World Press Photo Exhibition headed for Brisbane Powerhouse later this month

The 2016 International Press Image Exhibition will return to the Brisbane Powerhouse for a month-long stay on July twenty-ninth. Showcasing a number of the most powerful and politically charged pix of the preceding three hundred and sixty-five days, the exhibition has been visiting for the remaining fifty-nine years.

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Jogging because of the Nineteen Fifties, this year’s contest drew entries from around the world: 5,775 photographers from 128 nations submitted 82,951 images. The jury gave prizes in eight classes to forty-two photographers from 21 countries: Australia, Austria, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, Iran, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Slovenia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Turkey, and America.

The grand identity of the worldwide Press Photograph was presented to Australian photographer Warren Richardson, making it a key feature in this 12 months exhibition. Shooting the moment while a fleeing refugee passes a little baby via an opening within the Hungarian border security fence, Budapest-based totally Richardson relied best on moonlight to light the Photograph, playing “cat and mouse with the police the entire night time.”

Jury member Vaughn Wallace stated in the piece: “We’ve visible lots of pix of migrants in every shape of their adventure; however, this picture truely stuck my eye… This isn’t the case of one journey; however, it’s the final touch of one stage of a very lengthy destiny. So, for me, this needed to be the Photograph of the year.”


Running from Friday, July twenty-ninth till Sunday, August twenty-first, the sector Press Image Exhibition will take vicinity at Brisbane Powerhouse, commencing each night at tat9pm. The exhibition tours theindustryr, showing in forty-five countries – see the sector Press Photo internet site for information on upcoming venues and places.