Reading Time: 4 minutes The work condemns the abusive kafala system in Lebanon, where women from Sierra Leone are recruited through a human trafficking network
Reading Time: 2 minutes Named moving image winner of OpenWalls Arles 2021, Campos’s film Samba de Lamento explores the different layers of her hybrid cultural identity
Reading Time: 5 minutes Years after thousands of migrants arrived in the EU, they remain in temporary accommodation. Now, they demand to be heard
Reading Time: 4 minutes On the day of US President-Elect Joe Biden’s inauguration, the Mexican photographer reflects on her Female in Focus 2020 winning series, conceived last year in a bid to convince American citizens to vote Trump out of office
Reading Time: 2 minutes The photographer retraces the migration routes of her family, from Georgia to Armenia to Russia
Reading Time: 2 minutes Blending portraits with defunct bolívar banknotes, Felipe Jácome captures the exhaustion of Venezuelan migrants and the broken country from which they flee
Reading Time: < 1 minute The pioneering photographer, curator, writer and activist live in conversation with BJP
Reading Time: < 1 minute In the 1930s, more than 70,000 people sought refuge in Britain from Nazi-dominated Europe. Among them were a group of women photographers, now brought together in a new exhibition
Reading Time: 2 minutes Italian-Togolaise artist Silvia Rosi looks back on her family history and explores her heritage through the tradition of head-carrying
Reading Time: 6 minutes A shortlist of six images have been announced for this year’s World Press Photo of the Year, and three photographers shortlisted for a new award that celebrates visual storytelling – the World Press Story of the Year.
The six images shortlisted for World Press Photo of the Year are: Victims of an Alleged Gas Attack Receive Treatment in Eastern Ghouta by Mohammed Badra (Syria); Almajiri Boy by Marco Gualazzini (Italy); Being Pregnant After FARC Child-Bearing Ban by Catalina Martin-Chico (France/Spain); Covering the Disappearance of Jamal Khashoggi by Chris McGrath (Australia); Crying Girl on the Border by John Moore (United States); and Akashinga – the Brave Ones by Brent Stirton (South Africa).
The three nominees for the World Press Story of the Year are Marco Gualazzini (Italy), Pieter Ten Hoopen (Netherlands/Sweden), and Lorenzo Tugnoli (Italy) – making Gualazzini the first photographer to have been nominated for both the World Press Photo of the Year and the World Press Story of the Year.