Stuart Franklin • Talk in Taipei

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Stuart Franklin Val Grande National Park, Piemonte, Italy. 2003. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos is delighted to announce a talk in Taipei led by its award-winning photographer Stuart Franklin and organized by XueXue Institute. For one evening, Stuart Franklin will talk about his career as a photojournalist, his book The Documentary Impulse, his recent role as the chair of the World Press Photo jury and news on his latest personal projects.

Stuart Franklin Crown shyness in the 'kapur' tree (Dryobalanops aromatica), one of the dipterocarps that, as they mature in the forest, develop mutual avoidance. Kepong Forest Reserve, Malaysia. 1997. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos
Stuart Franklin Beach near Beaumaris. Anglesey, Wales, Great Britain. 2004. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos

Location and tickets


Date: May 23rd
Time: 7.30pm to 9.30pm
Location: XueXue Institute, Taipei
Price: 1000NT$

More information and tickets: here

Stuart Franklin Dining room at the Sheraton Hotel. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. 2004. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos

Stuart Franklin

Stuart Franklin (b. 1956), born in Britain, studied photography and film at West Surrey College of Art and Design, BA and geography at the University of Oxford, PhD. During the 1980s, he worked as a correspondent for Sygma Agence Presse in Paris before joining Magnum Photos in 1985. He is perhaps best known for his celebrated photograph of a man defying a tank in Tiananmen Square, China, which won him a World Press Photo Award. His publications include: The Time of Trees (1999), The Dynamic City (2004), and Sea Fever (2005).

Stuart Franklin Polluted landscape affected by nickel smelter. Kola Peninsula, Russia. 2006. © Stuart Franklin | Magnum Photos