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Join Magnum photographer and publisher of Burn Magazine David Alan Harvey in conversation with other speakers, to discuss the creative possibilities of photography and the digital space.

The other speakers will be announced soon.

Born in San Francisco, David Alan Harvey was raised in Virginia. When he was 20 he lived with and documented the lives of a black family living in Norfolk, and the resulting book, Tell It Like It Is, was published in 1966. He was named Magazine Photographer of the Year by the National Press Photographers Association in 1978.

Harvey went on to shoot over forty essays for National Geographic magazine. He has covered stories around the world, including projects on French teenagers, the Berlin Wall, Maya culture, Vietnam, Native Americans, Mexico and Naples, and a recent feature on Nairobi.

He has published two major books, Cuba and Divided Soul, based on his extensive work on the Spanish cultural migration into the Americas, and his book Living Proof (2007) deals with hip-hop culture.

Harvey is founder and editor of the award-winning Burn magazine, featuring iconic and emerging photographers in print and online. His latest books, (based on a true story) and Tell It Like It Is, were published by BurnBooks.

Harvey joined Magnum as a nominee in 1993 and became a full member in 1997.

This event is part of the Magnum Photos Now talks programme at the Barbican Centre. Tickets can be purchased from the Barbican Centre here.