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Angkor Photo Festival 2019, Cambodia

November 28, 2019 - December 7, 2019

Angkor Photo Festival

Siem Reap, Cambodia, is set to be brought to life with powerful images from across Asia when the annual Angkor Photo Festival and Workshops lands in December.

Now in its 15th year, the festival started life with the aim of nurturing young Asian talent by providing them with a platform to develop their skills and showcase their work. Since then, hundreds of amateur photographers have attended to learn from the variety of professional photographers who attend to share their knowledge.

Angkor Photo Festival Workshops

This year’s event will feature a series of exhibitions, seminars and workshops spread across 10 days.

Matt Black, from a multimedia slideshow showcase curated by Francoise Callier
Matt Black, from a multimedia slideshow showcase curated by Francoise Callier

The free professional development workshops take place from 28 November to 3 December, and will see 30 emerging Asian photographers tap into the talents of their established peers. This year’s workshop participants comes from India, Cambodia, Myanmar, Philippines, Nepal, Indonesia, Singapore, Turkey, Sri Lanka, Japan, Bangladesh, Vietnam and China.

They will be led by seven internationally-renowned photographers that include Antoine D’Agata from France, Katrin Koenning from Germany and Kosuke O’Kahara from Japan.

Angkor Photo Festival Exhibitions

Throughout the festival, five exhibitions will be dotted throughout the city in public spaces and private venues.

From 3 to 7 December, work from more than 40 photographers can be seen at various exhibitions that dot the city, in both public and private spaces. The Closing Night will see the work produced by the 30 workshop participants displayed. Photographers can also attend daily portfolio reviews to receive feedback from the panel of professionals.

Anjali Photo Workshop

The annual Anjali Photo Workshop runs alongside the festival from 28 November to 3 December. Launched by Magnum photographer Antoine D’Agata, it provides a platform for creative expression through photographer for street kids at NGO Anjali House.

The workshops are led by eight photographers and aim to let the children tell their stories in a creative and fun way.

If you are interested in photography and going to Siem Reap, why not sign up for a Siem Reap photography tour?

Ta Nguyen Hiep, From North to South and Beyond: A Vietnamese photographic journey, slideshow showcase curated by Matca.

Siem Reap Accommodation

If you are looking for accommodation in Siem Reap, try our designated Hotel Booking Portal.

More information on the Angkor Photo Festival 2018

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Cover photo: ‘Tamed Tuskers’ by Senthil Kumaran (exhibition).



November 28, 2019
December 7, 2019
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