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May 20, 2015
Magnum Photos and Speos Photo School are partnering to create a new and unique one-year master class for Creative Documentary & Photojournalism in Paris.

The Creative Documentary & Photojournalism program is designed for students who wish to pursue a career in documentary photography and/or photojournalism, in the Magnum Photos tradition of visual storytelling.

The course equips students with the... More...
May 19, 2015
by John Vink
It is a fine thread indeed for the lives of garment factory workers in Cambodia... More than 20 garment factory workers died on their way to work in Svay Rieng province this morning in a traffic accident. Tens of thousands of workers making your cheap t-shirts face the same risk every morning and evening in Cambodia when being shuttled back and forth in open trucks or overloaded vans.

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May 15, 2015
by Magnum Photographers
In this sumptuously printed, large-format publication, distinguished Magnum photographers Paolo Pellegrin and Alex Majoli present a collaborative document of the Congo and its people. Bringing together the best of each photographer’s personal styles as well as experimental forays into abstraction and collage, this volume captures what Alain Mabanckou describes as a full range of the landscape, “from... More...
May 13, 2015
by Abbas Abbas
In 1976, I spent two days at Le Monde for a story - see this distro.

When I return almost forty years later, a tradition started by founder Hubert Beuve-Méry is still respected : journalists and editors are standing up at the daily morning conference where the day’s afternoon newspaper is finalized. Everything else has changed: editors and journalists are much younger; women were the exception in... More...
May 12, 2015
by Bieke Depoorter
This years invitee of the Festival Image Singulières, Bieke Depoorter explores the town of Sète, France at night.
The photos of this project will be on show from the 13th to 31st of May 2015 at the Chapelle Haute of Sète.

Book information:
Sète #15. Le voyage nocturne de Bieke Depoorter à Sète.
Le Bec en l'Air publisher. 2015.
Text by Christian Caujolle.

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Featured Essays
May 11, 2015
by Alex Webb
“Pepper it was that brought Vasco da Gama's tall ships across the ocean…first to Calicut and later… to Cochin… we were 'not so much sub-continent as sub-condiment,’ as my distinguished mother had it.”
- Salman Rushdie, The Moor's Last Sigh

Spices are no longer the impetus of conquest and colonization they once were, but they continue to suffuse cuisines worldwide. Spices have long defined the rich,... More...