Magnum Digest

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 Hanging out on Baxter Street. Little Italy, NYC, USA. 1978. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos

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.

Susan Meiselas Car of a Somoza informer burning in Managua. Managua, Nicaragua. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos

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.

Mark Power Dillon. South Carolina. USA. 17 March 2018. © Mark Power | Magnum Photos

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.

Jérôme Sessini "Solitude". Fashion Shoot.

Model Bianca O'Brien. Athens. Greece. 2018. © Jérôme Sessini | Magnum Photos
Moises Saman NYC. USA. 2019. © Moises Saman | Magnum Photos

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.

Jim Goldberg Morio Taira (left, 84) and Etsuko Taira (right, 75). Japan. Ogimi, Okinawa. 2019. © Jim Goldberg | Magnum Photos

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.

Collection Martin Parr Martin Parr Collection. Soviet Space dog ephemera. Belka and Strelka. Ceramic Flask. 2014. © Collection Martin Parr | Magnum Photos

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.

Raymond Depardon Children playing 'Building the Wall'. West Berlin, Germany. 1962. © Raymond Depardon | Magnum Photos
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