Workshop Photographic Archives in the UAE

By Invitation Only


Location Abu Dhabi

This colloquium aims to develop conversations and collaborations among various public archives, institutional archives, and private collections devoted to photography or containing substantial photographic holdings. Presentations on the archives are followed by a round-table discussion that explores ways in which UAE institutions and individuals might work together to develop greater interest in, and understanding of, the role of photography in the history and culture of the UAE.

Image © Akkasah: Center for Photography, NYUAD

Convened by

Shamoon Zamir Director of Akkasah and Associate Professor of Literature and Visual Studies, NYUAD

Hosted by

NYU Abu Dhabi Institute

In Collaboration with

Akkasah: Center for Photography, NYUAD