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The Magnum Digest: What Not to Miss This Week

A podcast interview, a video exchange, an exhibition of new work and more from Magnum photographers this week

Mark Power Home. England. 2017. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos

Magnum Home

This week Magnum and Fujifilm’s project ‘HOME’ launched, a major collaborative project involving 16 photographers and culminating in a five-city exhibition and photobook. See more information about HOME here.

David Hurn Wild pony colt. Cold tourists in the rain in the background. Brecon Beacons, Wales, Great Britain. 1974. © David Hurn | Magnum Photos

David Hurn &  Daniel Meadows

Ffoton brought photographers and close friends David Hurn and Daniel Meadows together for a private session in the new photography gallery at the Museum of Wales in Cardiff.

Colleagues and teachers on the original respected Documentary Photography course in Newport founded by David Hurn, they discuss some of the images exhibited from the private collection recently donated to the museum by the Magnum photographer – a world-class selection of images with many collected over sixty years through Hurn’s unique print ‘swap’ approach.

See the film here. Read Magnum’s interview with David Hurn about donating his collection to the Museum of Wales here.

Stuart Franklin Pockmarked statue of Rameses II in the Qirtasi temple on the island of Kalabsha on the river Nile. Aswan, Egypt. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos

Temples of Stone

Ahead of the opening of the London exhibition at the Leica space, Wallpaper* magazine has featured Stuart Franklin‘s Temples of Stone. Read the article here. Read Magnum’s interview with Stuart Franklin about the work here.

Christopher Anderson Cherries spilled on crosswalk. New York, USA. 2014. © Christopher Anderson | Magnum Photos

A Small Voice

Magnum photographer Christopher Anderson is the featured guest on photography podcast A Small Voice. Anderson discusses the kind of photographer he is, portraiture, and his near-death experience, amongst other things. Listen to it here.

 

Carolyn Drake Around midnight on June 8, 2009, Laura S. and three friends were stopped near Pharr, Tex. for a minor traffic infraction. The officer asked for immigration papers, but only Laura’s cousin was able (...)

When Deportation Is a Death Sentence

On commission for The New Yorker, Carolyn Drake photographed the story When Deportation is a Death Sentence. The piece tells the story of a young mother who was killed in Mexico after being urged to sign a “voluntary return” from.

Read the feature here.