World Press Photo Exhibition 2022

The renowned World Press Photo Exhibition 2022 tells the stories that matter. This exposition is filled with the best press photographs from the last year and world at large. An important theme this year is how the human drive for progress impacts the planet in a destructive way. 

Dit jaar vond de World Press Photo Contest plaats in een andere vorm dan voorgaande jaren. In plaats van winnaars per regio zijn er nu vier winnaars in verschillende formats gekozen. Meer over de World Press Photo Contest lees je here.

Deze tentoonstelling was te zien van 11 november – 4 december 2022 als onderdeel van het NonFiction Photo Festival.

World Press Photo Contest

Selected by an independent jury out of 64,823 entries by 4,066 photographers from 130 countries, the 2022 World Press Photo Contest regional winners are 24 photographers from 23 countries: Argentina, Australia, Canada, Colombia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Ecuador, Egypt, France, Germany, Greece, India, Indonesia, Japan, Madagascar, Mexico, the Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, Russia, Sudan, and Thailand.

Providing a variety of perspectives from all corners of the globe, the awarded works present courageous stories, invaluable insights, and a diversity of interpretations – from the undeniable effects of the climate crisis to civil rights movements, and from access to education to preserving indigenous practices and identity.

New formula

In order to showcase a more balanced representation than stories from around the world, the World Press Photo foundation launched a new model for the competition: winners are categorised by the locality of the stories. These are divided into six regions; Africa, Asia, Europe, North and Central America, South America, South-East Asia and Oceania. From all the winners in all regions are picked four global winners in the categories Singles, Stories, Longterm projects and Open Format

World Press Photo of the Year

Amber Bracken won the World Press Photo of the Year for her photograph of native child burials in Kampools, British Columbia. These children died in an attempt to assimilate them into the western and christian culture.

NonFiction Photo Festival 2022 met de World press photo Exhibition2022 in Groningen

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NonFiction Photo Festival Groningen
November - December 2023
Synagoge – Folkingestraat 60


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