The Baldwin Photographic Gallery’s new exhibit features iconic images from internationally renowned photographer Steve McCurry. 260 more words
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World Press Photo Exhibition will be at the Brisbane Powerhouse, Source: Wikimedia.
The finest in visual journalism and documentary photography display comes to an end this week, with the 59th World Press Photo exhibition 2016 at the Brisbane Powerhouse. 260 more words
It was a cloudy day—Oct. 7, 2015, to be precise—in the town of Preševo in Serbia, near the border with Macedonia. As thousands of Syrian, Iraqi and Afghan refugees and migrants fled war zones with the hope of a better future inside the European Union, one little girl looked unaffected by the long lines outside of the city’s registration center. 287 more words
The World Press Photo exhibition at the Brisbane Powerhouse is a testament to the quality and power of contemporary press photography. This collection of images from the 2015 competition highlights the horrifyingly fragile state of our world – terrorism in Paris, gang violence in Honduras, the perilous journey of refugees in overcrowded wooden boats crossing the Mediterannean, and the sheer volume of refugees arriving in Eurpoe, the aftermath of an avalanche and an eartquake in Nepal, explosions in a chemical storage facility in China, the impact of Chernobyl over the past 30 years, sexual assualt in America’s military, trade in poached ivory now financing rebel armed militia across Africa and, while beautiful, images highlighting that over a third of the world’s chameleon species are now threatened with extinction. 347 more words