Events

 
  • GPP Talks with Lana Slezic | To See is to Believe

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 9th September, 2012 at 9:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: Lana Slezic

    September 9 at 7:30pm GPP welcomes photographer Lana Slezic to speak about her experiences in Afghanistan and India as an award winning photojournalist. Find out more and how to register

  • A Window Inside | Photography Exhibition at GPP by Lana Slezic

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 25th October, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Lana Slezic

    We're really excited to announce the exhibition, A Window Inside - a beautiful series of portraits of Afghan women by Lana Slezic that will open on Sep 10th and run through to Oct 25th at GPP.

  • GPP Limited | Art For Everyone

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 1st September, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: 21 Photographers from 13 different countries from the region and abroad

    GPP Limited is art photography for all! Collect limited edition prints by world-renowned photographers, support emerging artists whose work you believe in, and infuse your life with photography you love.

  • photoID

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Al Serkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 15th January, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Tamara Abdul Hadi, Ammar Al Attar, Richard Allenby-Pratt, Philip Cheung, Gerald Donovan, Hind Mezaina and Katarina Premfors

    Gulf Photo Plus opens its first exhibition in the new Alserkal Avenue location! photoID opens November 13, 2011 and runs through to January 15th, 2012

  • GPP TALKS | Windows of The Soul - My Journeys in the Muslim World

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus, Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 22nd January, 2012 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Alexandra Avakian

    Join National Geographic photographer Alexandra Avakian for a talk where she will share her remarkable experiences travelling and photograph in the Muslim World. FREE Event but Registration Required.

  • GPP Movie Night | War Photographer

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    Location : The Pavilion Downtown
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 1st February, 2012 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: James Nachtwey

    It's the second edition of GPP Movie Night! Join us on the 1st of February at 7pm in the Pavilion Downtown for a free screening of the film War Photographer, shadowing photojournalist James Nachtwey

  • Supplication: An Exhibition by Katarina Premfors

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    Location : The Empty Quarter Gallery, DIFC
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 16th August, 2012 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Katarina Premfors

    Celebrating the true spirit of Ramadan, these exquisite sights captured through the lenses of talented, award winning photographer Katarina Premfors are sure to take your breath away.

  • Manufactured Landscapes @ GPP Movie Nights

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    Location : The Pavilion Downtown
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 29th November, 2011 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Edward Burtynsky

    Join us for a free screening of a brilliant film exploring the dramatically altered landscapes that describe the resulting effects of modern day manufacturing.

  • National Geographic Photography Seminar by George Steinmetz

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    Location : Auditorium - American University of Dubai
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 1st February, 2012 at 2:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: George Steinmetz

    National Geographic Abu Dhabi will be hosting George Steinmetz, a renowned National Geographic photographer who will deliver a seminar showcasing work that features The Empty Quarter on Feb 1, 2011 at 1pm. Attendance is FREE but registration is required.

  • Inside Sajja | A Labor of Light

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Al Serkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 29th February, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    An exhibition of photographs taken by workers living in an abandon labor camp in the UAE. Organized in collaboration with Karen Dias and Adopt-a-Camp, photos will be exhibited in the Gulf Photo Plus Space opening January 18, 2012.

  • Soul Rebel

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Al Serkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 15th April, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: David Burnett

    GPP presents Soul Rebel, a collection of rare photographs capturing Reggae legend Bob Marley through the eyes of award winning photojournalist David Burnett, also a featured instructor in the March 5 to 10 GPP Main Event.

  • GPP Slidefest VI

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    Location : Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 8th February, 2012 at 9:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    The sixth edition of the Slidefest includes 8 inspiring and diverse photography projects for your viewing pleasure! As always Slidefest is a FREE event!

  • Sahara Surreal

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    Location : The Empty Quarter
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 14th October, 2011 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Andrew McConnell, Florie Salnot, Philippe Dudouit, Magnus Larsson, Aglaia Konrad, and Markus Kayser

    Group photography exhibition focusing on multiple aspects life in the Sahara Desert

  • Substations

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    Location : The Pavilion, Gallery 1
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 30th October, 2011 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Sinisa Vlajkovic and Mohamed Somji

    Lightbox illuminated images of substations shot here in the UAE alongside an actual installation of a substation inside the gallery space.

