We're looking for interns to help us out with GPP Photo Week 2017! You'll be working with our Marketing and Communications team in preparation for the most exciting week in photography in Dubai. If you're fun, responsible, based in the UAE and enjoy working as part of a team, we'd love to hear from you. Send us an email with your CV and cover letter at firstname.lastname@example.org and pls put #gpp17 Intern Application in your subject line.
#SundaySpotlight > Today we’re highlighting the work of Amman-based photographer Nadia Bseiso @nadiabseiso. An internationally-exhibited artist, Nadia focuses on long-term projects and currently works with several regionally and internationally-based NGOs. We interviewed Nadia to learn more about her trajectory as a photographer, from her focus on storytelling and human rights to her recent and upcoming photo projects. Check out the full interview in the link in our profile or by visiting gulfphotoplus.com/news.
#FollowFriday > We are continually struck by the layered and poignant work of @frequentlyaskedquestion, even more so after her talk at #nadialquoz last week. Follow her feed to keep up with her latest work.
GPP Photo Week > Explore the art of modern-image making with our Take the Shot group exhibition on display in the GPP gallery from Feb. 9 - 17 duiring GPP Photo Week 2017. Image by Danila Tkachenko from Restricted Areas, on feature in Take the Shot.
Join Sony Global Ambassador and multiple-award winning documentary photographer Davide Monteleone (@davidemonteleonestudio) at #GPP17 for his workshop, “Portraiture as Narrative” on Feb 11 & 12, and learn what it means to have a dialogue with your subject while photographing to create an engaging visual narrative. An internationally exhibited artist, allow Davide to guide you through his top techniques - from composition and lighting to inspiration - before creating your own series of portraits during this hands-on workshop. Book via the #GPP17 website using the link in our profile.
Exhibition > We’re in the final weeks of The Anthropocene by Richard Allenby-Pratt. Don’t miss your chance to experience his 16-year retrospective on the UAE’s radical transformation in recent decades and his imagining of a cage-free future. On now though Jan 31st.
Create mouthwatering images with @mattarmendariz during his Intro to Food Photography workshop at #GPP17 on Feb 12 & 13, and learn the essential skills behind becoming a pro in the genre. Book your seat via the GPP Photo Week 2017 website using the link in our profile.
#FromtheArchive > A look back at the beautiful work of @matildegattoni displayed during the Her #exhbition at #gulfphotoplus in 2015. This image of Lalo Devi, a woman who mines mica in the Indian village of Kurari to help support her family, joins the other images in the show to highlight the resilience of women and their crucial roles within their communities, despite frequent marginalization.
GPP Photo Week > There are only a few spots left for documentary photographer @maggiesteber's Sony #gppPhotoFriday seminar, “The Audacity of Beauty”. Don’t miss your chance to hear Maggie speak from her 30 years of work experience in more than 66 countries as she shares on how to find beauty in the most unexpected places, especially in a world filled with so much hardship. Book your seat through the #GPP17 website via the link in our profile.