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Emirates Photography Competition

The exhibition for the 9th International Emirates Photography Competition showcases the unique works from the winning entries from its most recent edition of the competition.

The event runs for 3.5 months and is aimed to promote and enhance photography and creativity in the UAE; appropriately held at Manarat Al Saadiyat – the arts and culture hub dedicated to developing awareness and understanding of art.

Organised by TCA Abu Dhabi and held under the patronage of the International Federation of Photographic Art (FIAP), Projex were commissioned to deliver the fit out for the free event which is open to the public and expects to attract thousands of visitors.

TCA manages Abu Dhabi’s tourism sector, heritage and culture. As well as supporting artistic activities and cultural events they are responsible for developing the plans for the Louvre Abu Dhabi, Zayed National Museum and Guggenheim Abu Dhabi.

  • Client: Abu Dhabi Tourism & Cultural Authority
  • Event: The International Emirates Photographic Competition
  • Date: 28 March-17 July 2016
  • Venue: Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi.


The 9th edition of this competition is themed ‘Family Album’ and reflects the community values across an array of different cultural environments.

Projex created the space for the artwork to be showcased, constructing and installing all freestanding elements within one of the Galleries in the venue.