Director - Le BAL
Member of the Jury
Director of Magnum Photos from 2000 to 2006, Diane Dufour has curated many exhibitions, including L’Image d’après at the Cinémathèque Française in 2007. In 2010, Diane Dufour created LE BAL with Raymond Depardon, in a former cabaret from the Roaring Twenties behind the Place de Clichy in Paris. Internationally acclaimed for its exhibitions (Anonymous: America With No Name (2010), Topography of War (2011), Images of Conviction – The Construction of Visual Evidence (2015), Reversing The Eye – Arte Povera and beyond 1960-75: photography, film, video (2022), Joanna Piotrowska (2023)), LE BAL reveals and supports emerging talents (Mohamed Bourouissa, Clement Cogitore, Noémie Goudal, Joanna Piotrowska…). Since 2008, Diane Dufour is co-director, with Christine Vidal, of the collection Les Carnets du Bal which considers the implications of today’s image society through original contributions from artists, historians and anthropologists.