It has only been a few weeks since the 2020 LOBA winners, Luca Locatelli and Gonçalo Fonseca, were honoured at this year’s award ceremony – an event that also marked the opening of the jubilee exhibition, ’40 Years of Leica Oskar Barnack Award’ at the Ernst Leitz Museum in Wetzlar.
Now the LOBA is also being celebrated in China: the showcase ‘People and Place’ comprises winning projects from the award’s four-decade history – allowing viewers to revisit the work of numerous renowned photographers, and retrace the development of photojournalism over the past forty years.
Along with the 2020 LOBA winners, the exhibition includes six series from this year’s shortlist: the entries of LOBA finalists Ragnar Axelsson, Matthew Abbott, Vincent Fournier, Maïmouna Guerresi, Cristina de Middel, and Davide Monteleone are also displayed within the extravagant rooms of the SCoP.
Established in 2015 by Chinese photographer Liu Heung Shing, the Shanghai Center of Photography (SCoP) is China’s first museum entirely dedicated to photography. Over the past several years, the illustrious venue in the metropolis of Shanghai has hosted numerous exhibitions by international and Chinese photographers alike.
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