24.06.22 → 04.09.22

TEN years of photography in Vichy

Portrait(s) celebrates its 10th edition! The Vichy photographic event, dedicated to the age-old art of portraiture, takes place at the Palais des Congrès, a showcase housed in the Vichy Opera House, for indoor exhibitions. In addition to this emblematic place of the city, located in the heart of the thermal park, the other exhibition sites of the festival, located outside: the esplanade of the lake of Allier, the place Saint-Louis and the square of the station.

A plural and committed exhibition program, with new projects, artistic practices invited to join photography:
Meryl Meisler, Quirkyvision
Henrike Stahl – Éric Poupy, Vis-à-Vie
On Stage
, curated by Charlotte Boudon & Marie Magnier
Christian Tagliavini
, Circesque
Komath Studio
Christophe Acker
, résidence 2022, One more Dance
Alain Willaume, Entre deux mondes
Omar Victor Diop, Rétrospective – Les nouvelles voix d’Afrique
Kourtney Roy, The other End of the Rainbow
The Anonymous Project, Life actually
Des mots pour voir, Valérie Belin,
Collection Fondation d’Entreprise Neuflize OBC
La Voix du Regard by Brigitte Patient
Portrait(s) s’invite à l’école

The program is selected by
Fany Dupêchez, artistic director
Karim Boulhaya, Deputy Director of Vichy Culture
Pascal Michaut, project manager

Photo credits

Banner © Nelli Palomäki, Courtesy Galerie Les filles du calvaire, Paris
Photo in Front © Henrike Stahl


The Photographic Rendez-Vous of the City of Vichy



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