Photopia Cairo

Photopia is an independent photography school in Cairo that was founded by Marwa Abou Leila & Karim El-Khadem.      Photopia is founded in May 2012 on the basis of offering both emerging and established photographers an ongoing platform to learn, meet, interact and get opportunities to bridge with their role models in the image industry. The photography school collaborates with Egypt’s and the region’s top photographers & institutions to deliver valuable photography education to the community.      In late 2018, Photopia has successfully launched the first edition of Cairo Photo Week: A photo festival in the heart of downtown Cairo that brings together the most influential image makers in Egypt and the region. CPW offers a diverse platform photography, videography & Image making education that includes workshops, talks, panel discussions, portfolio reviews, photo walks, studios and exhibitions in the heart of Cairo. It bridges emerging talents with more established pros in the field through networking and education.       Photopia is also the publisher of Photobook Egypt: Photobook Egypt: a powerful series of photography books; each dedicated to a theme or a project photographed and narrated by remarkable Egyptian and regional photographers and curated and published by Photopia Cairo. It is a non-digital platform to document extraordinary photography work and make it accessible and affordable to photography enthusiasts & collectors. It is an ongoing project of enjoyable and visually rich photography that proudly represents Egypt's and the region's prominent photographers. Collecting them would be like owning a small part of Egypt on your bookshelf.