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Nov 21, 2019
Spend a year studying photography in Paris with mentoring from Magnum photographers and Magnum staff

Now in its sixth year, the Creative Documentary and Photojournalism course with Magnum Photos and Spéos Photo School is open for application. This intensive one-year course will take place in Paris from September 2020 to July 2021, and will culminate with a graduate show at the Magnum Photos gallery... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 19, 2019
by Emin Ozmen
Since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a ground and air assault on northern Syria against Kurdish militants on oct 9th, insisting that it is fighting terrorism, border towns have been paying a heavy price as they’ve been under rocket and mortar fire.
With already 20 dead and 80 wounded in Turkey, communities have been hurt at home and old wounds and anxieties have reopened in southeast... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 19, 2019
by Rafal Milach
"30 years passed since the collapse of Berlin Wall. Contemporary status of the former death strip - a piece of land between eastern (outside) and western (inside) circle of the wall ranges from memorials to recreation spots with a very few genuine structures of border architecture left around Berlin. The representation of the Berlin Wall moved to symbolic space either historical or touristic.
The stories... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 12, 2019
by Peter van Agtmael
Lebanon is witnessing its biggest protests for fifteen years, with huge crowds marching in anger at corruption and the cost of living. The protests were triggered by a tax on WhatsApp voice calls, that the government quickly ditched, and leads to the resignation of prime minister Saad Hariri after reaching 'Dead End' in resolving anti-government protests which has paralyzed the country for nearly two... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 12, 2019
by Sohrab Hura
The sound of the cage crashing to the ground tore through the house. The crow had escaped. A light came on, and on the bed Madhu tottered from left to right, trying to find her head. Her hands clasped at the smooth top of her torso, her head, before falling still for a moment and then again repeating the motion, frantically...

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Featured Essays
Nov 12, 2019
by Magnum Photographers
The Berlin Wall stretched over a hundred miles. It ran not only through the centre of Berlin, but also wrapped around West Berlin, entirely cutting West Berlin off from the rest of East Germany.
By 1989 it had been transformed into an 80 meter wide no-man’s-land, with an additional inner wall, soldiers patrolling with dogs, a raked ground that showed footprints, anti-vehicle trenches, electric fences,... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 12, 2019
by Magnum Photographers
Magnum Streetwise is an unmissable deep dive through the archive revealing the photographs and practices that have helped define what street photography is and can be. Magnum photographers such as Henri Cartier-Bresson pioneered ‘modern’ concepts of street photography before the term was even coined. But their influence is far from historic. A rich seam of street photography runs through the heart... More...
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