14th Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan

31.08.02 → 15.09.02

In Perpignan, the people in charge of Visa pour l’image had warned: the 2002 edition would not suffer from the overdose of September 11, 2001. So few images on the walls of the exhibitions and few projections. Just a third of the closing party on Saturday. And again the photos of the plane crash against the New York towers and the Pentagon in Washington are mixed up with the consequences of the terrorist act: the war in Afghanistan. The public came, however, attracted by the event.
This Saturday evening, Jean-François Leroy, director-presenter of Visa, began by recalling that last year’s closing session, on September 8, 2001, was devoted to Afghanistan. “Because we felt that the press was not paying enough attention to this country.” The next day, Commander Massoud, “the Lion of Panjshir”, was killed in an attack by fake journalists. And three days later…

Abbas – IranDiary 1971 – 2002
Sam Abell – Photographs
Ryan Anson – Philippines
Dominique Berretty – Algeria
Jodi Bieber – South Africa
Carl de Keyzer – Zona
Magali Delporte – Games of shadows… sports without sight
Ziyah Gafic – The Backlash
Lauren Greenfield – Girl Culture
Diane Grimonet – Paris, city of light?
Olivier Jobard – Sangatte: Smuggling of illegal immigrants to England
Menahem Kahana – The Haredim in Israel (God-Fearing People)
Ed Kashi – Aging in the United States
Brenda Ann Kenneally – Mothers and Kids on Drugs, Brooklyn
Hien Lan Duc – People of Iraq
Gerd Ludwig – Broken Empire
Mark Markov-Grinberg – Retrospective
Charles Moore – Powerful days
JB Russell – Angola: consequences of a conflict
Amir Shah – Kabul
Maria Stenzel – Antartica
Diana Walker – The White House
Felicia Webb – Anorexics in Great Britain
Yang Yankang – Chinese Catholics
Paris Match – Stars on the loose
International Daily Press
World Press Photo

Visa d’or News Award: Tyler Hicks
Visa d’or Feature Award: Felicia Webb
Visa d’or Daily Press Award: La Dépêche du Midi (France)

Canon Female Photojournalist Award: Sophia Evans

Photo credits

© Abbas / Magnum Photos
© Carl de Keyzer / Magnum Photos
© Charles Moore / Blackstar / Studio B
© Mark Markov-Grinberg


Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan
Couvent des Minimes
Rue Rabelais
66000 Perpignan


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