Powerful AP images to go on view at UAE photo festival
Gripping AP photographs from major news events across the globe over the past year will be showcased next week in connection with the Xposure International Photography Festival in the United Arab Emirates.
Featuring impactful photos of key moments, people and places, the exhibition will be on display at City Walk Dubai from Nov. 21 to 25. Entrance is free and open to the public.
Images on view include a missile streaking across the sky in Damascus, Syria, as the U.S. attacked parts of the capital; the historic summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean Leader Kim Jong-Un; and the aftermath of the deadly earthquake and tsunami in Palu, Indonesia.
A selection of sports and entertainment photos will also be featured, such as highlights from the Pyeongchang Olympics and celebrity events including the British Academy Film Awards.
From the lighthearted to the momentous, the exhibition is intended to showcase world events that have shaped the last 12 months.
The Xposure International Photography Festival is an initiative of Sharjah Media Centre and will take place at Expo Centre Sharjah. AP is one of the event’s strategic partners.