Discover World Press Photo 2024

  • Past Event
Talks & Ideas
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Discover the stories behind the 2024 World Press Photo Exhibition in a special event with Jury Chair for Europe, Anastasia Taylor-Lind.

Event Information

Past Event
General Admission:  
Library Auditorium, Lower Ground 1, Macquarie Street Building

1 Shakespeare Place
Sydney NSW 2000
+61 2 9273 1414

Photographer standing on blank background


To mark the opening of the World Press Photo Exhibition at the State Library of NSW, hear from the Jury Chair for Europe Anastasia Taylor-Lind about the 2024 World Press Photo Contest and the winning photographs.

Following Anastasia’s talk, explore the World Press Photo Exhibition in the Library’s Galleries, where you can hear more about the stories behind the photos and why they are important.

Supported by FUJIFILM Australia.


Anastasia Taylor-Lind is a photojournalist who has been reporting on women, war and violence for the last 20 years. She is a National Geographic Society Explorer, a TED fellow and a 2016 Harvard Nieman fellow. Anastasia has been photographing the war in Ukraine since it started in 2014. An overview of this work was exhibited at Imperial War Museums in the UK in 2022.

Her monograph Maidan: Portraits from the Black Square documented the Revolution of Dignity and was published by GOST books in 2014. Her first poetry collection One Language was published by Smith|Doorstop in 2022. Anastasia holds Master’s degrees in Documentary Photography and Poetry. She is the 2024 World Press Photo Contest Europe jury chair.