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World Press Photo Contest winners on show at NSW State Library

Thursday 16 May 2019

See the world’s best photojournalism from 2018 when the annual World Press Photo Exhibition opens at the State Library of NSW on Saturday 25 May 2019.

The highly anticipated exhibition will feature over 150 powerful and evocative images and photo stories, selected from 78,801 entries by 4,738 photographers from 129 different countries.

Australian photographers Chris McGrath (based in Istanbul), David Gray (based in Sydney) and Andrew Quilty (based in Afghanistan) are among this year’s winners.

The World Press Photo Exhibition 2019 is on show in the Library’s new galleries from 25 May to 23 June 2019.

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