Taryn Simon’s “A Living Man Declared Dead and Other Chapters I-XVIII” traces 18 bloodlines around the world, from test rabbits in Australia to the living dead in India. In this collaboration with Art.sy Films, Simon explores the inherent ambiguities and challenges of tracing, recording, and describing lineages—what she calls “a collision of order and disorder.”
World Press Photo supports The Pedro Meyer Foundation in Mexico to enhance the education and training of (photo)journalists there.
The Pedro Meyer Foundation contributes to the reflection, interpretation, and research regarding the photographic image within the framework of the new technologies. The partnership between World Press Photo and the Pedro Meyer Foundation aims to improve production and distribution skills of visual journalists in Mexico and the wider region, offering a online diploma course. worldpressphoto.org/Academy/Mexico
Direction and Interview: Carly Diaz
Camera and Editing: Jochem Bakker
Music: Numbers by Mark.Nine and Drive In by Henri Patterson