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World Press Photo Exhibition 2021

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See through the lens of some of the best photojournalists
Always provocative. Always observational. Look through the lens at some of the best images in photojournalism as the World Press Exhibition returns to Brisbane in 2021.

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The images in the exhibition have been selected from the 64th annual World Press Photo Contest. The 2021 World Press Photo Contest winners across the eight categories are 45 photographers from 28 countries.

The free, all-ages exhibition runs at the Brisbane Powerhouse from Tuesday 26 June to Sunday 18 July 2021 and can be viewed from 10.30am-12.30pm, 12.30-2.30pm and

The themes of this year's images, COVID 19, climate crisis, transgender people's rights, and territorial conflicts and other social justice issues.

The World Press Photo Exhibition was created to provide a platform for trustworthy visual journalism and storytelling, It was founded in 1955 when a group of Dutch photographers organised a contest ("World Press Photo") to expose their work to an international audience.

The Brisbane Powerhouse
The exhibition can be viewed at the Brisbane Powerhouse, one of the cities leading arts and performance venues. The exhibition will be housed in the foyer of this re-purposed, brick power station at Lamington Street, New Farm.

See the world as others see it at this year's World Press Photo Exhibition.
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Why? Images of social issues by the worlds best photojournalists
When: 10.30am-12.30pm, 12.30-2.30pm and 2.30-4.30pm.
Phone: 3358 8600
Where: Brisbane Powerhouse
Cost: Free
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