World Press Photo Exhibition 2022

Ground Floor Gallery
Free exhibition, no tickets required

The World Press Photo Exhibition showcases the best and most important photojournalism and documentary photography from around the world.

Presenting the results of the foundation’s annual photo contest, the annual World Press Photo Exhibition showcases the best photojournalism and documentary photography of the last year. For its 65th edition, the contest saw 4,066 photographers from 130 countries enter 64,823 photographs. The winners were chosen by an independent jury awarding 24 winners and six honourable mentions.

The works of each of the winning photographers a represented in this exhibition.

Step outside the news cycle and think critically about important topics in our world.

The State Library is a partner of the World Press Photo Foundation. Find out more at

This page last updated on 18 August 2022