Emirates news agency – Xposure opens Gallery X on December 20 at Al Majaz Amphitheater
Tue 14-12-2021 18:52
SHARJAH, December 14, 2021 (WAM) – The Xposure International Photography Festival, hosted by the Sharjah Government Media Bureau (SGMB), provides an immersive photographic experience and makes art accessible year round with the launch of Gallery X, a permanent gallery dedicated to the presentation of a selection of works by some of the best photographers in the world.
With a new exhibition presented each month, Gallery X – housed in the iconic Al Majaz Amphitheater in Sharjah will open its doors to the public from December 20, 2021, providing a unique opportunity to experience some of the best examples of the art of the photography and explore approaches to the medium throughout the year. The highly aesthetic collection celebrates the artistic excellence of talented emerging and acclaimed photographers around the world.
Ahead of Xposure 2022, Gallery X marks its debut with an astonishing collection of photographic prints by two award-winning international photographers, whose emotionally resonant works are rich in story. The new cultural and educational hotspot will also offer creators and emerging talents regular academic programs as well as expert workshops. It includes a café for visitors and an interactive reading space for photographers as well as those interested in the visual arts.
Gallery X will open with award-winning images by two internationally renowned photographers, Francesco Zizola and Anthony Lamb.
Tariq Saeed Allay, Director General of the Sharjah Government Media Office, said: “The permanent exhibition provides a lasting platform for amateur photographers, experts and the public to come together, learn and hone their skills through workshops and expert programs that will be available monthly throughout the year. “
“Gallery X aims to promote the position of the Al Majaz Amphitheater as a destination for art and creativity and builds on Xposure’s mission to offer the public the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the work of photographers world-renowned and to educate the community about the role of photography. in our life. The exhibition is an inclusive creative space that brings together photographers and the public and enriches the cultural landscape of Sharjah. “
Launched at Xposure 2021, Gallery X is a permanent gallery in Sharjah and aims to provide a new opportunity for photography enthusiasts to come together, learn, develop their skills and share their expertise.
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