Founded in 2013 by independent curators and designers Anna Planas and Pierre Hourquet, Temple ran at first as an experimental gallery space in Paris, presenting a new generation of French and international artists.
Temple is now a studio focused on curating exhibitions and designing books related to photography and mixed media, collaborating with a variety of international institutions and artists.
Recent projects include the exhibitions "The Hobbyist" at Fotomuseum Winterthur (2017) ; "Blank Paper, Stories of the Immediate Present" at Les Rencontres d’Arles 2017, the exhibition catalogue "Magnum Analog Recovery" (Le Bal, 2017) or the book, "Provoke" (Steidl, 2016).
Curated by Temple
During opening week of the festival's 50th edition from 3 to 6 July 2019, Temple Arles Books offers a venue where publishers, artists, institutions, freelancers and visitors interact with each other. A transversal program focusing on editorial practices features several events : a book fair, conferences, performances and interactive workshops-reflecting the diversity of contemporary creation.