September 6, 2013 — Global issues and striking images converge at prestigious photojournalism exhibition World Press Photo, back on display in Montréal’s Marché Bonsecours. From September 4 to 29, 2013, current affairs buffs and photography enthusiasts alike will be flocking to contemplate the prize-winning photos, taken by professional photographers around the globe.
Intended for a large audience, the world’s most renowned traveling exhibition features 150 of the year’s most powerful press photographs, selected among over 100,000 entries by an international jury of experts. One of the most important photographic events on the fall cultural calendar in Montréal, World Press Photo is also presented in over 100 different cities across the globe every year.
This veritable feast for photo lovers far and wide introduces two new exhibitions to complement World Press Photo: for the first time, Regards Oxfam-Québec showcases exclusive snapshots captured in Burkina Faso by Montréal photojournalist Émilie Régnier. Displayed as visual narratives, 12 photographic assignments and 6 multimedia projects focusing on human rights are unveiled as part of the 5th edition of international contest AnthropoGraphia.