French Newspaper removes all Images to visualize the Power of Photography

Schöne Aktion der französischen Tageszeitung Libération zum Auftakt der Pariser Fotografie-Messe:

To coincide with Paris Photo's opening, French newspaper Libération has chosen to remove all images from its 14 November issue in a bid to show the power and importance of photography at a time when the industry is facing unprecedented challenges, say the newspaper's editors.

"A visual shock. For the first time in its history, Libération is published without photographs. In their place: a series of empty frames that create a form of silence; an uncomfortable one. It's noticeable, information is missing, as if we had become a mute newspaper. [A newspaper] without sound, without this little internal music that accompanies sight," writes Brigitte Ollier, a journalist Libération's Culture desk.

French newspaper removes all images in support of photographers (via The Verge, Bild oben von William Creighton)