World Press Photo 2007


One of my favourite photographic events to hit the city and now in its 6th year at Brookfield Place, World Press Photo. The exhibit showcases the finest in photojournalism. Art that makes you think, laugh and cry. (There are some disturbing images though they are tactfully displayed and shielded from general public view).

I was interested to hear there is little to no budget for this project and that it survives on sponsorship and donations. Amazing! They have even gone so far as have a Globe & Mail photographer, professors, photo editors and other media professionals providing free lectures for the public. Better yet high school students have had tours of the show as part of their curriculum. I couldn’t think of a better idea. All the sponsors and volunteers should be commended for their efforts. You make Toronto proud!

Well check it out before 6pm today because the exhibition will be on its way to Belgium… That’s right Montreal and Toronto are (or were) the only Canadian stops for this International exhibit.

World Press Photo 2007

Allen Lambert Galleria,
Brookfield Place (formerly BCE Place)
181 Bay St, Toronto
October 2 – 24, 2007

7am – 10pm daily – including Sundays
Closes Wednesday, October 24 at 6pm

(Today is the last Day!!!)

2 Comments so far

  1. sikander (unregistered) on October 24th, 2007 @ 9:34 am

    Thanks for posting about this on the last day of the event :(

  2. swoononeone (unregistered) on October 25th, 2007 @ 10:50 pm

    Sorry about the late post. Hit by a work/play imbalance. I pass this building nearly everyday so I CHECKED IT OUT many times. Didn’t get to post about until it was nearly over literally.

    There’s always the archive for all the previous years shows (including the 2007 gallery on the worldpress site)

    Until next year…

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