A CONVERSATION WITH
MOHAMMED AL-HAJRI + AMMAR ALQAMASH
WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021
9PM DOHA/10:30PM IRAN
ABOUT THIS EVENT
Join artist and Photo Art Qatar collective co-founder AMMAR ALQAMASH in conversation with MOHAMMED AL-HAJRI - a winner of the inaugural Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Single Image Award - to talk about the power of singular images and visual communication. This conversation is part of a series organised by the 2021 award jury and curators - Photo Art Qatar - with each of the 2021 Single Image awardees.
ABOUT MOHAMMED AL-HAJRI:
Mohammed Al-Hajri is a visual storyteller, working with photography and film. Currently based in Oman, Mohammed has focused on human stories. He has worked on the frontlines of the Syrian refugee crisis creating the multi-media project LIFE JACKET, and collaborated with international organisation NOMUHUB to document their work helping communities in Kenya.
ABOUT AMMAR ALQAMASH:
Ammar Alqamash is a Yemeni interdisciplinary artist based in Doha. Ammar is the
co-founder and the creative director of Photo Art Qatar and Photo Art Global. His
multi-faceted practice carries an investigational attitude, using expressive graphic art, time-based media, and photography.
ABOUT THE SHEIKH SAOUD AL THANI SINGLE IMAGE AWARD:
The Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Award was first announced in 2001 as a platform to support photographers. The award has now been relaunched by Tasweer Photo Festival Qatar in its inaugural year, with the Saoud bin Mohammed Al-Thani Foundation, as annual open calls to photographers in Western Asia and North Africa (WANA), continuing its journey of celebrating and nurturing photographic talent. The next Sheikh Saoud Al Thani Single Image award open call will commence in September 2021.