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The Magnum Digest: 13th August, 2021

Khalik Allah’s photographs in a music video by Nas, Emin Ozmen documents Afghan refugees fleeing Taliban, and Bruce Gilden’s portraits of conservatives in Florida

Khalik Allah From video shoot for Nas. 2021. © Khalik Allah | Magnum Photos

Khalik Allah’s images appear in Nas music video

A new music video by US rapper Nas features the stills photography of Magnum photographer Khalik Allah. Titled ‘Rare’, the track is Nas’ first single release from his new album, King’s Disease II. You can watch the video on Youtube here.

Khalik Allah From video shoot for Nas. 2021. © Khalik Allah | Magnum Photos

Emin Özmen’s images of Afghan refugees in Le Monde

A story in Le Monde reports on the recent growth in numbers of refugees fleeing Afghanistan following the advance of the Taliban in the country. On assignment for the newspaper, Emin Özmen travelled to Lake Van in Turkey, at its border with Iran, to photograph the refugees as they arrived in the country. You can read the story online here as well as in the print edition of the paper.

Emin Özmen Turkey, Van. 2021. August 6. After having spotted a Turkish gendarmerie car with all lights on and sirens wailing driving towards them, migrants run away to avoid being caught. The Turkish govern (...)

Bruce Gilden photographs conservatives in Florida

A story in Vanity Fair examines the state of Florida as a hub of right-wing political support through profiles of individuals who played key roles Donald Trump’s presidential campaigns. Bruce Gilden was commissioned by the magazine to take portraits of Republican lobbyist Roger Stone and media pundit Ann Coulter for the feature. Read more online here.

Bruce Gilden USA. Florida. Palm Beach. 2021. Roger Stone (center). © Bruce Gilden | Magnum Photos

Magnum 2020 book is featured in Hyperallergic

The group publication Magnum 2020, a book which sees Magnum photographers sharing their documentation of a year of tumultuous events around the world, touching on the political and personal. Hyperallergic featured the book in an article online this week. Read it here and get a copy of the book here.

Peter van Agtmael 2020. Tulsa, Oklahoma. USA. President Trump's first rally in the COVID-19 pandemic era at the BOK Center in Tulsa. Attendance was sparse. © Peter van Agtmael | Magnum Photos

Olivia Arthur interviewed by Digital Camera World

Digital Camera World spoke to Olivia Arthur about her career and practice ahead of her upcoming talk at The Photography Show. She discussed the equipment she uses, creating photography that is intimate, and the role of the professional photographer. Read it here.

From the series "In Private." India, Mumbai, 2018. © Olivia Arthur / Magnum Photos
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