  • Uber-Construction

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    Location : The Pavilion, Library
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 30th October, 2011 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Carolin Kropff

    A collection of photo collages deconstructing and reconstructing images of Dubai to examining the idea of constant change.

  • vs. Him

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    Location : Lawrie Shabibi
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 20th October, 2011 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Sama Alshaibi

    A humorous series of photographs examining masculine and feminine roles from Middle Eastern and Western perspectives.

  • Indelible Marks

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    Location : Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 20th October, 2011 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Hasan and Husain Essop

    A series of photographs by two brothers reflecting upon their experience as young Muslims living in South Africa.

  • High Tension

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    Location : Carbon 12
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 10th November, 2011 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Erwin Olaf

    Sampling from almost 30 years of photography, this collection of images exemplifies Olaf's signature style of imagery.

  • Middle East Middle Kingdom

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    Location : Etemad Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 12th November, 2011 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Gao brothers, Han Bing, Hung Tung Lu, Liu Dao, Chen Hangfeng, and Qiu Jie. Curated by Pia Camilla

    A group of Chinese Artists exhibit work from multiple mediums, including photography, covering a variety of often controversial themes.

  • Saq'r - The Arabian Hunting Falcon

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    Location : Jacaranda Images
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 19th October, 2011 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Tariq Dajani

    A series of high detail photographs depicting Arabian Hunting Falcons.

  • Everything is a Part of Itself

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    Location : 1x1 Art Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 30th November, 2011 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Rameshwar Broota

    A series of photographs examining the human condition, and it's relationship to the world arounds us.

  • Raising The Stereotype

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    Location : The Ara Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 5th October, 2011 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Imann Al Dakheel, Laudi Abilama, Malak ElShazly, Mona Al Gurg & Wendy Fok, Mona Al Qahtani, Sara ElKamel, Sarah Ayoub Agha, Soraya Darwish

    Group exhibition of photographs examining the challenges of stereotypes in society

  • Emirati Expressions

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    Location : Manarat Al Saadiyat
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 28th January, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Afra Al Daheri, Afra Bin Daher, Alia Al Shamsi, Ammar Al Attar, Fatima Al Yousef, Hadeyeh Badri, Lateefa Bint Maktoum, Maitha Demithan, Mira Obaid Al Qaseer, Salem Al Qassimi, Stephen Shore, Tarek Al Ghoussein, JR

    In it's second edition, this group show features the work of Emirati photographers alongside three internationally recognized photographers.

  • THE STATE: SOCIAL / ANTISOCIAL?

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    Location : The Third Line
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 20th October, 2011 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Arwa Abouon, Abbas Akhavan, James Clar, Fouad ElKoury, Amir H. Fallah, Rami Farook, Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige, Hassan Hajjaj, Susan Hefuna, Laleh Khorramian, Huda Lutfi, Farhad Moshiri, Youssef Nabil, Slavs and Tatars.

    Exhibition curated by Rami Farook including photography work by Youssef Nabil, and photo collage by Huda Lutfi among other established artists.

  • THE STATE: SOCIAL / ANTISOCIAL?

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    Location : Traffic
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 20th October, 2011 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Mahmoud Bakhshi, Banksy, James Clar, Nada Dada, Tracey Emin, Shepard Fairey, Rami Farook, Abdulnasser Gharem, Damien Hirst, Hayv Kahraman, Ahmed Mater, Shaikha Al Mazrou, Aman Mojadidi, Hesam Rahmanian, Anahita Razmi, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, UBIK, Ayman Yossri aka Daydban

    Curated by Rami Farook, this multimedia exhibition including photography work by Nada Dada and among other established artists.

  • Women in Art VII

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    Location : Court Yard Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 27th October, 2011 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Barbara Weidig (Germany), Chritch (Egypt), Dina Butti (Egypt), Isabelle Riou - Teisseire (France), Lama Khatib Daniel (Jordan), Lina Ogaily (Iraq), Maysa Mohammed (Syria), Reem Al Banna (UAE), Sumayyah Al Suwaidi (UAE) and Tini Meyer (Germany)

    Annual group exhibition of 10 female artists including digitally altered photography based work from Sumayyah Al Suwaidi.

