The 11th International Photography Gathering will be held through the 1st of May and the 15th of May 2012. This annual Aleppo event is an international photography exhibit and festival accompanied by activities such as lectures, workshops, and musical concerts. International and local artists come together to show their work and participate in the activities.
At the time writing the Photography Gathering is expecting approximately forty-five artists from twenty-four participating countries including Armenia, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Switzerland, Syria, and The United States of America….
The deadline for applications and submissions from artists is January 31, 2012. Artists wishing to participate should submit a CV, a two hundred word maximum biography or artist’s statement and some examples of his or her work to firstname.lastname@example.org
Issa Touma, Head of the organizing committee.
We would like also to update you about the political situation in Syria , last August we changed the date of the festival from September to May 1, 2012 to give chance to see how will be developed the situation in Syria , to be sure to not have any Danger situation for the visitor , after 11 month , Aleppo and Damascus still quiet with normal life , and there is no any mark in the society to future movement in those city’s , Aleppo still calm and relax , most of the problems focused in the middle of Syria , which its far from Aleppo.