Phot'Aix 2020 - Festival of photography

Aix-en-Provence - Photographie - From 8 January 2021 to 18 January 2021 - Free

Now in its 19th year, Phot'Aix invites visitors to explore contemporary Austrian photography.

During the Festival, five Austrian photographers will be exhibited face to face with five French photographers at the Zola gallery in the Aix-en-Provence Cité du Livre:

Michaela Bruckmüller, Danse Macabre / Oiseau Noir and Bénédicte HANOT, Nature Vivante
Michael Michlmayr, Espace de Temps and Gérard Staron, Sceno 1 Paysage
Werner Schuster, X-Ray and Muhanad Baas, Botanix
Helmut Steinecker, Serpentes and Philippe De Crest, Neverland
Hans Wetzelsdorfer, Intériorisation de la Lumière and Michel Kirch, Inner Light

Simultaneously with the "Regards Croisés" exhibition, from 4 October to 10 November, the Fontaine Obscure is organising a series of exhibitions in the streets of Aix-en-Provence in the form of a themed visit: "Les Voyages Immobiles", "L'Amour" and "Vanité", as well as a special exhibition of Austrian photographers. This crucial event in the Aix cultural landscape takes place in a spirit of exchange, highlighting the work of famous or lesser-known artists. Photography focusing on proximity and going out to meet the public. A chance to visit the town and explore the urban environment and art in a friendly atmosphere.

PHOT'AIX, Photography Festival, organised in Aix-en-Provence by La Fontaine Obscure, aims to take up a double challenge:

  • To promote contemporary photography by fostering encounters between French and overseas artists as part of the international exhibition "Regards Croisés"
  • To bring photography into the street and help new talents to emerge, by organising Thematic Photographic Visits in and around Aix-en-Provence.

  • Free

Information provided by OT Aix en Provence

  • Address

    Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché
    Musée des Tapisseries et centre ville
    28 Place Des Martyrs de la Résistance

    13090 Aix-en-Provence

  • Organiser

    La Fontaine Obscure

  • Phone

    • 04 42 27 82 41
  • Website

Where to stay

Le Malherbe - N° 4010
Holiday rental

Le Malherbe - N° 4010

Aix-en-Provence

Appartement situé à 4 minutes à pied de la Rotonde et du Cour Mirabeau avec ses terrasses et ses brasseries. Ce bien dispose d'une cuisine fermée toute équipée (lave-vaisselle, four traditionnel, four à micro-ondes, réfrigérateur/congélateur, cafetière électrique, bouilloire…

Maison Dauphine
Holiday rental

Maison Dauphine

Aix-en-Provence

There's lots happening at Maison Dauphine in Aix-en-Provence. Premium accommodation with a bespoke concierge service, a "boutique" and "online" art gallery, Aix showroom for Le Grand Siècle's panoramic wallpapers and decorative wallpaper. You can stay in one of three apartments designed by…

Le Brunet Haut
Holiday rental

Le Brunet Haut

Aix-en-Provence

Logement temporaire : transition professionnelle, formation, tourisme... Appartement situé à 10 minutes en voiture du centre-ville. Dans une résidence calme avec de la verdure qui dispose d'une piscine et d'un terrain de tennis. De plus, ce bien se compose d'une belle cuisine toute…

LE FELIBRE - N° 2756
Holiday rental

LE FELIBRE - N° 2756

Aix-en-Provence

Appartement décoré avec goût dans la zone piétonne d'Aix-en-Provence, à deux pas du Cours Mirabeau, des petits marchés provençaux et des musées. Equipé de ventilateur, chauffage central. La propriétaire fera tout son possible pour vous aider dans votre séjour pour trouver les bons…

Ibis Aix en Provence
Hotel

Ibis Aix en Provence

Aix-en-Provence

Just 1.2 mi (2 km) from Aix-en-Provence city center and 12.4 mi (20 km) from Aix TGV train station, the ibis Aix en Provence hotel is ideally located for tourism, business and sporting trips. It features a Nomad restaurant, opened in April 2015, and offers 124 rooms with Sweet Bed by ibis…

La Sauveté
B&B

La Sauveté

Aix-en-Provence

Fabienne and Christian welcome you close to the city center in the countryside, in a friendly and typical place with the colors of Provence. You will haveyour breakfast on the large terrace overlooking the garden or in the porch following the season. 2 bedrooms with private entrance are…

Hôtel La Caravelle
Hotel

Hôtel La Caravelle

Aix-en-Provence

In Aix town centre welcome to the 2-star La Caravelle Hotel in the Mazarin district, a step or two away from the historic town centre, from Cours Mirabeau, the Granet Museum and the Caumont Art Centre. Our charm-filled hotel with its pure and simple decoration has 30 rooms and a light-filled…

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse
Hotel

Appart'hôtel Odalys Aix Chartreuse

Aix-en-Provence

This is a residence located in a quiet area, 10 minutes from the city centre with 83 appartments (from studio to T3) equipped with air-conditionned and balcony. All of them offer you shower or bath. Parking and garage with extra.