  • Caravan

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    Location : Maraya Art Centre, The Barjeel Art Foundation
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 20th February, 2012 at 5:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: Lara Baladi, Shadi Habib Allah, Mohammad Said Baalbaki, Hanaa Malallah and Diana Al Hadid.

    Group exhibition from the Barjeel Collection displaying Arab artists work in multiple mediums, including photographers such as Lara Baladi.

  • Disconnected

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    Location : The Third Line
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 12th January, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Izdeyar Setna

    Photography series expressing the emotionally raw images of people in Karachi.

  • GITEX Shopper

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    Location : Airport Expo Dubai
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 15th October, 2011 at 11:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: NA

    The GITEX Shopper event beginning October 8th and running until the 15th is the technology shopping event of the Middle East.

  • Warriors

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    Location : Showcase Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 31st December, 2011 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Francesca Galliani

    Internationally recognized in both fine art and fashion photography, Francesca Galliani exhibits her work for the first time in the UAE.

  • Art Brings Meaning into Our Lives

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    Location : Art Couture
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 29th November, 2011 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: 4DstudioR, Cathy Deniset Touillaud, Cynthia Reta Richards, Rem Yhasser

    A group exhibition featuring multiple international artists, including photographer Rem Yhasser.

  • Art From Around the Globe

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    Location : Art Couture
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 31st October, 2011 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: 4D studio R, Corine Pagny, Cynthia Reta Richards, Sharan Dass, Valentina Kozhevina

    Group exhibition featuring work from international artists.

  • Talk by Clint McLean

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    Location : The Pavilion Downtown
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 18th October, 2011 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Clint McLean

    Discussion by Photographer Clint McLean about the constructed image.

  • Arab World: One & Diverse

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    Location : The Plantation Lounge - SOFITEL Jumeirah Beach Residences
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 20th October, 2011 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Arnaud Humbert

    A vision of the Arabic World through fine art photography by Arnaud Humbert.

  • Emirati Expressions Photo Booth

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    Location : Manarat Al Saadiyat
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 28th January, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: You!

    Installed in Manarat Al Saadiyat, an oversized photo booth will take your picture and produce a massive A0 print to display.

  • Conversations with the Artists, part I

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    Location : Manarat Al Saadiyat
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 19th October, 2011 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Stephen Shore, Tarek Al-Ghoussein, JR, Ammar Al Attar, Hadeyeh Badri and Alia Al Shamsi

    Artistic Director for Emirati Expressions, Stephen Shore, alongside 5 of the participating photographers speak about the exhibition and individual projects.

  • Metropolis - City Life in the Urban Age

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    Location : The Empty Quarter
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 5th December, 2011 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Over 35 photographers

    Group show multiple photographers work, telling a story of life inside the urban environment.

  • Emirati Identity through Photographs

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    Location : Manarat Al Saadiyat
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 2nd November, 2011 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: (Speakers) Dr Jane Bristol-Rhys and Dr Saif Al Bedwawi

    A discussion by Associate Professor of Anthropology at Zayed University and the Senior Researcher in the Cultural and Information Department in Ajman about Emirati culture and identity in photography.

  • Conversations with the Artists, part II

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    Location : Manarat Al Saadiyat
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 18th November, 2011 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Stephen Shore, Tarek Al-Ghoussein, JR, Salem Al Qassimi, Fatima Al Yousef and Afra Al Dhaheri

    Part two of conversations with photographers involved in the Emirati Expressions exhibition.

  • Collectors Forum: Collecting Photography

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    Location : Manarat Al Saadiyat
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 7th October, 2011 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: TBA

    A discussion in relation to the current Emirati Expressions exhibition about collecting photography.

  • My Ramadan

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    Location : The Fridge
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 30th November, 2011 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Exhibition of photographs from a project that encouraged the public to share images of their experiences during Ramadan.

  • Fabula

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    Location : Ara Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 29th November, 2011 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Saeed Khalifa

    Saeed Khalifa presents a series of photographs, narrating a fictional story though images and text.

