The International Photography Festival is the highlight of PHOTO IS:RAEL’s year and is the largest photography event in Israel today. Since its formation in 2009 the Festival has become a well-known cultural institution which welcomes tens of thousands of visitors each year, presenting works by over 200 leading Israeli and International artists alongside exhibitions of our social activity for two weeks out of the year.

The Festival promotes an interdisciplinary approach and presents the medium of photography in combination with other arts such as dance, performance, theater, opera and sound. During the day the Festival offers guided tours for schools and various institutions. Then, from the afternoon onwards, the Festival opens its doors to dozens of visitors from across the country who come to see the exhibitions and participate in a variety of lectures, panels and special events.


2018 Meitar Award for Excellence in Photography

RUSSIA. #Draft | Dmitry Markov

Maria Svarbova | Swimming Pool


The Third Photography Marathon

Justice in Photography | Panel by the Katz International Photography Award (KIPA)

Roger Ballen | Festival Closing Talk


WhatsApp Logo