Magnum Photos • 70 Symposium • Past, Present, Future

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Past Artist Talk

Magnum Photos at 70 Symposium: Past, Present, Future

An evening of discussion and screenings offers a unique insight into the world of Magnum

David Hurn The Beatles during filming of 'A Hard Days Night'. The Beatles film was primarily shot on a moving train. Fan recognising Paul McCartney. London, England, Great Britain. 1964. © David Hurn | Magnum Photos

Hosted by Marco Bischof, filmmaker and son of Werner Bischof, and Anne-Marie Beckmann, Director Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation, and live discussions with Magnum photographers, this 2.5 hour symposium opens up the world of Magnum.

The session comprises a presentation of filmed archival material by Marco Bischof and live presentations from Newsha Tavakolian, David Hurn and Thomas Dworzak.

Screenings include filmed interviews with: Martin Parr, Bruce Gilden, Thomas Hoepker, Elliott Erwitt, Josef Koudelka, Ian Berry, Charles Harbutt, David Hurn, Chris Steele Perkins, Martine Franck, Peter van Agtmael, Peter Marlow, Inge Morath, Constantine Manos, Rene Burri, Bruce Davidson, and others.

Event in collaboration with Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation and Leica Camera Frankfurt.

Event starts at 6.30pm.

Attendance is free, but please confirm your attendance via Leica Gallery Frankfurt to or

Thomas Dworzak Collecting bricks from the bombed National Museum. Grozny. Chechen Republic, Russia. 07/1996. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos

Themes discussed

1. Early Magnum
2. The special quality of documentary photography
3. The brotherhood/Magnum Family
4. Journalism versus art
5. 70th anniversary: Magnum’s Future
6. Every photographer is his/her own master

Newsha Tavakolian Imaginary CD cover for Sahar. Mahmoudabad, Caspian Sea, Iran. 2011. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos