Photography on the left bank


Virginie Huet is an independent author and journalist, who worked on the Mois de la Photo 2014. She contributes regularly to magazines and exhibition catalogs.

Aurélia Marcadier is an art-historian who co-founded TEMPLE, a structure dedicated to emerging contemporary photography and publication.


The exhibitions presented during PhotoSaintGermain are selected by a scientific committee, renewed each year, and composed of artists, art critics, curators...

Simon Baker
director Maison européenne de la Photographie

Sebastian Hau
art director and founder of Polycopies

Virginie Huet
director PhotoSaintGermain

Aurélia Marcadier
director PhotoSaintGermain

Sonia Voss
Independent curator


The art-direction of PhotoSaintGermain has been entrusted to Roch Deniau since 2017.

The website is developed by Paul Gacon.


SIMONE is the official newspaper of PhotoSaintGermain. Free, published yearly in limited edition, it chronicles the festival.


PhotoSaintGermain supports young artists and commissions the creation of the festival’s official image to a new emerging talent each year.
There is only one requirement: tell the story of Saint-Germain-des-Prés.

2015 Laurent Champoussin
2016 Nicolas Silberfaden
2017 Elsa Parra & Johanna Benaïnous
2018 Thomas Boivin
2019 Marvin Leuvrey