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Cairo Photo Week is back bigger and more diverse! Photographers are taking over Downtown Cairo this February.
𝗧𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗿𝗱 𝗲𝗱𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗶𝘀 𝗯𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼 𝗗𝗼𝘄𝗻𝘁𝗼𝘄𝗻 𝗖𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗼 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗙𝗲𝗯𝗿𝘂𝗮𝗿𝘆 𝟴-𝟭𝟴, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗺𝗲 𝗼𝗳: 𝗕𝗮𝗰𝗸 𝘁𝗼 𝗥𝗮𝘄.
𝟭𝟬𝟬+ 𝗲𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹 𝗮𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀 from talks, workshops, panels, demos, photo challenges, exhibitions, portfolio reviews, networking events, photo walks, markets, open studios, services, co-working spaces for photographers throughout the week.
Brining you 𝟵𝟬+ 𝗶𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗰 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗮𝗸𝗲𝗿𝘀 & 𝗺𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘀 over 10 days covering almost all genres of photography & image making: fashion, food, portraits , documentary, photojournalism, photo editing, cinematography, advertising, fine art, NFTs, analogue, archival, art direction, food styling, fashion styling, retouching, editorial & media production all on one large platform in the heart of the city.
Our educational direction this edition will focus on & reconnect with the origins of the photographic practice as applied to so many contexts, formats and genres: hence the word RAW is our theme - metaphorically not literally; the origins that have been alienated over the past few years because of the invasion of social media as a alternative platform a “fast photo” trend that lacks the basics of the craft. We will reconnect, revive and re-introduce the proper practice to our audience in attempt to pause the “fast photo” culture sabotaging the lens-based art & profession. We don’t aim to resist the inevitable digital era but rather nurturing the young talents with solid image education. CPW) is a 10-day pho
𝗙𝗿𝗲𝗲 𝗣𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗰-𝗔𝗰𝗰𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗲𝘃𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀: all exhibitions, some selected talks and panels, industry days & networking events & all film screenings.
𝗔𝗳𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗱𝗮𝗯𝗹𝗲 𝗽𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀: In celebration of 10 years of Photopia, Cairo Photo Week 2023 will be more affordable and accessible for all, so everyone can benefit from the valuable program and networking. (Passes will be for 10 days giving access to more than 90 educational events).
Workshops • Talks & panel discussions • Live demos • Masterclasses
• Portfolio reviews • Photo walks • Photo Slide Jams
Exhibitions • Networking & Industry Days • Photo book reviews
• Film screenings • Markets • Photo services • Open studios by Gearbox Studios
𝗪𝗛𝗢 𝗦𝗛𝗢𝗨𝗟𝗗 𝗔𝗧𝗧𝗘𝗡𝗗?
Photographers (all fields & genres), visual storytellers & researchers, photo editors, re-touchers, videographers, filmmakers, art directors, fashion directors, food stylists, fashion stylists, CGI artists, fashion designers, make-up artists, models, and ALL image makers.
Levels: Established professionals, emerging artists, serious learners, photography enthusiasts, beginners, hobbyists.
𝗜𝗻 𝗰𝗲𝗹𝗲𝗯𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗼𝗳 𝟭𝟬 𝘆𝗲𝗮𝗿𝘀 𝗣𝗵𝗼𝘁𝗼𝗽𝗶𝗮 𝘄𝗲 𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗵𝗮𝗽𝗽𝘆 𝘁𝗼 𝗮𝗻𝗻𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗰𝗲 𝗮 𝘀𝗽𝗲𝗰𝗶𝗮𝗹 𝗿𝗮𝘁𝗲 𝗳𝗼𝗿
𝗖𝗮𝗶𝗿𝗼 𝗣𝗵𝗼𝘁𝗼 𝗪𝗲𝗲𝗸 𝗣𝗮𝘀𝘀𝗲𝘀.
𝗣𝗮𝘀𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝟭𝟬 𝗱𝗮𝘆𝘀 | 𝗘𝗚𝗣 𝟯𝟱𝟬.
8-18 February, 2023
8 February: Opening Night for the World Press Photo Exhibition.
9 February: Opening night of the rest of the exhibitions .
10-18 February: Educational program starts
(Full program will be announced soon.)