Sebastiao Salgado Receives Peace Prize Of The German Book Trade

In This Photo: Wim Wenders
Wim Wenders speaks the Laudation for the Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado during the award ceremony of the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade at St. Paul's Church (Paulskirche) on October 20, 2019 in Frankfurt am Main, Germany. The Board of Trustees issued the following statement with regard to their choice: 'In doing so, the association and its members have chosen to honour an exceptional visual artist who has continually campaigned on behalf of peace and social justice and whose entire photographic oeuvre lends a sense of urgency to the global debate surrounding nature conservation and environmental protection.'
(Oct. 19, 2019 - Source: Getty Images Europe)