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The Magnum Digest: January 11, 2019

Watch a film on Martin Parr, read the story of climate change behind Jean Gaumy’s arctic work, see Newsha Tavakolian’s Mulhouse exhibition, and more this week

Martin Parr West Bay, a small seaside town in Dorset. England. GB. 1996. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos

Martin Parr on NOWNESS

As part of an ongoing series, Photographers in Focus, NOWNESS presented a video exploring the practice of Martin Parr. Watch the film, follow the photographer shooting, and hear about Parr’s unique approach from the man himself here.

The Art of Street Photography, the first online course from Magnum Photos. Learn tips first-hand from Martin here. Subscribers to Creative Review can read more about The Art of Street Photography in Martin Parr’s interview, here. “It’s a good opportunity for people to pay a much smaller fee and actually have almost the pleasure of going on six different workshops, hearing how photographers work and more importantly seeing how they work,” Parr tells the publication.

Martin Parr Copacabana Beach. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 2007. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos

Jean Gaumy’s Arctic

Jean Gaumy’s photographs from the Arctic have been featured in an article about climate change on NRC. On a 2018 trip to Greenland, the photographer joined a scientific mission of the BeBEST International Arctic Laboratory in Daneborg. Read the NRC article on climate change here.

Jean Gaumy Cap Browsing. Mission BeBest. Daneborg station and around. Young Sund fjord. NE Greenland. Greenland. April 30 to May 17 2018. © Jean Gaumy | Magnum Photos
Jean Gaumy Basalt Island. Mission BeBest. Daneborg station and around. Young Sund fjord. NE Greenland. Greenland. April 30 to May 17 2018. © Jean Gaumy | Magnum Photos

Newsha Tavakolian’s Solo Show Opens

A new solo show, presenting an immersive journey through the major projects of Newsha Tavakolian opened in Mulhouse this week. I know why the rebel sings includes: Iraq, Listen, Look, Ocalan’s Angels, Blank Pages of an Iranian Photo Album, Iran Wall, A Thousand Words for a Picture I Never Took, and FARC Women.

More information, including related talks and events here.

Newsha Tavakolian Portrait of Somayyeh. Teheran, Iran. 2014. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos
Newsha Tavakolian Iranian paramilitary Baseej forces reenact the Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988) in the south of Tehran. Iran 2015. © Newsha Tavakolian | Magnum Photos

New Bangkok Workshop Announced

Join Magnum photographer Richard Kalvar on the streets of Bangkok for an intensive three-day workshop from Magnum Photos. For more information and to apply go here.

Richard Kalvar Woman looking at herself in store window. New York City. USA. 1969. © Richard Kalvar | Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka on Marie Claire Italy

As an exhibition of Josef Koudelka’s Prague Spring work opens in Palermo, Marie Claire Italy present an interview with the esteemed Magnum photographer. See the article here. Read an extensive feature on the Prague Spring, as captured by Koudelka, here.

Josef Koudelka Warsaw Pact troops invasion. Prague, Czechoslovakia. August 1968. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
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