  • Sadegh Tirafkan 06-11

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    Location : Gallery Etemad
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 10th January, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Sadegh Tirafkan

    Solo exhibition by Iranian artist Sadegh Tirafkan samples five years of the artists work, including photomontage and installation pieces.

  • The Roots of Success

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    Location : Khalidiya Palaca Rayhaan by Rotana, Abu Dhabi
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 20th December, 2011 at 8:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: Ahmad Junaidi

    Celebrating the UAEs 40th birthday, a rare selection of historical photographs show the development of Abu Dhabi in its early days.

  • Design Road Workshops at Tashkeel

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    Location : Tashkeel
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 5th December, 2011 at 6:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: NA

    Tashkeel in collaboration with Elisava Design School in Barcelona and Kingston University in London are offering five days of workshops addressing all creative professionals.

  • Third Rock From The Sun

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    Location : The Empty Quarter
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 31st January, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    The Empty Quarter presents a journey into space, exploring both recent and historical photographs describing expeditions and other ways in which the human race has developed a relationship with the stars.

  • Documenting Muharraq

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    Location : Bin Matar House, Muharraq
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 24th December, 2011 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Anasuya Kesavan, Asma Jasim Murad, Eman Ali, Deborah Allen, Ghassan Chemali, Haya Al Khalifa, Malek Nass, Mark Antony Escobar, Marwa bint Rashid Al-Khalifa and Rasha Yousif

    A photographic exploration of Muharraq at the turn of the 21st century

  • Out of Place

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    Location : BFH Art Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 8th January, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Group exhibition showing work focused around the theme 'out of place'

  • SPACE FORWARD

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    Location : Carbon 12
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 12th February, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Birgit Graschopf

    A solo exhibition of photography by Birgit Graschopf

  • Innerscapes

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    Location : Green Art Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 5th March, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Nazif Topcuoglu

    Solo exhibition of acclaimed Turkish photographer Nazif Topcuoglu presenting a new series of works.

  • Pecha Kucha

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    Location : The Pavilion Downtown
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 17th December, 2011 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    This Saturday night is the 10th Dubai edition of Pecha Kucha, join us to see 14 presenters share their creative ideas, and find out more about GPP's upcoming exhibition Inside Sajja: A Labor of Light

  • Trespassing

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    Location : XVA Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 12th January, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Arezu

    Dubai based Iranian artist Arezu exhibits her most recent photographic series

  • Soundings

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    Location : Tashkeel
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 14th January, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Mark Pilkington

    Photography exhibition by Mark Pilkington, exploring his most recent series from the Mediterranean island of Gozo.

  • Roots of the Union

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    Location : UAE Pavilion, Saadiyat Island
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 20th December, 2011 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Ronald Codrai

    Rare photographs taken by Ronald Codrai 1940s and 1950s of the UAE will be exhibited in the spirit of UAE National Day.

  • Astrid Harrisson

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    Location : The Majilis Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 23rd February, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Astrid Harrisson

    Astrid Harrisson depicts her passion for horses through her photography in this exhibition of work.

  • Die Dunkle Seite Des Mondes

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    Location : Carbon 12
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 15th March, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Carbon 12 presents a group exhibition that reflects on the German and Austrian art of recent years, drawn together with the title of the legendary Pink Floyd album The Dark Side of the Moon.

  • Light from Life

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    Location : Ara Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 3rd March, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Abdulla Bin Touq, Abdullaziz Abdullah Bin Ali, Ali Al Otaibi, Jamal Al Badia, Mohamed Abdulla Al Jaberi

    A group of five GCC photographers share their experiences together in New Zealand.

  • The Iraqi Art Project

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    Location : Showcase Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 14th January, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Auction at Showcase gallery of work donated by Iraqi artists with all proceeds to be invested in The Young Mesopotamians

  • Makan Fi Al Zakerah

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    Location : Cuadro Fine Art Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 16th March, 2012 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Nadine Kanso

    Photographs of Beirut by Nadine Kanso that speak of the city in it's present state, but with reference to a time long past.

