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The Magnum Digest: May 31, 2019

Last chance to see Susan Meiselas at The Photographers’ Gallery, Josef Koudelka announces live Q&A in Berlin, and more from Magnum photographers this week

Susan Meiselas Mountains of Kurdistan, Northern Iraq. 1991. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos

Susan Meiselas at The Photographers’ Gallery

This weekend is your last chance to see the exhibition of finalists for the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2019 at The Photographers’ Gallery in London. The curation includes the winner of the prize, Magnum photographer Susan Meiselas’ work from Kurdistan.

More information on the exhibition here. Explore Meiselas’ work on Magnum, including Kurdistan, here.

Susan Meiselas | Nicaragua Car of a Somoza informer burning in Managua. Managua, Nicaragua. 1981. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos

Josef Koudelka in Berlin

Josef Koudelka will be in Berlin next week for a special Q&A and screening of the film ‘Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land’. Event details here.

Read more about Koudelka’s life of exile on Magnum here.

Josef Koudelka Structures from the British Mandate (1922-1948) and Jordanian era (1948-1967) remain in the West Bank. Crusader map mural, Kalia Junction, Dead Sea area. Israel-Palestine. 2009. © Josef Koudelka | Magnum Photos
Josef Koudelka The Walls erected in Gilo settlement during the second Palestinian intifada to protect residents against shooting from nearby Beit Jala, have since been dismantled. Gilo settlement, overlooking Bei (...)

René Burri’s Space Ruins

René Burri’s 1970s photographs capture the decaying shells of the launchers that sent man to the moon. They have been featured by Document Journal in an article about the new so-called “space race” and the outdated laws that govern it.

Read the Document Journal feature here. Read more about Burri’s “Space Ruins” on Magnum here.

Rene Burri Space Ruins. USA. 1978. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos
Rene Burri Former launching zone. Cape Canaveral, Florida. Space Ruins. USA. 1978. © Rene Burri | Magnum Photos

Magnum by Magnum

A book featuring the work of Magnum photographers that explores the theme of pleasure, published in a special collaboration with Magnum ice cream, has been awarded a D&AD award. The book was awarded a wood pencil for photography/documentary.

David Alan Harvey Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro. Brazil. 2015. © David Alan Harvey | Magnum Photos
Chris Steele-Perkins Cricket match played at low tide on exposed Bramble sandbank between The Royal Southern Yacht Club at Hamble and the Island Sailing Club on the Isle of Wight. Bowling. Solent. England. G.B. 2006. © Chris Steele-Perkins | Magnum Photos