Escale Oceania Aix en Provence
Hotel

Escale Oceania Aix en Provence

Aix-en-Provence

The hotel is ideally located on the outskirts of Aix. it is very easy to reach, completely renovated and just 5-minute drive to the town centre. The outdoor facilities at Escale Océania in Aix en Provence have been fully renovated with a sparkling new deep blue pool, green terrace and…

Things to do

Vignes
Shopping gourmand

Vignes

Aix-en-Provence

Bakery -

La Corbeille d'Orient
Shopping gourmand

La Corbeille d'Orient

Aix-en-Provence

La Corbeille d'Orient, a family firm in the city centre, organises a culinary journey based on good food and exotic flavours. Spice baskets, seeds and couscous will take you thousands of miles away from Aix-en-Provence. The store has a brand of tea called "Infinitytea" with over 70 varieties and…

Cezanne cinema
Cultural place

Cezanne cinema

Aix-en-Provence

Cinéma Le Cézanne provides 1539 seats and 9 screens for the general public. Disabled facilities: all screens have induction loops for the hard of hearing and 3 screens (n° 3, 4 et 5) have wheelchair access via the lift. Films in French (VF) and original version (VO). Special screenings…

The Bibemus Quarries
Cultural place

The Bibemus Quarries

Aix-en-Provence

Situated between the route du Tholonet and the route de Vauvenargues, Bibémus refers to a rocky plateau, part of which was used as a stone quarry for a long period. Use of the quarries goes back to ancient times and the stones were used to build Aix in the 17th and 18th centuries. In…

Alice and Co
Shopping gourmand

Alice and Co

Aix-en-Provence

A real traditional bakery-patisserie that designs, makes and bakes a wonderful variety of bread, Danish pastries and patisserie all day long, Alice and co is also an ideal place for a quick lunch with friends. Wide range of salads, sandwiches, panini, pizzas, savoury tarts, hot and cold drinks,…

La Fibule
Craftsman / producer

La Fibule

Aix-en-Provence

La Fibule is a studio-boutique opened in 2013 by Dominique Valdman, a former bricklayer who swapped his trowel for a sewing machine. Dominique Valdman makes leather belts before your eyes, as well as designer items such as bags, hats or gloves.

Les éditions de la Fondation Vasarely
Souvenirs shopping

Les éditions de la Fondation Vasarely

Aix-en-Provence

The Shop-Gallery offers a wide range of works, rare editions related to the artwork of Victor Vasarely as well as a selection of prestige items. A sector of our library is especially dedicated to the youth editions, an eclectic choice of playful objects, fine stationery objects all assets to…

Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché
Cultural place

Musée des Tapisseries, Palais de l'Archevêché

Aix-en-Provence

The palace, a listed Historic Monument, is made up of four wings and an interior courtyard and was, until the beginning of the 20th century, the residence of several Aix prelates. The different eras and residents have left their mark on the palace's architecture, which has been renovated and…

Saint-Sauveur cathedral
Cultural place

Saint-Sauveur cathedral

Aix-en-Provence

The cathedral was built on the site of a temple to Apollo, so the legend goes, between the 5th to the 18th century. The variety of its architecture is immediately visible on its frontage: to the right, or south, the 12th-century Romanesque gate adjoins a Roman wall, while to the left (north),…

Where to eat

La Table du Pigonnet - semi-gastronomic restaurant
Food guide restaurant

La Table du Pigonnet - semi-gastronomic restaurant

Aix-en-Provence

The chic La Table du Pigonnet and its seasonal menu have been an institution for almost a century. You'll soon see why! First of all, the interior is simple yet magical. Inside, large arcades open the bright dining room onto the garden. The impeccable linen, tableware and choreography among the…

La Cantine
Food guide restaurant

La Cantine

Aix-en-Provence

Located between the Hôtel de Ville and the Palais de Justice, just two minutes from the Cours Mirabeau, la Cantine's menu features dishes from the South of France, served on the terrace or indoors, at either lunch or dinner. You will find fresh, seasonal produce from Provence, Corsica and Italy,…

Gallifet Kitchen
Food guide restaurant

Gallifet Kitchen

Aix-en-Provence

The chef Hervé Tassigny takes you on a journey with carefully crafted cuisine blending French techniques and the unexpected flavours of exotic fruits and vegetables. The ingredients selected are fresh and local for simple and unaffected cuisine.

La Table du Roi - Grand Hôtel Roi René
Cuisine de Provence

La Table du Roi - Grand Hôtel Roi René

Aix-en-Provence

The restaurant La Table du Roi offers a Provencal, authentic and poetic cuisine. To individual desires and seasons, the service takes place in the restaurant, patio or conservatory.

La Tomate verte
Food guide restaurant

La Tomate verte

Aix-en-Provence

It is a bistro as you like them: express formulas at noon for who working days and a more elaborate menu in the evening. For all, only fresh seasonal products, with a menu varying according to market, where always find two main dishes: Sisteron lamb mouse with lavender honey and tatin of green…

La petite ferme
Food guide restaurant

La petite ferme

Aix-en-Provence

Fidèle à son esprit de partage, l'ambiance de la salle du restaurant " La Petite Ferme " de Ronan est un savant mélange de mobilier à base de marbre, laiton et bois, d'une touche Art Déco, d'une pincée Indus, de vaisselle de Gien, totalement authentique, passionnément chaleureuse. Envie…

Le 18
Cuisine de Provence

Le 18

Aix-en-Provence

Le 18 is a restaurant that offers traditional cuisine with a touch of originality, based on fresh seasonal produce. The restaurant has a sunny and flowery terrace and a warm and friendly interior.

Les caves Henri IV by Le Formal
Food guide restaurant

Les caves Henri IV by Le Formal

Aix-en-Provence

Despite the extreme discretion of this very refined and hidden-away eatery in Rue Espariat, Jean-Luc Le Formal's reputation went beyond the 15th-century arches of this artist's studio many years back. A colourist of flavours and alchemist of sauces, Jean-Luc juggles cleverly with his produce and…

Niro
Food guide restaurant

Niro

Aix-en-Provence

Le Bar A Mets is a modern and social setting that has a brasserie, wine and tapas bar feel. The Mazzia brothers wanted to open a bar with local roots and direct links with local producers and artisans. Pointe-Noire, in tribute to their native town in the Congo, is a minimalist monochrome…