Events Directory


HIPA to offer three photography courses to Dubai Government

Over 60 hours of ‘basic photography’ training. The Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) will host a total of three photography courses for Dubai Government employees as part of the organisation’s training program.


Emoi Photographique 2017

Angouleme (March 25th -April 30th 2017) Photographic Emotion is a festival of photography which takes place in Angouleme and the extensive surrounding area of the Charente, from March 25th to April 30th, 2017.

Deana Lawson (b. 1979), Ring Bearer, 2016. Inkjet print, 43 x 54 in. (109.2 x 137.2 cm). Collection of the artist; courtesy Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, and Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Whitney Biennial 2017

New York (17 Mar – 11 Jun 2017) The 2017 Whitney Biennial, the seventy-eighth installment of the longest-running survey of American art, arrives at a time rife with racial tensions, economic inequities, and polarizing politics.

Herbert Dombrowski: Derby II, 1957, 31 x 30,5cm
Courtesy Galerie Hilaneh von Kories

Herbert Dombrowski ; Shift and Striptease

Alkersum (5 Mar – 18 Jun 2017) The black-and-white works of the Hamburg photographer Herbert Dombrowski (1917 ̶ 2010) offer a subtle and captivating look at everyday life in the Hamburg districts of Altona and St Pauli in the 1950s.


Riga Photomonth 2017

Riga (8 May – 31 May, 2017) The international Riga Photomonth 2017 festival will offer exhibitions and lectures, artist talks, film screening and other events under the common theme of Facts and Clarifications.


Photo basel 2017

Basel (14 Jun – 18 Jun 2017) Photo basel, Switzerland’s first and only international art fair dedicated to the photographic medium, is delighted to announce its gallery list for the third edition.


The Balkan Photo Award 2016 is now open for entries

Like in the previous years, the Organizing Board of the Balkan Photo Festival (BPF) has now announced a call for entries to its photo contest for the selection of the best photographs in the past year called the Balkan Photo Award 2016


Festival Images Vevey 2016

Vevey (Sep 10 to Oct 2) Confirming its status as Switzerland’s first Biennale of visual arts, the Festival will present original installations by international artists and up-and-coming talents in unexpected places.

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Al-Duwisan delves into the world of ‘Digital Manipulation

Famous Kuwaiti Photographer and social media sensation Abdulaziz Al-Duwisan has this past Saturday the 4th of June, given a lecture titled ‘Discover the Art of Digital Manipulation’ at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award (HIPA) headquarters in Downtown Dubai.


Photo London 2016

London (19 – 22 May 2016) London will celebrate photography across the capital in May 2016, with Photo London at Somerset House as a focal point for city-wide exhibitions, and events.



This year’s grand-prize winner is photographer Antonio Aragon Renuncio from Spain. For an amazing photography of a group of children play and run behind old motorcycle tyres in the red dusty dirt outside of an NGO clinic. Dodho Magazine, at the invitation of the organizers, traveled to Dubai to attend the prestigious ceremony of the fifth ‘Hamdan International Photography Award’. (HIPA)


Fotofestiwal 2015

The 14th International Festival of Photography 2015 in Łodz is over. Almost 20 thousand people visited the festival’s center and Lodz-based galleries.


PHotoEspaña 2015

Madrid (3 Jun / 30 Aug ) PHotoEspaña 2015 is dedicating its programme to the photography and visual arts of Latin America, with an overview that shows its wealth, effervescence and solidity at the hands of its institutions, art centres, artists, experts, curators, collections and heritage