Olivier Metzger Photographe Accident
A truck and a car collided head-on in Arles Wednesday, November 2. The driver died on impact. It was Olivier Metzger, a 49-year-old photographer known in particular for having produced the portraits of Quentin Tarantino, Xavier Dolan and even Isabelle Huppert.
Who Is Olivier Metzger?
Olivier Metzger, a French photographer who spent a month in Wilson as artist-in-residence for the Eyes in on Main Street Wilson Outdoor Photo Festival, died Wednesday morning in a car crash in southern France.
Jerome DePerlinghi, the artistic curator for Eyes on Main Street, said Metzger was in Wilson for the month of October 2019 and focused his efforts on chronicling the Barton College football team’s inaugural season with his camera.
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How Did Olivier Metzger Died?
Olivier Metzger died on November 2 at the age of 49. He was a talented portrait photographer at the Modds agency. After studying at the ENSP in 2004, Arles became his beloved adopted city. Olivier was a faithful friend of the Rencontres d’Arles for over 10 years. After exhibiting there in 2012, he led photography workshops and participated in the festival’s educational activities.
We will miss his high standards, generosity, kindness and deep, subtle gaze. The festival pays tribute to him.
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