  • Des Murs entre les Hommes (Walls Between People)

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    Location : Walkthrough Gallery - Alliance Franaise (Oud Metha)
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 29th February, 2012 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Alexandra Novosseloff and Frank Neisse

    A photography exhibition resulting from a two-year journey around the world that led Alexandra Novosseloff and Frank Neisse from Tijuana to Belfast and from Jerusalem to Seoul and Laayoune.

  • WASAT AL BALAD / DOWNTOWN

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    Location : Jacaranda Images
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 17th February, 2012 at 5:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Mohammed Al Shammarey

    A digital collection of visual memories of Downtown Amman in by Mohammed Al Shammarey

  • I can imagine you without your home

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    Location : Etemad Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 14th March, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Hazem Harb

    Through photography, film and mixed media installation Harb explores the ongoing conflict in his native Gaza.

  • GPP2012 Shoot Out | Sat, Mar 10, 2012

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    Location : Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 10th March, 2012 at 8:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: David Hobby, David Heisler, Martin Prihoda

    The popular shoot-out will close the GPP2012 event on Saturday. March 2012 at 6:30pm

  • Life is Too Short

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    Location : Salsali Private Museum
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 18th July, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    SPM opens with a selection of photography and video installation work from the Salsali Private collection, highlighting these forms of new media in the world of contemporary art.

  • Women on the Verge

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    Location : The Empty Quarter
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 30th April, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Fourteen inspirational female photographers from the Middle East take center stage in Women on the Verge, an expansive group show held concurrent with Art Dubai and Art Week.

  • FOCUS ON PHOTOGRAPHY

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    Location : Pro Art Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 28th March, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    This gallery-style exhibit will showcase the work of Masters such as S.Salgado, R.Capa, D. Lachapelle and P. Anderson, Henry Cartier Bresson to Contemporary artists like Gerard Paire, Lala Essayidi, Amr Fekry, Sadegh Tirafkan, Corinne Vionnet, Ibrahim Al Nuaimi, Claudio Cocciadiferro, Sueraya Shaheen, Paul Seux, Kelly B and more

  • PORTRAIT OF A TERRITORY: ZIAD ANTAR

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    Location : Sharjah Art Foundation
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 16th May, 2012 at 8:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Ziad Antar

    Lebanese photographer Ziad Antar uses photography and video in work where the artists quiet and reflective stance reveals the social and political structures that influence daily life.

  • MIGRASOPHIA - (MIGRATION + PHILOSOPHY)

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    Location : Maraya Art Centre, The Barjeel Art Foundation
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 19th May, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    The artists whose works have been included in the exhibition are mixed media practitioners who employ film, video, sculpture, drawing, photography and installation within their art practices. Most of them have widely exhibited both regionally and internationally in biennials, art fairs and museums, but for many it will be their debut in the UAE.

  • Abaya

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    Location : The Ara Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 20th April, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Alia Hussain Lootah | Maitha Demithan | Moaza Mattar | Shamma Al Amri | Sheikha Aysha Saqer Al Qassimi | Zeinab Al Hashemi

    The Abaya, a reflection of culture and religion worn by Emirati women. With the differences in their experiences, their lives, their past & present, one thing draws the Emirati women together, a black piece of cloth, a symbol of being an Emirati woman.

  • The Emergent Artist Award

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    Location : Softitel The Walk JBR
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 31st March, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Julie De Waroquier

    Winner of the Emergent Artist Award, photographer Julie De Waroquier will present her photography series 'CHIMERAS' at the Softitel The Walk JBR in association with The Alliance Francaise of Dubai.

  • GPP at SIKKA 2012 Art Fair

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    Location : Al Bastakiya
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sun 25th March, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Find GPP in House 53 at the Sikka Art Fair, with the DXB store the Book Shelter, the Sheikha Manals Young Artist Award and more.

  • GPP Slidefest VII

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    Location : Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 16th May, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    May 16th will be the seventh edition of GPP Slidefest! Find inspiration, get connected and get involved!

  • GPP Talks with Alexandra Diez De Rivera

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 23rd April, 2012 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Alexandra Diez De Rivera

    Creating alternative portraits like you've never seen before, Alexandra depicts her subjects within active environments, infusing narrative elements to her photographs creating portraits with a twist. Find out more in her free talk April 23!

