©Photo by ⑥Adam Ferguson, Commissioned by The New York Times

Win A Pair Of Tickets To The World Press Photo 2018 Exhibition!

This Month's Art & Culture Giveaway

By The Savvy Team
June 7, 2018

Post a comment to win a free pair of tickets to this newly launched exhibition in Tokyo! 

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For our latest giveaway, we have five pairs of tickets to see the World Press Photo 2018 Exhibition at the Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography. 

José Víctor Salazar Balza (28) catches fire amid violent clashes with riot police during a protest against President Nicolás Maduro, in Caracas, Venezuela. Photo credit: Venezuela Crisis, Ronaldo Schemidt, May 3, 2017, Venezuela, Commissioned by Agence France Presse

About The Exhibition

A photo exhibition depicting the gravity of some of the world’s most severe conflicts and pressing issues, this eye-opening event brings together the award-winning works of 42 international photographers divided into eight categories: Spot News, Long-term Projects, People, Nature, Sports, Environment, General News and Contemporary Issues.

Rockhopper penguins live up to their name as they navigate the rugged coastline of Marion Island, a South African Antarctic Territory in the Indian Ocean. Credit: Thomas P. Peschak/www.thomaspeschak.com

Since its launch in 1955 in Amsterdam, World Press Photo has become the world’s most prestigious photography competition and one of the most successful worldwide exhibitions, annually presenting a number of visual stories from across the world. Marking its 61st anniversary, this year’s exhibition features the award-winning photos of Ronaldo Schemidt’s “Venezuela Crisis” depicting a man caught on fire during violent clashes with police in Venezuela (Agence France Presse); Adam Ferguson’s “Boko Haram Strapped Suicide Bombs” (The New York Times) depicting a Nigerian teenage girl who was kidnapped by Boko Haram and assigned a suicide bombing mission, but managed to escape and find help instead of detonating the bombs; Thomas P. Peschak’s “Jump,” the snap photo of several rockhopper penguins navigating the rugged coastline of Marion Island in the Indian Ocean; Ivor Prickett’s “The Battle for Mosul,” depicting an unidentified young boy being carried out of the last ISIS-controlled area in Mosul, Iraq (The New York Times), and more. 

Aisha, age 14, stands for a portrait in Maiduguri, Borno State, Nigeria on Sept. 21, 2017. Aisha was kidnapped by Boko Haram then assigned a suicide bombing mission. After she was strapped with explosives, she found help instead of blowing herself and others up. Photo by Adam Ferguson for The New York Times. Photo credit: Adam Ferguson, September 21, 2017, Australia, Commissioned by The New York Times

As difficult it is to watch, this exhibition is a must-see for all of us. The exposition runs from Sat, June 9 through Sun, August 5, 2018. For more details, click here.

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