022 | On the occasion of its 10th edition, the festival L'Œil Urbain exhibits the works of Rip Hopkins, Guillaume Herbaut, Anne Rearick and Darcy Padilla

World Press Photo 2022

PRIX | Guillaume Herbaut et Ismail Ferdous, lauréats du World Press Photo 2022

Ukraine, a war and images - The news interview - Télématin - France 2

March 12 2022 | Guillaume Herbaut was the guest of Télématin "news interview" on France 2.

Une théologie de la lumière, par David Sauveur, photographe

Critic | "Une théologie de la lumière, par David Sauveur" : article by Fabien Ribéry on "L'Intervalle" blog

Documentary "Kurdistan mon amour"

February 2022 | Broadcast of the documentary "Kurdistan mon amour"

Finaliste Prix Nadar 2021

AWARD | Les Bords réels by Adrien Selbert, published by Le bec en l'air, is shortlisted by the jury of Prix Nadar 2021

VU' x Action Against Hunger

October 2021 | Action Against Hunger has called upon 4 authors from Agence VU' to bear witness to the effect of climate change on hunger in 4 regions of the world. These unpublished reports will be screened at the agency during the Nuit Blanche 2021. An exhibition is also proposed at the Galerie VU' from October 3 to 9. And many other projects...

Restoration of the Château de Villers-Cotterêts

September 2021 | Château de Villers-Cotterêts restoration work : exhibition and meeting with Pierre-Olivier Deschamps.

MP#02 : announcement of the winners

September 2021| VU' and the Fonds Régnier pour la Création launch MP#02 and present the 5 emerging photographers who will benefit from the mentoring program from September 2021 to June 2022.

Royal Photographic Society - IPE 163

SHORTLIST | Raphaël Neal is shortlisted for the next IPE 163 exhibition of the Royal Photographic Society

Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

AWARD | Pierre-Elie de Pibrac shotlisted for the Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize

La fotografia al femminile di Guia Besana

May 2021 | Sky Arte's series Le fotografe is a journey into the imagination of eight Italian women photographers and their research into themes rooted in the female sphere. The protagonist of the inaugural episode is Guia Besana.

Sète #21

CéTàVOIR, Le bec en l’air éditions - 2021

The Hal Boyle Award 2021

April 2021 | Andrew Quilty is the laureate of "The Hal Boyle Award" from the Overseas Press Club of America.

Fonds photographique d’auteurs contemporains

March 2021 | Le Fonds photographique d'auteurs contemporains has just been created with the support of the Ministry of Culture in order to help author-photographer structures based in France to cope with the crisis of the Covid-19. Le Fonds photographique d'auteurs contemporains has just been created with the support of the Ministry of Culture in order to help author-photographer structures based in France, in the face of the Covid-19 crisis.

Révélateurs

September 2021 | The documentary series "Révélateurs", directed and written by Anaïck Bouhris, portrays a professional and artistic milieu in full mutation while perpetuating a certain idea of auteur photography...

CURRENT EXHIBITIONS

Vincent Catala — Mon corps est politique Galerie Dityvon, BU Belle-Beille, 11 allée François Mitterand – 4900 ANGERS
These images are taken from a project focusing on São Paulo's LGBTQIA+ (and especially transgender) community, which is very active in Latin America's largest city.
11 April 2024 - 9 June 2024
Cyril Zannettacci – Citius, Altius, Fortius Festival de l’Œil Urbain, Corbeil-Essonnes, France
With this series, in the town of Corbeil-Essonnes, Cyril Zannettacci has seized on the opportunity offered by the organization of the Olympic Games in Paris this year to highlight the region's sportsmen and women.
6 April 2024 - 11 May 2024
VU’- Bnf, Exposition – La France sous leurs yeux Bibliothèque François-Mitterand, Quai François Mauriac, 75706 Paris
Through a selection of 500 photographs, this exhibition highlights the variety of approaches chosen by the 200 photographers, which will narrate France of the 2020s. Its magnitude will leave a mark in the history of photojournalism.
19 March 2024 - 20 June 2024
Ferhat Bouda – Imazighen, berbères une culture en résistance Bibliothèque Universitaire Le Havre, 25 rue Philippe Lebon, 76600 Le Havre
Ferhat Bouda's work is in the tradition of documentary photography, bearing witness with respect and empathy to complex situations that are often difficult to approach or hidden behind stereotypes. For several years now, he has been devoting a long-term project to the recognition of Berber culture and identity.
18 March 2024 - 18 May 2024
Israel Ariño – RES NO PASSA DUES VEGADES Museu de l'Empordà, Rambla, 2 17600 Figueres - Espagne
This exhibition is an original project by Israel Ariño. It is a transversal line in several series produced over the last fifteen years of his career, a collection of images from different environments, obtained from a cross-practice of wandering and photography.
23 February 2024 - 19 May 2024
Francisco Proner – Mariana : The Art of Resistance Galerie d’Art Montgomery, Boulevard St Michel, 1 – 1150 Bruxelles
With this exhibition, Fransisco Proner's photographic work tells the story of how an entire community is facing the disaster caused by the collapse of the Fundao dam.
7 February 2024 - 10 February 2023
12 January 2024 - 15 March 2024
israel Ariño – L’envol Musée Jean-Claude-Boulard, 2 Rue Claude Blondeau, 72100 Le Mans
In 2023, the Festival de l'image association, which organises Les Photographiques, launched its second residency for photographic creation. Following a call for projects and selection by a jury, the residency was awarded to Israel Ariño.
2 December 2023 - 5 May 2024