5 Must See Exhibitions At the Rencontres d'Arles Photography Festival in France

Started in 1970 by the late Arles based photographer Lucien Clergue, the writer Michel Tournier and the historian Jean-Maurice Rouquette, Rencontres d'Arles Photography Festival in the South of France has become a preeminent photography festival. The festival is on view now and runs until September. Here are Autre's picks for the must see exhibitions at this year's festival: 1. The Discovery Award honors photographers who deserve to be discovered - one of this year's highlight nominees is Delphine Chanet, who was once a student of legendary fashion photographer Frank Horvat 2. Stephen Shore will be showing off an extensive exhibition of his American backdrops in glorious saturated colors the Espace Van Gogh 3. Eight Japanese photographers will be presented in an exhibition called Another Language at the église Sainte-Anne 4. The Musée Réattu shows off its impressive collection of photography that it has been building over the last 50 years in an exhibition called Daring Photography 5. Check out Guy Bourdin's photography work for Boz Scaggs' album Middle Man and more in an exhibition of album cover photography on view Ateliers des Forges