PRODUCTIONS

The cadets of Odessa

Série | In the city of Odessa, once a hub of maritime trade, the port is now deserted.

Sea Beach, 2020-2024

Série | Beaches around the world have their own self-contained cultures, a natural mix of the local traditions with what tourists bring to offer. It is how beaches develop their distinct personality and Cox’s Bazar - the world’s longest natural sea beach located in Bangladesh - has one to call its own.

Rio Grande Do Sul underwater, 2024

Série | In South of Brazil, the state of Rio Grande Do Sul is suffering the consequences of the greatest natural disaster to hit the region. Since the beginning of May 2024, heavy flooding affected 90 % of the land, leaving millions of people devastated.

D-Day Landing beaches, 2024

Series| On the eve of the 80th anniversary of Operation Overlord, Pierre-Olivier Deschamps travelled to Normandy to photograph the landing beaches.

British veterans, 2024

Series | Raphaël Neal has taken portraits of some of the British veterans who will be visiting the Normandy beaches for the D-Day commemoration ceremonies.

Île Brésil, 2013 - 2023

Série | Here lies part of the Brazilian enigma, in this country where light illuminates as much as it obscures, where the idea of resistance is understood in an ambiguous duality : a force for movement but also an obstacle to change.

My body is political, 2024

Série | Vincent Catala follows the daily lives of members of the LGBTQIA+ community, between artistic performances, visibility events and more intimate moments captured in everyday life.

The cadets of Odessa

Série | In the city of Odessa, once a hub of maritime trade, the port is now deserted.

Sea Beach, 2020-2024

Série | Beaches around the world have their own self-contained cultures, a natural mix of the local traditions with what tourists bring to offer. It is how beaches develop their distinct personality and Cox’s Bazar - the world’s longest natural sea beach located in Bangladesh - has one to call its own.

Rio Grande Do Sul underwater, 2024

Série | In South of Brazil, the state of Rio Grande Do Sul is suffering the consequences of the greatest natural disaster to hit the region. Since the beginning of May 2024, heavy flooding affected 90 % of the land, leaving millions of people devastated.

D-Day Landing beaches, 2024

Series| On the eve of the 80th anniversary of Operation Overlord, Pierre-Olivier Deschamps travelled to Normandy to photograph the landing beaches.

British veterans, 2024

Series | Raphaël Neal has taken portraits of some of the British veterans who will be visiting the Normandy beaches for the D-Day commemoration ceremonies.

Île Brésil, 2013 - 2023

Série | Here lies part of the Brazilian enigma, in this country where light illuminates as much as it obscures, where the idea of resistance is understood in an ambiguous duality : a force for movement but also an obstacle to change.

My body is political, 2024

Série | Vincent Catala follows the daily lives of members of the LGBTQIA+ community, between artistic performances, visibility events and more intimate moments captured in everyday life.

NEWS

Tehachapi, 2024

FILM | En octobre 2019, JR a reçu un accès sans précédent pour réaliser un projet dans l'une des prisons de haute sécurité les plus violentes de Californie : Tehachapi.

Lauréats de la résidence photographique du musée de l’Armée - 2024

Pour la seconde édition de la résidence photographique du musée de l’Armée, le jury a sélectionné Guillaume Herbaut pour son projet intitulé « le drapeau ».

Winners of the Fotofestiwal in Łódź

PRIX - EXPOSITION | Adrien Selbert: Les Bords Réels | Du 13 au 23 juin 2024 au Fotofestiwal de Łódź

Finalist for the Prix Niépce Gens d'images 2024

PRIX | Nolwenn Brod was one of two finalists for the Prix Niépce Gens d'images 2024, along with Anne-Lise Broyer.

VU' at Arles 2024

02 - 05 July 2023| The VU' team will be present at the MLB space during the opening week of the Rencontres.

Event - Sale of archive prints

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

Tehachapi, 2024

FILM | En octobre 2019, JR a reçu un accès sans précédent pour réaliser un projet dans l'une des prisons de haute sécurité les plus violentes de Californie : Tehachapi.

Lauréats de la résidence photographique du musée de l’Armée - 2024

Pour la seconde édition de la résidence photographique du musée de l’Armée, le jury a sélectionné Guillaume Herbaut pour son projet intitulé « le drapeau ».

Winners of the Fotofestiwal in Łódź

PRIX - EXPOSITION | Adrien Selbert: Les Bords Réels | Du 13 au 23 juin 2024 au Fotofestiwal de Łódź

Finalist for the Prix Niépce Gens d'images 2024

PRIX | Nolwenn Brod was one of two finalists for the Prix Niépce Gens d'images 2024, along with Anne-Lise Broyer.

VU' at Arles 2024

02 - 05 July 2023| The VU' team will be present at the MLB space during the opening week of the Rencontres.

Event - Sale of archive prints

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

En route - Ad van Denderen

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

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.

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

Stéphane Duroy – Stéphane Duroy Rencontres d'Arles, Arles (FRANCE)
1 July 2024 - 29 September 2024
Anita Conti — Des eaux Septentrionales aux mers chaudes SAINT-JEAN-DE-LUZ, Place Maurice Ravel, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz
In collaboration with the VU' agency and the Fonds Anita Conti held at the Archives de Lorient, this exhibi-tion takes the public aboard fishing boats, in the wake of Anita Conti (1899-1997), a multi-disciplinary artist, oceanographer, ethnologist, writer and photographer.
28 June 2024 - 25 August 2024
Bruno Boudjelal — Ne mourons pas fatigués Cargo : Les Photographiques de Saint Nazaire, Saint Nazaire
28 June 2024 - 29 September 2024
Claudine Doury — Peuples de Sibérie Matemale, Pyrénées-Orientales
From 1996 to 1998, Claudine Doury traveled in the footsteps of Siberian minorities, from the Amur River to the boreal lands.
14 June 2024 - 18 October 2024
Hiên Lâm Duc  — Kurdistan, vivre sous les arbres Abbaye Royale de l'Epau, Route de Changé 72530 Yvré l'Evêque
Here, every tree has its own story, and every village has its own myths and legends about trees.
7 June 2024 - 10 November 2024
Camille Brasselet — Chemin creux Festival Les femmes s’exposent, Houlgate, France
At the invitation of the festival, Chemin creux is the result of Camille Brasselet's residency in Houlgate.
7 June 2024 - 1 September 2024
Jean-Robert Dantou — A balles réelles – Tonnerre 2017-2022 Hôtel Coeurderoy, 22, rue Rougemont 89700 Tonnerre
An exhibition of documentary photography resulting from research and creation by Jean-Robert Dantou over five years in the town of Tonnerre.
1 June 2024 - 29 June 2024
Gérard Rondeau — Champagne(s) Pressoria, 11, boulevard Pierre Cheval 51160 Aÿ-Champagne
Cette exposition, hommage aux hommes et aux paysages de la Champagne mais aussi un éloge du vin, Gérard RONDEAU l’avait pensée de longue date.
29 May 2024 - 16 September 2024
Pia Elizondo — Death is a Bride & Zoo Galerie VU, 58 rue Saint Lazare, Paris
Galerie VU' is exhibiting the work of Mexican photographer Pia Elizondo for the first time, with two of her most recent series, Death is a Bride and Zoo.
17 May 2024 - 28 June 2024
Through a series of exhibitions in several cities, Leica presents Sea Beach by Ismail Ferdous, winner of the prestigious Leica Oskar Barnack Award 2023.
6 June 2023 - 28 September 2024