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#Future of Cities exhibition at Somerset House, London

12 Panos photographers, in collaboration with Sony’s Global Imaging Ambassadors (SGIA) programme, have photographed in cities across the world over the past nine months to produce a highly topical exhibition on the subject of the Future of Cities.

Building on the notion that three quarters of the world’s population could be living in cities by the middle of the 21st century, each photographers has tried to address different issues, developments and challenges now affecting cities globally and to document innovative solutions being devised to accommodate the ever growing urban populations.

The result of this work will now be exhibited at:

Somerset House
East Wing
London WC2R 1LA

from 24 April until 10 May 2015.

Tickets are available from These tickets are also valid for the 2015 World Photography Exhibition which is showing in the West Wing of Somerset House.

Click HERE to download the press release.

The locations covered in the project are: Bangkok, Kuala Lumpur, Kinshasa, Beijing, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Singapore, Bristol, Medellin, Kathmandu, London, Mumbai and Johannesburg. Here, below, samples of some of the work.


Beijing, China © Adam Dean

Mumbai, India © Sanjit Das

A Giant Robot Combats Traffic and Corruption in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo
Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of Congo © Brian Sokol

Tokyo, Japan © Noriko Hayashi


Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia © Sanjit Das

Los Angeles, USA © Carolyn Drake

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil © Lianne Milton

Bangkok, Thailand © Zackary Canepari

Here some images of the exhibition in situ.


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Panos links

#Future of Cities I
#Future of Cities II
#Future of Cities III
#Future of Cities IV
#Future of Cities V

External links




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