An evening with celebrated photographer Peter Sanders as he talks about his experiences travelling throughout the Islamic world.Join Peter Sanders for a journey through Islamic lands, a voyage that influenced not only his photography but also his system of belief. Peter's photography is truly breathtaking, and it brings the beauty [...]
We are very happy to introduce our next Instagram guest curator, Almoatasem Bellah Haggag, who will be curating a series called "Cairo Inside Out". Almoatasem Bellah is an electrical engineer by training and a self-taught, avid photographer, based in Cairo. Having studied Islamic geometry for more than 3 years, he [...]
Join photographer and writer Christopher Wilton-Steer on a colourful journey across the Silk Road to discover the cultures, peoples, traditions, flavours and beliefs he encountered during a magnificent four-month odyssey. Christopher Wilton Steer is a London-based photographer who is the Head of Communications at the Aga Khan Foundation (AKF) [...]
Departures: A Photographic Journey Through The Islamic World an exhibition organised by The Barakat Trust and Asia House receives coverage in Arab News in an article entitled "Images of Syria's Destroyed Heritage Feature in London Exhibition That 'Journeys' through the Islamic World". You can read the article here.
In this illustrated talk, co-curator of the exhibition ‘Departures’ Richard Wilding contrasts the legacy and objectives of historical photographers with his own contemporary work and experiences in the region. During the nineteenth century, exciting new archaeological discoveries in Egypt and Mesopotamia generated great enthusiasm in Europe for images and written [...]