Christoph Wiesner appointed as Director of the Rencontres d’Arles

Christoph Wiesner © Photo Jérémie Bouillon
He will take up the post in September 2020.


Christoph Wiesner succeeds Sam Stourdzé, who will to take up direction of the French Academy in Rome - Villa Medici. Born in Gemüunden am Main, Germany, in 1965, he was previously the director of the Esther Schipper Gallery in Berlin, before moving onto the Yvon Lambert Gallery team in 2012. Since 2015, he has been the artistic director for Paris Photo — a role he will be giving up for his new post.


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