The Magnum Digest: January 8, 2021
Peter van Agtmael photographs storming of US Capitol for TIME, Mark Power’s project Good Morning America in the British Journal of Photography, Peter Marlow’s snow image in The Guardian, plus more this week
Storming of the US Capitol depicted by Peter van Agtmael
TIME magazine has published images by Peter van Agtmael from the US Capitol, this Wednesday January 6, as a mob of pro-Trump supporters broke in to block the transfer of the presidency to Joe Biden. See the full series of images from TIME‘s assigned photographers here.
Read an interview between Peter van Agtmael and Fred Ritchin, dean emeritus of the International Center of Photography, about witnessing the unrest at the capitol, on Magnum here.
Mark Power’s Good Morning America project in The BJP
The British Journal of Photography recently published a gallery of images from the third and latest installment of Mark Power’s five-part book series Good Morning America, which explores the relationship between the cultural image of the United States and the photographer’s experiences of the country while travelling and photographing there over a period of decades. See the work here. Read about the previous installment of the project on Magnum here.
Peter Marlow’s snow image in The Guardian
The Guardian’s ‘big picture’ series this week features an image by Peter Marlow of a snowy scene in London’s Greenwich Park from 2009. Meditating on the photo, the newspaper’s Tim Adams reflects on feelings of revelry during a spell of severe weather, in a time of crises in Britain a decade ago. Read the piece here.
Matt Black’s image in The Guardian’s photos of 2020
The Guardian has published a compilation of their favorite images from stories that summarised 2020, which includes one photograph by Matt Black. His stark black and white image of Californian valleys is part of a story examining the collision of multiple natural and socioeconomic challenges to rural areas across the state. See the newspaper’s full roundup here.
Guille and Belinda in The Independent Photographer
The Independent Photographer has published an interview with Alessandra Sanguinetti on The Illusion of An Everlasting Summer, her follow-up publication to her initial work from 2010, which explores the story of two women, Guille and Belinda, whom Sanguinetti has collaborated with and photographed over decades. Read the piece here, and find out more about the project on Magnum here.
Paolo Pellegin’s project on The New Yorker
The New Yorker has published a review of the year through its stories told through interactive media. One of their features commissioned Paolo Pellegrin to follow the crew of the submarine which embarked on an expedition to visit the five deepest points of the Earth’s oceans. The piece included graphics illustrating the journey of the craft, as well as its technical workings. See the list of features here.