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Prix Carmignac

Zawiyah, June 2016 © Narciso Contreras For The Fondation Carmignac

Prix Carmignac

This exhibition shows – for the first time ever in the Low Countries – works by Narciso Contreras, winner of the internationally renowned Carmignac Photojournalism award.

Narciso Contreras won the Prix Carmignac in 2016 for his series ‘Libya: A Human Marketplace’, exposing human trafficking practices in Libya. His powerful images give a human face to the inhumane circumstances asylum seekers and illegal migrants are subject to in Libyan transit centers, waiting to be sold into modern day slavery.

Narciso Contreras' work will be exhibited until September 30, due to success.

About Prix Carmignac

Since 2009 the Carmignac Foundation supports photographers undertaking investigative photojournalism projects in areas of the world where fundamental human rights are being violated. Thanks to the publicity that comes with the award, it shines a light on hidden humanitarian crises and gives independent research journalism a much needed push.

Surman, June 2016 © Narciso Contreras For The Fondation Carmignac

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