Xposure gets a gallery

Sharjah’s Xposure International Photography Festival is adding a year-round presence with the launch of Gallery X, a permanent gallery for a curated selection of photography. Gallery X, which will open 20 December, will be housed in the Al Majaz Amphitheatre […]


Vantage Point Sharjah 9 awards

Sharjah Art Foundation announced the winners of its inaugural photography prize at the opening of Vantage Point Sharjah 9 (VPS9) in Al Hamriyah Studios. Presenting works by 53 photographers from 30 countries ad selected from more than 500 entries, the […]


Bulgari backs Dubai Culture’s talent

The Bulgari Contemporary Art Award is a new addition to the roster of opportuniites available to UAE-based artists. It’s not an open call, however, despite the promises that it will “support and inspire talents and empower them to be globally […]


Xposure announces winners of Timothy Allen Award

Five winners has been selected from a record 1,600 entries for the Timothy Allen Photography Scholarship Award (TAPSA) at Sharjah’s Xposure International Photography Festival next year. The award, for travel and documentary photography, aims to highlight the work of lesser […]


Finding 50 to Follow

The magpie team is once again putting together its annual list of the 50 most exciting, innovative and stimulating people in the UAE who are making a difference to the cultural and creative life of the Emirates. And we want […]


Winners of eighth HIPA

The winners have been announced for the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum International Photography Award, the world’s richest. The theme for this eight season of HIPA was Hope. As HIPA Secretary General, Ali bin Thalith said: “This award […]