  • GPP Movie Night | Bill Cunningham New York

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 8th May, 2012 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Bill Cunningham

    Our latest screening is a film by Richard Press which portrays the life of street fashion photographer Bill Cunningham, who has scouted the streets of NYC for decades documenting fashion trends and fashionistas.

  • Through the Looking Glass

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    Location : The Third Line
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 30th May, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Lamya Gargash

    Emirati artist Lamya Gargash presents a series of photographs exploring self perception and identity through distorted portraits in her first solo exhibition at The Third Line gallery.

  • ART4Sight

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    Location : The Ara Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 23rd April, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    Organized with the Noor Dubai Foundation this charity auction benefits Noor Dubai programs globally, assisting those who are otherwise unable to access required medical attention.

  • Sole DXB | Sneaker Summit 2012

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    Location : Alserkal Avenue - Multiple venues including GPP
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 27th April, 2012 at 12:00am
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

    An event aimed at 'sneaker heads' and street culture enthusiasts alike, Soul DXB will take over multiple venues of Alserkal Avenue, including GPP, for one full day celebrating "The Art of the Sneaker" with a photography exhibition, live performances, and more.

  • Wild Arabia with National Geographic

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    Location : ABU DHABI CORNICHE, and DOWNTOWN DUBAI
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 12th May, 2012 at 5:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: National Geographic Photographers

    Arabias largest collaborative educational awareness campaign features 100 stunning photographs from National Geographic Al Arabiya on exhibit in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

  • Versus

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    Location : Carbon 12
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 15th June, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Jamie Baldridge (photography) and Bernhard Buhmann (painting)

    A collaborative project between Jamie Baldridge, a professor of photography at the University of Louisiana at Lafayette, and Bernhard Buhmann, one of the winners of the STRABAG Art Award.

  • You Are Here

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    Location : Showcase Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 3rd July, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

  • TAQAROUP

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    Location : Marsam Mattar Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 14th June, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Multiple

  • Fun w/Fen

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    Location : Meem Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 5th July, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Mohamed Kanoo

  • Follow the Leader

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    Location : Ayyam Gallery, Dubai DIFC
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 12th July, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Ammar Abd Rabbo.

    Featuring a rare collection of fifteen photographs of Arab and international leaders taken at various moments of their life, photojournalist Ammar Abd Rabbos new series offers an unprecedented glimpse into the lives of these leaders.

  • GPP Talks with Joel Grimes | Creative Revolution

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 25th June, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Joel Grimes

    GPP Talks with Joel Grimes, talented commercial and fine art photographer who believes uncompromising passion is a necessity for success in the world of photography.

  • Sheikh Zayed Bridge - The Human Angle

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    Location : Ghaf Gallery, Abu Dhabi
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 26th June, 2012 at 5:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Roy Lengweiler

    This three day exhibition of photographs reveals a behind the scenes perspective of the Sheikh Zayed Bridge during construction, focusing on the tasks of the workers involved in the project.

  • Museum of Optography, The Purple Chamber

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    Location : Sharjah Art Foundation
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 3rd August, 2012 at 5:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Derek Ogbourne

    Derek Ogbournes work operates within the intersections of art, history and science and grapples with themes such as life and death, beauty and the sublime, vision and landscape.

  • When the Lights Went Off We Saw

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    Location : The Pavilion Downtown
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 24th October, 2012 at 10:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Sara Naim

    The Pavilion Downtown Dubai is excited to present Sara Naims first solo show When The Lights Went Off We Saw. The exhibition features a photographic series that questions the qualities and notions of light as an exploration of hidden images that would otherwise not exist.

  • Crossroads #7 A Journey Through The Masai Mara

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    Location : The Light Box Gallery, Yas Viceroy Hotel, Abu Dhabi
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 10th September, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Charlotte Simpson

    This exhibition displays Simpson's journey through stunning photos of the wildlife in Africa.

  • Telling Spaces

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    Location : Ayyam Gallery, Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 11th October, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Majid Koorang Beheshti

    In his first solo show outside of Iran, Majid Koorang Beheshti will be showing two photographic series at the Ayyam Art Center exhibiting Surrealist sensibilities and politically charged works.

