World Press Photo Winners 2022 – In Pictures

April 7, 2022

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World Press Photo of the Year is awarded to Amber Bracken, participant of The Center, Anderson Ranch’s Advanced Mentorship Program.

Red dresses hung on crosses along a roadside commemorate children who died at the Kamloops Indian residential school, an institution created to assimilate Indigenous children, after the detection of as many as 215 unmarked graves. “It is a kind of image that sears itself into your memory, it inspires a kind of sensory reaction. I could almost hear the quietness in this photograph, a quiet moment of global reckoning for the history of colonisation, not only in Canada but around the world” – Rena Effendi

Photograph: Amber Bracken, Canada, for The New York Times/c/o World Press Photo 2022

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