The World Photography Organisation announced category winners and more than 100 shortlisted photographers of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020, one of the world’s leading photography competitions. Made of ten different categories – architecture, creative, culture, landscape, motion, natural world & wildlife, portraiture, still life, street photography, travel – this year’s edition was judged by Gisela Kayser, managing and artistic director at Freundeskreis Willy-Brandt-Haus.
Rosaria Sabrina Pantano is the architecture category winner: Emotional Geography is a black and white picture representing a pyramid by Italian artist Mauro Staccioli, 38° Parallelo, at the Fiumara d’Arte open museum in Sicily. The sculpture made of corten is in fact placed at the exact point where geographical coordinates meet the 38th parallel.
Among the shortlisted photographers of the category, Wen Lu presented Line, in which crowded village houses are perfectly separated by a forest reserve in China. Moreover, the work of Paul Crudgington, Preston Bus Station, represents a building in the North West of England taken from its top floor. Winning and shortlisted images will be celebrated online, while the exhibition has been cancelled due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
- Open competition of the Sony World Photography Awards 2020
- Produced by:
- World Photography Organisation
- Sony Corporation