Magnum Digest

The Magnum Digest: April 5, 2019

Bruce Gilden photographs Harmony Korine, Sohrab Hura talks about his latest book, and more from Magnum photographers this week

Sohrab Hura Bait. India. 2018. © Sohrab Hura | Magnum Photos
Sohrab Hura India. 2018. © Sohrab Hura | Magnum Photos

Sohrab Hura’s Latest Book

Magnum photographer Sohrab Hura spoke to India’s Scroll.in about the growing violence explored in his latest book The Coast. Read the feature here. Read a Magnum interview with Hura discussing the complexity of documenting poverty and how confronting these issues led his photographic practice to evolve here. You see the trailer for Hura’s short film exploring the topics dealt with in The Coast, on Magnum, here.

Sohrab Hura The crow that escaped. India. 2015. © Sohrab Hura | Magnum Photos
Sohrab Hura Magicians. India. 2018. © Sohrab Hura | Magnum Photos

Harmony Korine by Bruce Gilden

As his latest film The Beach Bum hits cinemas, director Harmony Korine was photographed by Bruce Gilden in Florida for GQ. See the feature here. Find out about Gilden’s latest book Only God Can Judge Me here.

Bruce Gilden Filmmaker Harmony Korine. Miami, Florida. USA. 2019. © Bruce Gilden | Magnum Photos

Magnum Education on B&H Photo Video

B&H Photo Video recently spoke to members of the Magnum Education team about upcoming workshops and projects, as well as Magnum’s first online course The Art of Street Photography. Read the interview here. Find out more about The Art of Street Photography online course here.

Gregory Halpern From the project "ZZYZX". Los Angeles and vicinity. USA. 2008-2015. © Gregory Halpern | Magnum Photos

Alec Soth on The Washington Post

I Know How Furiously Your Heart is Beating is the latest book from Magnum photographer Alec Soth. This week it was featured by The Washington Post. See the feature here. Read Magnum’s interview with the photographer on his new publication here.

Alec Soth Anna. Kentfield, CA. USA. 2017. © Alec Soth | Magnum Photos

Sim Chi Yin on the BBC

Magnum nominee Sim Chi Yin appeared on the BBC radio programme The Conversation recently to discuss the exploring of family histories, in her case specifically her ongoing project One Day We Will Understand, about her photojournalist grandfather. Listen to the show here. Find out more about the photographer’s practice and the project on Magnum, here.

If you’re in London on May 3, you can watch Sim Chi Yin do a reading of the project she discussed with the BBC at the London College of Communication symposium “Visible Justice: Embodied Activism”. More information and booking here.

Sim Chi Yin From "One Day We'll Understand", 35mm, digital. 2017. © Sim Chi Yin | Magnum Photos

Alex Majoli’s Scene

The new book by Magnum photographer Alex MajoliScene, has been reviewed by Lensculture. Lensculture’s Jim Casper says the “dark”, “moody” and “cinematic book and exhibition raises questions about the role of photography as a hybrid of documentary, mediated reality, and art.” Read the full review here. Read Magnum’s interview with Majoli on this body of work here.

Buy a signed copy of the book on the Magnum Shop here.

Alex Majoli Scene #9992. Crowd at the stadium. Republic of Congo. 2013. © Alex Majoli | Magnum Photos
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