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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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WENDY MARIJNISSEN | Photographer | Antwerp, Belgium

WENDY MARIJNISSEN           PHOTOGRAPHER | ANTWERP, BELGIUM Wendy Marijnissen is a freelance documentary photographer…
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Five Pounds in My Pocket

It was the middle 50s—1955–56— when Britain was busy rebuilding as quickly as possible the cities and factories that had been destroyed in the war. Britain was in urgent need of manpower. Its doors were open, and hardy, hardworking villagers from Mirpur and Panjab were arriving in droves. These were the days when the star…

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

“I have been to Pakistan twice and could get in touch with its lovely culture, but I think the country is still an enigmatic place to a lot of people in the west side of the world, as It remains for me, a Brazilian journalist. I see Pakistan Photo Festival as a very happy initiative…

MAHESH SHANTARAM | Photographer | Bangalore, India

MAHESH SHANTARAM     PHOTOGRAPHER | BANGALORE, INDIA Mahesh Shantaram uses personal and subjective documentary photography series to study complex systems, societies, and institutions, particularly with reference to contemporary India. Everything that's great about India and everything that's wrong with it can be summarised in a single wedding. I n Matrimania, six years in the…

“It is only natural that Pakistan fascinates us as a nation, a culture and a neighbour. And to be able to see the country through a shared passion for Photography will be really inspiring and enlightening. Hope to make this an important way of collaborating in the years to come.”          

“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…

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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.