World Press Photo 2022 – Turin
29 April-18 September 2022. The winning photos of World Press Photo
From April 29th to September 18th, 2022, the exhibition of World Press Photo can be visited in Turin at the Turin Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art.
In this 65th edition, 4,066 photographers from 130 countries around the world applied at the contest with a total of 64,823 images competing for the title.
The 2022 contest has changed its method: the global and regional judges select 24 regional winners for each of the 4 categories: Singles, Stories, Long-term projects, Open format.
The 4 Global Awards are: the World Press Photo of the Year, the World Press Photo Story of the Year, the World Press Photo Long-Term Project Award and the World Press Photo Open Format Award and they have been awarded to:
– Amber Bracken for The New York Times | Singles, North and Central America
– Matthew Abbott for National Geographic, Panos Pictures | Story of the Year, Southeast Asia and Oceania
– Lalo de Almeida for Folha de São Paulo, Panos Pictures | Long Term Projects, South America
– Isadora Romero, Poster | Open Format, South America
The photos on display tell the most relevant news of the previous year.
Tuesday to Sundday 10.00 am> 6.00 pm
Tickets – Tickets can be purchased online>>>
THE WORLD PRESS PHOTO FOUNDATION
Founded in 1955 and based in Amsterdam, the World Press Photo Foundation is one of the largest independent and non-profit organizations committed to protecting the freedom of information, inquiry and expression, promoting quality photojournalism all over the world.
The World Press Photo Foundation organizes every year the most prestigious photo-report contest in the world, which usually sees the participation of over 6,000 photojournalists from the major world publications such as Reuters, AP, The New York Times, Le Monde, El Paìs.
The contest represents and gathers the highest standards of topical photography in the winning photo of the year, the “World Press Photo of The Year”.
Over the years some of the images awarded with this title have become iconic, others have set trends, and others have influenced photojournalism so much that they have changed its style and dictated its standards.
This year’s exhibition opened in Amsterdam in April, before starting its world tour in 110 cities and 45 countries.
From 7 May to 3 July 2022 the exhibition arrives in the Aosta Valley at Forte di Bard. An excellent opportunity to visit the nineteenth-century fortress>>>
Photos from the website of the exhibit
Photo cover: North and Central America Singles: Kamloops Residential School, Amber Bracken, Canada, for The New York Times by Faiz Abubakr Mohamed