Our 2016 SCOTIABANK CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL Exhibition
May 5-28, 2016
Photography is a way to tell a story and evoke a feeling. I utilize my camera as a tool to create imagery that awakens a deeper meaning beyond the obvious visual: an object through texture, a person through gesture or a place through light. My focus is bringing my subjects from ordinary to extraordinary.
Maha Munaf graduated as an Architect in Jordan in 2004. Being a female photographer in a conservative society was challenging, but Maha took her camera and captured images from colorful India all the way to the Everest Heights. "There are so many places to explore and stories to be told."
Artist's website: mahamunaf.com
On Saturday May 7, URBAN GALLERY, 400 Queen St East in Toronto, hosted a special opening reception for photographer MAHA MUNAF whose stunning B&W and sepia-toned photos of street life in the city of Damascus as well as the countryside in Madagascar are part of the city-wide annual 2016 SCOTIABANK CONTACT PHOTOGRAPHY FESTIVAL....
Maha Munaf | The Story Behind My Photo
Maha Munaf — 2015 Telus Newcomer Artist Award finalist featured on Dundas Square, Toronto!