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Matt Black Fence post. Allensworth has a population of 471 and 54% live below the poverty level. Allensworth, California, USA. 2014. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Matt Black Rainstorm. York has a population of 43,718 and 37.1% live below the poverty level. York, Pennsylvania, USA. 2015. © Matt Black | Magnum Photos
Lorenzo Meloni A painting inside a destroyed building. Kobane, Syria. August 9, 2015. © Lorenzo Meloni | Magnum Photos
Lorenzo Meloni A man searching for his belongings between the rubble. Saada, Yemen. September 10, 2015. © Lorenzo Meloni | Magnum Photos
Carolyn Drake Hotel room. Zhetisay, Kazakhstan. 2009. © Carolyn Drake | Magnum Photos
Carolyn Drake Nicknamed "The Door To Hell," Darvaza gas crater has been burning since 1971 when Soviet geologists tried burning off the gas in an underground cavern to prevent poisoning. Darvaza, Turkmenistan. 2 (...)
Max Pinckers A Sudden Gust of Wind (after Wall & Hokusai). Saitama, Japan. 2015. © Max Pinckers | Magnum Photos
Max Pinckers Protected Stone. Tokyo, Japan. 2015. © Max Pinckers | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of Somayyeh. Tehran, Iran. 2014. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Mahud, climbing the wall of the abandoned empty swimming pool, which is the only quiet place he can find to practice his singing. Tehran, Iran. 2014. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos

New Blood showcases the work of six photographers who have recently joined the ranks of Magnum Photos as nominees. The exhibition includes work by Matt Black, Sohrab Hura, Lorenzo Meloni, Max Pinckers, Newsha Tavakolian, and Carolyn Drake. Collectively, the works demonstrate the diverse visual language of the photographers working both in traditional photojournalism and a more art-based practice.

Featuring in the Magnum Print Room show is Matt Black’s The Geography of Poverty series, which combines geotagged photographs with census data to map and document poor communities; Carolyn Drake’s Two Rivers follows the Amu Darya and Syr Daryarivers from their endpoints to the source; Sohrab Hura’s distinctive, dream-like, black and white photographs from the series Life is Everywhere; Recent photographs by Lorenzo Meloni taken in Yemen, Syria and Libya; Max Pinckers’ theatrical take on documentary; and work from Newsha Tavakolian’s series Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album are be on display in the London space.

The London Print Room is open Wednesday to Friday, 11.30AM to 4PM.