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SHADOW LIVES

There are thousands of Pakistanis, living a life of secrecy, discrimination, neglect and constant fear in their own country. For decades, this nation has refused to own and protect them.         Project by Nida Mehboob Mentored by Wendy Marijnissen           We will be exhibiting all these projects at Kalma…

The Industry of Dissolving Portraits

Nursing homes have now become a growing industry in Pakistan, and this phenomenon is rising partly because of a rise in globalization, modernization, and urbanization. It is true that industrialization and modernization have created new job opportunities, but at the same time, it has also created a vacuum for elderly folks as they are left…

An ode to the brilliant mentors who made PPF Fellowship possible

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship became successful owing to the brilliant mentors who led the way for the young photographers who participated in our months-long rigorous exercise. If there was ample dedication on the fellows’ part, there was also unparalleled devotion from the mentors as well, who put in their time, effort and energies into polishing…

Knitted Beliefs

In the neighborhood of Karachi’s Ranchore Lines, there is a small India of diverse people, colors & faith, Narayanpura, a place with a very distinct feel and mesmerizing culture to it. Its the biggest minority compound of Pakistan. It consists of 15,000 people from different religions living with their Muslim neighbours. There are three Hindu Temples,…

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SHADOW LIVES

There are thousands of Pakistanis, living a life of secrecy, discrimination, neglect and constant fear in their own country. For decades, this nation has refused to own and protect them.         Project by Nida Mehboob Mentored by Wendy Marijnissen           We will be exhibiting all these projects at Kalma…

The Industry of Dissolving Portraits

Nursing homes have now become a growing industry in Pakistan, and this phenomenon is rising partly because of a rise in globalization, modernization, and urbanization. It is true that industrialization and modernization have created new job opportunities, but at the same time, it has also created a vacuum for elderly folks as they are left…

An ode to the brilliant mentors who made PPF Fellowship possible

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship became successful owing to the brilliant mentors who led the way for the young photographers who participated in our months-long rigorous exercise. If there was ample dedication on the fellows’ part, there was also unparalleled devotion from the mentors as well, who put in their time, effort and energies into polishing…

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SHADOW LIVES

There are thousands of Pakistanis, living a life of secrecy, discrimination, neglect and constant fear in their own country. For decades, this nation has refused to own and protect them.         Project by Nida Mehboob Mentored by Wendy Marijnissen           We will be exhibiting all these projects at Kalma…

The Industry of Dissolving Portraits

Nursing homes have now become a growing industry in Pakistan, and this phenomenon is rising partly because of a rise in globalization, modernization, and urbanization. It is true that industrialization and modernization have created new job opportunities, but at the same time, it has also created a vacuum for elderly folks as they are left…

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SHADOW LIVES

There are thousands of Pakistanis, living a life of secrecy, discrimination, neglect and constant fear in their own country. For decades, this nation has refused to own and protect them.         Project by Nida Mehboob Mentored by Wendy Marijnissen           We will be exhibiting all these projects at Kalma…

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The Past that Couldn’t be

It would not be easy today for a student in Pakistan to imagine a kind of campus where…

DIDIER RUEF | Photographer | Lugano, Switzerland

DIDIER RUEF           PHOTOGRAPHER | LUGANO, SWITZERLAND Didier Ruef, born in 1961, is based…
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List of successful applicants for Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship 2017

We are happy to announce list of photographers selected by the Jury for Pakistan Photo Festival fellowship 2017 Congratulation for your success Faizan Adil Aziz Changezi Faheem Gul Maham Omer Maryam Altaf Ema Anis Saira Butt Nida Ahmed Ramis Abbas Shaista Chishty Syed Shahroz Hyder Salman Alam

ASIM RAFIQUI | Photographer | Lahore, Pakistan

ASIM RAFIQUI            PHOTOGRAPHER | LAHORE,  PAKISTAN Asim Rafique is an independent photographer whose work has been featured in publications such as National Geographic (France), Stern (Germany), The Wall Street Journal Magazine, Newsweek, and Time (USA, Asia) among others. He won numerous awards for his work, with most recent in 2015 Magnum…

Pakistan Photo Festival Fellowship Exhibition

After eight months of extensive research and photography, Pakistan Photo Festival fellows have finalized their projects which are going to be exhibited at Canal Metro Station and Kalma Chowk Metro Station, Lahore, on the 17th, 18th and 19th of February. Pakistan Photo Festival is its first kind of fellowship program in Pakistan, representing the country…

“Photo Festivals are a fantastic way to promote photography to new audiences, and also show innovative work to those who already have an understanding of the photography scene, both locally and internationally. Festivals can be a great melting pot for new ideas, networking and encouragement. I’ve seen firsthand how well the people of Pakistan can…

The Walled Street Journal

Look at advertisements of gated communities, and you’ll see the promise of not just a home but heaven: a complete privileged, upper-class and secure lifestyle. But while this lifestyle seems ideal, there are larger insidious issues the physical barriers erected by gated communities are creating – both within minds of the people as well as…

WENDY MARIJNISSEN | Photographer | Antwerp, Belgium

WENDY MARIJNISSEN           PHOTOGRAPHER | ANTWERP, BELGIUM Wendy Marijnissen is a freelance documentary photographer from Belgium.  Intuition and personal interests have always played a major role in her work and naturally guided Wendy to her subjects.In 2008 she completed a long-term reportage in Israel and Palestine, using music to show a…
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Pakistan Photo Festival is the 1st international photography festival showcasing work of regional, national and international photographers, in Pakistan. Pakistan photo festival is a unique festival, which will call for the photography with narratives and stories of the globe. The idea is to introduce and cherish a unique form of Photography and to expose the various narratives on social, cultural, ethnic perspectives and distinct issues of human rights struggles and challenges.