IMAGE FESTIVAL AMMAN | SINCE 2011
The Image Festival Amman, organized by Darat Al Tasweer, since 2011, in partnership with many local and international institutes, aims to create a gathering platform for photographers in the region, attract a wider audience and create opportunities for sustainable cultural exchanges, involving both professional and amateur photographers. Altogether, more than 300 photographers from all over the world presented their work in the framework of the Festival, becoming an expected cultural event in the capital, known as well as the longest cultural event to happen in Amman and the region that associates a great number of partners and artists. After the first edition in 2011, a theme, that guidelines the Festival,is proposed: [ Re ] evolution in
2012, Macro & Me in 2013. Together in 2014, Future in 2016, Identity in 2017, Home in 2018, and Wandering was the theme of the 8th edition of the Festival in 2019. In 2020 for the 9th edition due to the lockdown, we had to cancel the festival, but we managed to launch it in September 2021 under the theme “Filastine” with 38 exhibitions for photographers from all over the world. In addition to the many exhibitions related to the theme, the Festival offers workshops/meetings with our guest photographers, portfolio reading by professionals, residential programs, publications and a photography competition.