  • My Rock Stars: Volume 1

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    Location : The Third Line
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 18th October, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Hassan Hajjaj

    My Rock Stars: Volume 1 pays homage to traditional African portraiture, while celebrating present-day pop stars, unsung artists and personal inspirations in Hajjajs life.

  • im/pure

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    Location : Lawrie Shabibi
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 20th September, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Gazelle Samizay

    Featured in Lawrie Shabibi's new project space, Afghan/American artist Gazelle Samizay will present her photographs and video contemplating the notion of the passage of time and the human desire for release

  • Wounds

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    Location : Green Art Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 29th October, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Jaber Al Azmeh

    Syrian photographer Jaber Al Azmeh presents his work in the form of a photographic series that has developed alongside the current turmoil that has taken hold of Syria.

  • Collage Tales

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    Location : Etemad Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Thu 4th October, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Arman Stepanian

    Unveiling an new series "Untitled", Arman Stepanian presents eleven large format collage photos with open narratives.

  • Slidefest VIII | Oct 3, 7:30pm in the Knowledge Village Auditorium

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    Location : Dubai Knowledge Village Auditorium
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Wed 3rd October, 2012 at 9:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: Richard Allenby-Pratt, Heike Buelau, Diego Lpez Calvn,

    Oct 3, GPP will host the eighth edition of Slidefest. Seven presenters sharing exciting new personal projects in various photography genres aiming to inspire and motivate you

  • GPP Talks with Fransesca Galliani and Heike Buelau | Developing a Style & Marketing Your work

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Mon 8th October, 2012 at 9:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Francesca Galliani and Heike Buelau

    New York based photographers Francesca Galliani and Heike Buelau talk to GPP about how to market your work as a fashion or fine art photographer, and how to hone your individual style.

  • Beyond Rhythm

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    Location : Showcase Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 10th November, 2012 at 5:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Francesca Galliani

    New York based fine art and fashion photographer Francesca Galliani has exhibited her work internationally, and will be showing for the second time in Showcase Gallery. Her mixed media series focused on portraying movement and dance, capturing the spirit of rhythm.

  • Carrara and more

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    Location : J+A Gallery
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Tue 1st January, 2013 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Bertram Kober

    Works by German fine art photographer Bertram Kober portray the famous marble quarries around the Italian town of Carrara with a stunning approach to this unique visual landscape.

  • Vivid Dreams and Fragile Machines

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 15th December, 2012 at 6:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Brooke Shaden

    We are pleased to announce the exhibition opening Nov 6 to kick off FotoWeekend and will feature the fantastic work of fine art photographer Brooke Shaden, also an instructor at the FotoWeekend event.

  • Artist's guided tour of Vivid Dreams and Fragile Machines

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    Location : Gulf Photo Plus in Alserkal Avenue
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 10th November, 2012 at 7:30pm
    Artists / Photographers: Brooke Shaden

    Part of the #QuozHappens initiative in Alserkal Avenue, fine art and fashion photographer Brooke Shaden will lead a guided tour of her exhibition, offering further insight into her surrealist imagery.

  • Dress Code Abu Dhabi

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    Location : orbonne Abu Dhabi, Reem Island Campus, Atrium
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Sat 17th November, 2012 at 7:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Stphane Gizard

    'Dress Code Abu Dhabi Exhibition' presents together the pictures taken in Paris and Abu Dhabi. It is a unique opportunity to see what this dynamic and cosmopolitan generation looks like and to observe how personal styles may change at this sensitive age.

  • The 3 Orbs - A Series of 28 Sightings by Jalal Abuthina

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    Location : Bentoya Kitchen Restaurant (ground floor) Al Kawakeb Bldg. Block-D, Sheikh Zayed Road (Behind Axiom)
    Date Start : Wed 20th February, 2013 at 7:32pm
    Date End : Fri 21st December, 2012 at 5:00pm
    Artists / Photographers: Jalal Abuthina

    A quirky photography exhibition that centers around random sightings of 3 mysterious, unidentified flying objects.