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Traveling Exhibition

The Sony World Photography Awards travels extensively each year, giving photographers even more exposure in a multitude of different countries. Exhibitions in the past have visited (among other places) New York, Milan, Paris, Berlin, Liverpool, Moscow, and Rio de Janeiro.

For Sony World Photography Awards 2020, the virtual exhibition programme has been created to give people around the world the opportunity to see curated displays specific to certain countries. See 2020 Traveling Exhibitions section for more details. 

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2020 Traveling Exhibitions

Virtual exhibitions
Italy virtual exhibition
Includes a specially curated virtual room with work by Italian photographers from Sony World Photography Awards 2020
Middle East and Africa 
Includes a specially curated virtual room with work by photographers from Middle East and Africa who entered the Sony World Photography Awards 2020
Russia virtual exhibition 
To 15 April, 2021
Includes a specially curated virtual room with work by Russian photographers from Sony World Photography Awards 2020
South East Asia virtual exhibition
To 15 April, 2021
Includes a specially curated virtual room with work by photographers from South East Asia who entered the Sony World Photography Awards 2020
Physical exhibitions 
12 June to 19 June: Open, Youth, Student Japan National Awards
20 June to 29 June: Professional (Part 1)
30 June to 9 July: Professional (Part 2)
Sony Imaging Gallery - Ginza, 6th Floor, GINZA PLACE, 5-8-1 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 104-0061

2019 Traveling Exhibitions

June 1 to 23, 2019
Tokyo, Japan
Sony Ginza Park, Tokyo

June 5 to 20, 2019
Madrid, Spain
Círculo de Bellas Artes, Madrid

June 7 to 20, 2019
Tokyo, Japan
Sony Imaging Gallery Ginza, Tokyo

July 18 to August 18, 2019
Higashikawa-cho, Hokkaido, Japan
Montbell store

July 13 to 26, 2019
Nagoya, Japan
Sony Store

August 7 to 15, 2019
Sapporo, Japan
Sony Store  

August 31 to September 28, 2019
Busan, Korea
Busan International Photo Festival, Geocheong Shipyard

September 6 to 11, 2019
Fukuoka, Japan 
Sony Store

October 10 to 25, 2019
Osaka, Japan 
Sony Store 

September 13 to November 3, 2019
Italy, Monza
Location: Monza, Viale Brianza


Date November 6 to 27, 2019 
Medellín, Colombia
Location: Museo Del Agua. Address: Parque de los Pies Descalzos, Cra. 57 # 42-139, Medellín, Antioquia, Colombia

See the Latin American Professional Award for more information
View a 360 tour of the Exhibition


October 19 to 27, 2019 
Paris, France
Location: Espace photographique de Sauroy, 58 rue Charlot, 75003 Paris

Read more information here

November 14, 2019 to February 2,  2020
Berlin, Germany
Location: Willy Brandt Haus

Past Exhibitions


Italy, Monza
Location: Monza, Viale Brianza

Italy, Sicily
Location: Palazzo Trigona, Piazza Armerina, Enna

Japan, Tokyo
Location: Sony Imaging Gallery - Ginza

Germany, Berlin
Location: Willy Brandt Haus

Paris, France
Location: Galerie GADCOLLECTION

Berlin, Germany
Location: Willy Brandt Haus

Paris, France
Location: Salon de la Photo

Milan, Italy 
Location: Reggia di Monza 

Tokyo, Japan
Location: Sony Imaging Gallery - Ginza

Bucharest, Romania
Location: Bucharest Photo Fest, Romania 

Paris, France
Location: Galerie GADCOLLECTION

Brussels, Belgium
Location: Brussels Expo, Palais 4

Enna, Italy
Location: Palazzo Trigona

New York, USA
Location: Sony Square NYC

Bratislava, Slovakia
Location: Expo@Eurovea

Milan, Italy
Location: Spazio Tadini

Cologne, Germany 
Location: PhotoKina

Berlin, Germany
Location: Willy-Brandt-Haus

Beijing, China
Location: U Space

Sicily, Italy
Location: Tonnara di Marzamemi

Paris, France
Location: Salon de le Photo

Catania, Italy
Location: Catania Aeroporto Fontanarossa | Spazio Norma

Pingyao China: Pip Festival
Location: The Cotton Mill Factory

Beijing China: PHOTO Beijing
Location: Beijing World Art Museum

Yixian China: Yixian County Photography Festival
Location: Anhui · Yixian County

Lishui China: Lishui Photo Fest
Location: Lishui Museum of Photography, The Oil Pump Factory

Lianzhou China: Lianzhou Foto Festival
Location: Guangdong, Lianzhou

China Hunan: China Phoenix Photography Biennale
Location: Hunan, Fenghuang

Bratislava, Slovakia: Month of Photography
Location: House of Art

Brussels,  Belgium: Bozar, Centre for Fine Arts
Location: Bozar

Cologne, Germany: Galerie Seippel
Location: Galeries Seippel

Cologne, Germany: Photokina
Location: koelnmesse Trade Fair and Exhibition Centre

Delhi, India: Stainless Gallery
Location: Stainless Gallery

Liverpool, UK: Liverpool One
Location: Liverpool ONE, as part of the International Festival for Business 2014

London, UK: Somerset House
Location: Somerset House

Moscow, Russian Federation: Gallery
Location: Gallery

Melbourne, Australia: Obscura Gallery
Location: Obscura Gallery

New York, USA: Powerhouse Arena
Location: Powerhouse Arena

Rio, Brazil: CCJF
Location: CCJF

Tokyo, Japan: Gallery 21
Location: Gallery 21