Canon press release:
First details have been announced of the exhibition and screening schedule for the 27th Visa pour l’Image international festival of photojournalism – taking place in Perpignan, France, from 29 August to 13 September 2015.
Each year, many of the world’s best photographers head to Perpignan for the annual celebration of photojournalism that is Visa pour l’Image, an event that is held within the city’s finest churches and buildings.
Commenting on the programme for this year’s festival, Visa pour l’Image founder and director, Jean-François Leroy said: “When you look at the wealth of photography we have for the 2015 festival, when you look at what’s coming onto the market, when you look at the new names appearing, with new talent and more energy, when you wander around Perpignan in September, you realise that photojournalism is certainly not going to disappear. That’s good news.”