Xposure International Photography Festival concludes in Sharjah

SourceThe UAE News

The UAE News report: After four days immersed in the world of photography which involved 54 exhibitions – 41 solo and 13 group – displaying 1,558 works by over 400 photographers; group displays; 21 public seminars and inspirational talks; and 14 unique workshops; 8 in-focus groups; and 14 portfolio reviews; as well as the launch ofGallery X, a permanent photo exhibition in Sharjah, the fifth edition of Xposure International Photography Festival concluded yesterday (Saturday) at Expo Centre Sharjah with a tribute to the practitioners of the art for their dedication to telling stories that must be told.As the curtain fell on the first truly international photography festival to go live after the Covid-19 pandemic-induced lockdown in 2020, photographers as well as enthusiasts were overwhelmed by the sheer scale of the programmes Xposure offered. The masterfully curated exhibitions featuring stunning images, professional photography workshops and riveting talks by the 51 attending photographers opened them up to a world hitherto unknown, leaving them sometimes shaken, and sometimes exhilarated, but always changed.The fifth edition of the festival, organised by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), attracted 8,000 visitors over the four days of the event.Speaking at the closing ceremony on Saturday ...read more...