Sharjah: The 7th edition of the Xposure International Photography Festival, organised by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, will be held from February 9 to February 17, 2023, at Expo Centre Sharjah, bringing together world leaders in film and photography.
The festival will feature 74 world-renowned photographers and an impressive 1,794 prints on display. The event is expected to continue its monumental growth after a 125 percent increase in attendance between 2021 and 2022.
The agenda includes 68 solo and group exhibitions, 41 talks, 63 workshops and focus groups, 50 portfolio reviews, a conservation summit, a photo fair, an equipment trade show, book signings, and an awards ceremony.
Mr. Tariq Saeed Allay, director general of the Sharjah Government Media Bureau, shared that “at Xposure, we have an enduring belief in the power of photography to impact the lives of people and the world around us. As a platform for celebrated photographers to introduce their perspectives of life through their lenses, we highlight the power and role of photography in forging connections and expanding perspectives.”
The director general further added that “over the years, Xposure has gained a formidable reputation as a comprehensive and global platform for photography and film experts to share their experiences, stimulate the consciousness of viewers, and leave a lasting impression on their peers.”
Attended by world-famous photographers and industry experts, the festival creates a unique community of art enthusiasts and professionals, providing opportunities to network as well as learn from one another.
The event, which is open to all, invites visitors to explore new worlds through the lenses of celebrated photographers and experience perspectives of the world that have never been seen before.