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Xposure 2024 : the unmissable photography gathering

From February 28th to March 5th, 2024, photography enthusiasts and professionals from around the world will gather in Sharjah, the third largest emirate in the United Arab Emirates, for the Xposure International Photography Festival. Supported by professionals and industry experts, this event promises an unparalleled celebration of photographic art, highlighting both iconic figures and emerging talents from the global photography scene.

By the Editorial staff

Xposure is much more than just a photography festival. It’s a dynamic platform that offers a multitude of opportunities for photography enthusiasts, from stimulating workshops to captivating exhibitions to enriching seminars. Whether you’re a beginner looking to hone your skills or a seasoned expert, Xposure offers unprecedented opportunities for growth and connection.

Iconic Figures of Contemporary African Photography

This year, Xposure will feature some of the most influential African photographers of our time, showcasing the richness and diversity of the continent’s photographic scene. Among them are iconic figures such as Andrew Tshabangu, Baudouin Mouanda, Mário Macilau, Rifumo Mathebula, Tamary Kudita, and Thandiwe Muriu, whose contributions have shaped and inspired the landscape of contemporary photography.

Andrew Tshabangu, hailing from Soweto, is renowned for his unique style capturing the daily life of black communities in urban Africa, while Baudouin Mouanda, from Congo, explores themes of identity and community through his poignant photographs. Mário Macilau, from Mozambique, uses his art to advocate for social and environmental causes, while Rifumo Mathebula, a young South African photographer, is actively involved in wildlife conservation through his work.

Souhayl A, a Moroccan-born artist-photographer based in Paris, pushes the boundaries of street photography with his innovative approach, while Tamary Kudita from Zimbabwe explores the complexities of cultural duality through her captivating images. Lastly, Thandiwe Muriu from Kenya redefines women’s empowerment through her striking portraits.

These renowned African photographers will be joined by other talented artists from around the world to create an unforgettable experience at Xposure 2024.

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