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’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.
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.
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.
Alex Majoli’s Scene
The new book by Magnum photographer Alex Majoli, Scene, 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.