The Magnum Digest: June 7, 2019
Susan Meiselas wins Women in Motion Award, Mark Power discusses his practice with BJP, Magnum photographers explore an ageing global population in collaboration with AARP, and more from the agency this week
Susan Meiselas wins Women in Motion Award
Following her winning of the 2019 Deutsche Börse prize last month, Susan Meiselas has been announced as the winner of the Women in Motion Award by Rencontres d’Arles and Kering.
Read more here. Explore Meiselas’ work on Magnum here.
Mark Power on The British Journal of Photography
Magnum photographer Mark Power spoke to BJP about his ongoing work in America, and discussed in-depth his deeply involved process of image-making and editing. He told the publication: “I spend a lot of time looking carefully at the work I produce; it helps me get a real sense of a project growing almost organically.”
Read the feature here. See more of Power’s work from his book Good Morning, America (Volume One), here, and purchase a signed copy on the Magnum shop here.
Magnum in Aesthetica Magazine
Arts and culture publication Aesthetica features an interview with Magnum photographer agent Sarah Mahini on Magnum’s involvement with the fashion industry in it’s latest print edition.
See more about this on the Aesthetica website here. Explore Magnum’s history of documenting style here.
Magnum x AARP
This week saw the launch of a project – A New Age – with Magnum Photos and AARP that documents ageing populations around the world. Explore the project on the dedicated website here.
Martin Parr’s Soviet Space Dogs
Martin Parr’s photos of his collection of memorabilia marking the Soviet Union’s 1950s missions into space using dogs, has been featured by The Guardian. Find out more about the project, and the new book featuring this work here.
Subscribers to Creative Review can also explore Space Dogs on their website here.
For more Martin Parr and dogs, see his recent work from this year’s Crufts dog show on Magnum here.
Magnum in Germany
Zeit has published a series of images from the Magnum archive which explore Germany in 1949, the year the nation split into two separate states.
See the feature here.