World Press Exhibition 2021

World Press Exhibition 2021


The World Press Photo Exhibition 2021, showcasing the best visual journalism of the past year, returns to Brisbane Powerhouse.

Attracting 4315 photographers from 130 countries who submitted 74,470 images, this coveted award is the world’s leading contest for professional press photographers, photo journalist and documentary photographers.

In 2021, the highly-anticipated exhibition will be even more poignant, following an unprecedented year marked by the COVID-19 pandemic and social justice protests around the globe. The nominees share a diversity of interpretations and perspectives to these and other urgent issues such as the climate crisis, transgender people’s rights, and territorial conflicts.

Attendance to this exhibition remains free however to ensure it remains COVID-safe, you will need to register for tickets. Tickets will be valid for a two-hour period and daily sessions will run from Tuesday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm, 12:30–2:30 pm and 2:30–4:30 pm. To register, pop over here.

The World Press Photo Foundation is supported by its global partner, the Dutch Postcode Lottery and its partners, Aegon and PwC.

World Press Photo Exhibition 2021 is presented by Brisbane Powerhouse and Brisbane Airport.

Image credit: Fighting Locust Invasion in East Africa. © Luis Tato, Spain.

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