Nineteenth edition of the World Press Photo in which the photographs and multimedia pieces that have received this prestigious international award for photojournalism are exhibited. In this photographic exhibition held at the CCCB you will find the photographs deserving of the award in the 2023 edition.
The exhibition is considered worldwide as the most important in the field of photojournalism and stands out for the quality of its photographs, as well as for the debate and criticism generated by each work exhibited, without censorship or manipulation.
The World Press Photo contest divides the world into six regions to ensure a greater representation and diversity of authors and stories, so there are currently regional prizes and global prizes that are chosen from among the regional winners.
World Press Photo 2023 Global Winners
The global winners of this edition are as follows:
- World Press Photo of the Year Award: Evgeniy Maloletka, Ukraine, Mariupol Maternity Hospital Airstrike, for Associated Press.
- Best Photo Story Award: Mads Nissen, Denmark, The Price of Peace in Afghanistan, for Politiken/Panos Pictures.
- Best Long Form Project Award: Anush Babajanyan, Armenia, for Battered Waters for VII Agency/National Geographic Society.
- Best Open Format Work Award: Mohamed Mahdy, Egypt, for Here, the Doors Don't Know Me, a collaborative web project.
The Photographic Social Vision Foundation, organizer of the event, is expanding the exhibition with guided tours and other parallel activities with the aim of generating debate on the value and challenges of photojournalism, as well as delving deeper into the themes addressed or suggested in the winning projects.