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Magnum News
May 24, 2016
by London Office
The Magnum Annual General Meeting is the agency’s only regular creative meeting of minds – a chance for photographers, estates and international staff to discuss the agency business, discuss the industry at large and review potential new photographers to join our collective.

The 69th Magnum AGM will take place in London between 23rd and 26th June, alongside an exciting and varied public program:

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Apr 14, 2016
Call for Entries: Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards 2016

Don't miss your chance to apply!

Deadline: Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Magnum Photos and LensCulture have joined forces to create one of the best new opportunities for photographers to be recognised and rewarded for their talent.

2017 marks a significant year for Magnum as we celebrate 70 years since our founding photographers toasted... More...
Magnum News
Apr 26, 2016
by Paolo Pellegrin
Paolo Pellegrin was awarded the Immersive Storytelling prize from World Press Photo with Desperate Crossings, a story he did last summer with writer Scott Anderson for New York Times Magazine.
In late July 2015 Paolo Pellegrin boarded an MSF (Doctors Without Borders) ship, the Bourbon Argos, tasked with intercepting migrant-packed vessels originating from Libya bound for Europe.
Eritrean migrants were... More...
Magnum News
Apr 13, 2016
by Magnum Photographers
Bruno Barbey and Jean Gaumy have been elected to the Academy of Fine Arts of the Institute of France. They will sit alongside Sebastiao Salgado and Yann Arthus-Bertrand, with the mission of encouraging artistic creation in all its forms and to ensure the defense of French cultural heritage.

Bruno Barbey was born in Morocco in 1941. He studied photography and graphic arts at the Ecole des Arts et Métiers... More...
Magnum News
Apr 6, 2016
by Alex Majoli
Alex Majoli has been selected to receive a 2016 Guggenheim Fellowship.

Since its establishment in 1925, the Foundation has granted more than $334 million in Fellowships to over 18,000 individuals, among whom are scores of Nobel laureates, Fields Medalists, Turing Award winners, poets laureate, members of the various national academies, winners of the Pulitzer Prize, and other important, internationally... More...
Magnum News
Mar 24, 2016
by The Magnum Foundation
Chien-Chi Chang and Thomas Dworzak have been chosen to receive 2016 Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund grants.

The Magnum Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s recipients of the Emergency Fund, a program that supports independent photographers to produce in­ depth and creative stories on underreported issues. This year's grants are made in collaboration with the Prince Claus Fund, which is... More...
Magnum News
Mar 2, 2016
by Newsha Tavakolian
We are proud to announce that 2015 Magnum Photos Nominee Newsha Tavakolian's essay Iran, Coming Out of the Shadows has won First Place in the Picture Of the Year award in the Feature Picture Story category.
A self-taught photographer, Newsha began working professionally in the Iranian press at the age of 16, at the women's daily newspaper Zan. In 2002 she started working internationally, covering the... More...