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Friday, April 27, 2012

World Press Photo 2012 Lisbon, Portugal

From 27th April through 20th May 2012, the Electricity Museum in Lisbon, in partneship with Visão magazine, hosts the World Press Photo 2012 exhibition tour.

This year's edition gathers over 160 awarded photographs selected from over 101254 images submited by 5247 photographers from 124 countries.

Samuel Aranda was the winner of the World Press Photo of the Year 2011, with a photo taken on 15 October 2011 while he was working in Yemen on assignment for the New York Times.
The photo depicts a woman holding her 18 year old son Zayed in her arms, victim of tear gas during the clashes in Sanaa, inside a mosque used as a field hospital by demonstrators against the 33 year-old regime of President Ali Abdullah Saleh. The photo became a reference image of the Arab Spring (الثورات العربية‎)

The World Press Photo 2012 in Lisbon, Portugal, can be visited Tuesday to Sunday (10.00 - 18.00).
Entrance is free.
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