Picture Of Dresses Drapped On Crosses by Amber Bracken Wins 2022 World Press Photo of the Year
A photograph by Canadian photographer Amber Bracken titled “Kamloops Residential School” has won the 2022 World Press Photo of the Year award.
The photo shows children’s clothing hung on crosses commemorating the more than two hundred children who died of maltreatment, neglect and disease at the Kamloops Indian Residential School in British Columbia.
The annual World Press Photo of the Year award is part of the World Press Photo Awards, organized by the Dutch foundation World Press Photo.
The award rewards photographers for the best single exposure pictures contributing to the past year of visual journalism.