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Alex Majoli
Italian, b. 1971 (Member)
It didn't took so long before we decided to burn the sofa that Andy brought 7 years ago in Cesura. It was dirty, ugly, smelly, rotten in any sense, but Andy with all his determination was sleeping there every time he was coming to the "office".
We had a wonderful night on the bank's of the tidone river remembering our friend killed by a mortar on May 25th (same day Capa died) near Donetsk , and Read full story
Featured Essays
Feb 26, 2019
For eight years and across several continents, Alex Majoli has been photographing events and non-events. Political demonstrations, humanitarian emergencies, and quiet moments of everyday life. What holds all these images together is a sense of theatre. A sense that we are all actors, all playing the parts that history and circumstance demand of us. Majoli’s photographs result from his own performance.... More...
Jan 23, 2019
Magnum Live Lab/19 is the first experimental laboratory of the international photographic agency Magnum to be held in Russia.
The idea of the Live Lab which has already taken place in Paris, London, and Shenzhen is to open up the creative process of making, editing and presenting a photographic project for an audience. It is also a collaborative process between the photographers — Thomas Dworzak (Germany),... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 6, 2018
American fashion designer Virgil Abloh became Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for menswear in March. He’s the first black man and American from outside of New York to reach this respected post. Abloh’s work is generally classified as luxury streetwear, a style he developed under his Milan-based brand, Off-White.

In June Alex Majoli photographed Abloh at Louis Vuitton’s Paris headquarters and at... More...
Jun 1, 2018
Join Alex Majoli as he gives a presentation of his work and practice

Since 20 May 2018 ten scholars have participated in an intensive masterclass with Magnum photographer Alex Majoli, developing new work and honing their craft as photographers. The participants were selected for their free scholarships after an extensive open call process.

As the masterclass culminates on June 7, Magnum Photos and... More...
Featured Essays
Mar 6, 2018
Italy’s election campaign took a violent turn on February 3rd, when an Italian man in the central town of Macerata opened fire on African migrants, wounding six of them.
As consequence, violent debates between political parties focused on Immigration as a central topic in the run-up to the Italian election on March 4th.
Alex Majoli documented Macerata in the aftermath of the shoot, and during the presidential... More...