Visa Pour L’image.
Edited by Perpignan 2008.
Snoeck, Germany, 2009. 222 pp., Extensively illustrated, 6¾x9".
This essential book of photographic history, commemorating the 20th
anniversary of the International Festival of Photojournalism in Perpignan,
tells how the festival began in 1989 and grew to its current pre-eminence in the
world of photography. From the beginning, the festival had three goals: to present
works by photojournalists currently working, to discover new talents, and to honor
some of the great names in the field – and it has succeeded at all three, and in
reminding the world that photojournalism is as much art as reportage. Anchored
by an incisive essay by Pascale Lauru, this beautifully produced book takes
the reader everywhere that has mattered in the last two decades, with