Magnum Digest

The Magnum Digest: January 15, 2021

Moises Saman photographs ‘heirs of the Arab Spring’ for TIME, Lua Ribeira portrays Covid-19 inequality in London, Mark Power’s Good Morning America, part three, plus more

Moises Saman Lara Sabra, 22, is the President of the Secular Club at the American University of Beirut. Beirut, Lebanon. Remote shoot via Zoom. 21 December, 2020. © Moises Saman | Magnum Photos

Moises Saman photographs the ‘heirs of the Arab Spring’ for TIME

A piece published in TIME this week followed the story of five activists working in the Middle East, and explored how their work ten years on continues to be shaped by the events of the Arab Spring. The individuals featured, including political organizers, writers, tech pioneers, and environmental campaigners, each had a portrait taken by Magnum photographer Moises Saman. See the work online here, and in the January 18/January 23, 2021 print edition of the magazine.

Moises Saman © Moises Saman | Magnum Photos

Lua Ribeira’s London images in De Standaard

The magazine supplement of Dutch newspaper De Standaard has published work completed by Lua Ribeira on assignment in London, capturing the differing impact of Covid-19 in relation to income inequality across two of the city’s boroughs. See the work online here and in the latest edition of De Standaard Weekblad magazine.

Lua Ribeira Gascoigne Estate, Barking. UK. January 6, 2021. © Lua Ribeira | Magnum Photos
Lua Ribeira Earls Terrace Kensington, London, UK. January 6, 2021. © Lua Ribeira | Magnum Photos

Mark Power’s Good Morning America project featured in Creative Review

The third and latest installment of Mark Power’s multi-book project, Good Morning America, has been featured in Creative Review. “Desolate landscapes and scarce evidence of civilisation eerily pre-empt the devastating, isolating chaos of the pandemic as much as they do the societal storm that’s swept through the nation,” writes the magazine’s Megan Williams. Read the article here.

Mark Power Homeless couple. Washington. Biggs Junction. USA. 10th February 2019. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos

The Telegraph India reviews Sohrab Hura’s exhibition

An exhibition of work by Sohrab Hura, currently on show at Experimenter Gallery, Kolkata (as well as virtually on their website) has been reviewed by The Telegraph India. “Even nature’s most beautiful creations, such as flowers and birds, turn into phantasms as Hura aims the blinding light of the flash at them,” writes the paper. See the full piece here, and find more information about the exhibition here.

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