Arles Mentors

Claire Monneraye, Exhibition Manager, Agence France-Muséums (Louvre Abu Dhabi).
After studying Literature and Philosophy, Claire Monneraye graduated with a Bachelor in Art History and a Master in Cultural Heritage and Museum Studies. She worked at the Centre Pompidou and at the Réunion des Musées Nationaux - Grand Palais as Exhibition Registrar and Exhibition Project Manager. Her projects included Louise Bourgeois (Tate Modern ; Centre Pompidou ; Guggenheim Museum, New York), Picasso - Cézanne (Musée Granet, Aix-en-Provence), Tao - Another Way of Being (Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais), Orientalism in Europe (Kunsthalle der Hypo Kulturstiftung, Münich ; Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts de Belgique ; La Vieille Charité, Marseille) and Monumenta 2011 - Anish Kapoor (Grand Palais).
In 2011, she joined the Australian Centre for Photography, Australia’s leading organisation dedicated to the photographic medium. As the Curator, she accompanied the institution’s transition towards a new model through redefining the curatorial identity and programming strategy. With curatorial interests spanning a wide range of photographic expressions, she published essays, took part in symposiums and curated numerous exhibitions of various scale and in a diversity of local and international contexts, including Under the sun : Reimagining Max Dupain's Sunbaker which was presented at the State Library of NSW and Monash Gallery of Art. She currently works as Exhibition Manager, Agence France-Muséums (Louvre Abu Dhabi).


Henry Carroll 
is the bestselling author of the ‘Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs’ series of books published by Laurence King. He is also the founder and former Director of, one of the UK’s leading providers of creative holidays and courses. September 2018 will see the international release of Carroll’s next book, 'Photographers on Photography' that features images, interviews and statements by leading photographers past and present. Carroll holds an MA in Photography from the Royal College of Art. Originally from London, he now lives in New York City.

Paul McDonald has been in the photography industry for over twenty years with work exhibited in Sydney, Melbourne, London, Paris, Rome, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles and Beijing. He is Founder and Director of Contact Sheet, a leading learning space and creative photography space in Sydney. He lectures in photojournalism at Macleay College, Sydney.

Prior to Contact Sheet, Paul was Associate Director at the Australian Centre for Photography and was co-director of 10x8 gallery (Sydney).

He has curated over 30 exhibitions at Contact Sheet over a four-year period working with a range of local and international artists. From 2010-2014, he travelled extensively in China working on a four-year project with China News Service to deliver a series of annual photography festivals in southern China.

Paul has designed bespoke programs and initiatives for a range of not-for-profit organisations, working with asylum seekers, refugees and at-risk-youth, using photography as a tool in fostering personal and community development.

Paul holds a Masters of Photojournalism and Documentary Photography through the London College of Communication (University of Arts London) and graduated with Distinction.
Tina Hillier is a documentary, fine art and commercial photographer based in London.
She works for a range of clients applying her signature style to luxury brands including Burberry, Dior, Rolls Royce and Vera Wang. She has a good understanding of the balance of personal work and commercial work and how to tailor and edit work differently for the different outlets maximising commercial opportunities while retaining an individual style and identity.