November 4th to December 11th at the Contemporary Culture Center of Barcelona (CCCB).
The exhibition, organized for the eighteenth consecutive year by the Fundación Photographic Social Vision with the co-production of the CCCB and the collaboration of the Banco Sabadell Foundation, exhibits the winning works of the latest edition of the World Press Photo contest which, as usual, shows a broad vision of the challenges facing global society.
Indigenous communities, traditional cultures and issues of identity are the main themes, along with other major recurring issues such as environmental crisis, armed conflicts and citizen protests.
Amber Bracken’s Photograph of the Year honors Indian boys and girls who died at the Kamloops Residential School in British Columbia.
The Graphic Report of the Year, by Matthew Abbott, portrays burning weeds to prevent forest fires in Australia.
The Long Term Project, by Lalo de Almeida, is a testimony to the devastation of the Brazilian Amazon that has accelerated coinciding with the regressive environmental policies of hitherto president Jair Bolsonaro.
The Open Format, by Isadora Romero, questions the loss of ancestral knowledge.
Information, tickets, guided tours, and extra content for the exhibition “World Press Photo 2022” in Barcelona, are available here.