The Magnum Digest: July 16, 2021
Magnum photographers on how we eat, Enri Canaj photographs Turkish asylum seekers for Le Monde, plus Hannah Price’s work on show in Madison
Magnum photographers explore the topic of food for Electra
Electra magazine commissioned Magnum photographers Alex Webb, Jacob Aue Sobol, Cristina de Middel, Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Martin Parr and Lindokuhle Sobekwa to make work for its latest issue themed around food. Each photographer’s images appear in 10–14 page spreads in the magazine, accompanying essays on dining out, sustainable food systems, the concept of expertise in cooking, and more. You can get a copy of issue 13 of Electra online here.
Enri Canaj photographs Turkish refugees in Greece
An article in Le Monde sees Enri Canaj documenting the situation of asylum seekers in Athens who fled Turkey following the coup d’etat against Recep Tayyip Erdogan in 2016. You can read the story in the 14th–15th July issue of the newspaper and online here.
Hannah Price’s work on show at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
‘Between’, an exhibition at Madison Museum of Contemporary Art (MMoCA) featuring the work of Hannah Price, opened last week. Running until February 13, 2022, the show presents photographic works which explore the idea of the liminal, and includes an image from Price’s series ‘Cursed By Night’. Find out more here.
Magnum photographers reflect on photography ‘no-nos’
A piece on Buzzfeed touches upon the techniques photographers avoid when creating work, as well as their guilty pleasure images. Alec Soth, Alessandra Sanguinetti, and Alex Webb gave Jason Fulford their advice on what not to photograph. Read Fulford’s interview with the magazine here.
Elliott Erwitt’s Found Not Lost featured in The Washington Post
A piece in The Washington Post recently featured Elliott Erwitt’s most recent book, Found Not Lost, a project which collects previously unpublished images from across Erwitt’s 70-year career. Read their insights here. See more images from the book on Magnum here.