15th Visa pour l’Image – Perpignan

30.08.03 → 14.09.03

If you like news, and photography. This is the place to Be.
Welcome to Visa pour l’Image, the largest international festival of photo journalism, which takes place every year in Perpignan. An exceptional meeting place for photography lovers, the festival brings together thousands of visitors around the same passion. Explore the exhibitions spread throughout the city and discover striking reports, made by photojournalists from all over the world. Attend the open-air projection evenings in the sumptuous medieval setting of the Campo Santo cloister; take part in conferences and meetings; visit the booths of agencies and major brands of photographic technology.

Odd Andersen – Years of experience
Jean-Gabriel Barthélémy – Houses of arrest of Toulouse
James Edward Bates – Ku Klux Klan
Zohra Bensemra – Algeria
Philip Blenkinsop – Laos: the secret war continues
Pep Bonet – Faith in spite of chaos
Alvaro Canovas – 2 years in the news
Tom Craig – African Youth: International Priority Zero
Sophia Evans – Dirty oil money
Tim Georgeson – The circus
Elizabeth Gilbert – Discovering the Maasai Country
Julien Goldstein – Sovietland – Transdnistria: a living museum
Jan Grarup – Children of Hebron
Jacques Grison – The last coal miners in France
John Moore – Panamerican Highway
Randy Olson – Shattered Sudan
Kishor Parekh – Bangladesh: a brutal birth
Stéphanie Pommez – Midwives of the Amazon
Raghu Rai – Bhopal: criminal enterprise
Damir Sagolj – On the wire
Santiago de Chile, 1973
Massimo Sciacca – The Manila Cemetery
Christine Spengler – Years of war
Jonathan Torgovnik – Bollywood
John Trotter – Along the Colorado River Delta
Kai Wiedenhöfer – From one intifada to another
International Daily Press
World Press Photo

Visa d’or News Award: Georges Cobet
Visa d’or Feature Award: Philip Blenkinsop
Visa d’or Daily Press Award: The Dallas Morning News (USA)

Canon Female Photojournalist Award: Ami Vitale

Photo credits

Banner: Poster of Visa pour l’Image 2003
Photo in Front: © Alexandra Boulat / VII for National Geographic Magazine


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


Free Admission


Sylvie Grumbach
Martial Hobeniche
Valérie Bourgois
+33 1 42 33 93 18


Press Kit (pdf)