The Magnum Digest: November 2, 2018
Martin Parr talks photobooks, the suburbs and Magnum, Cristina de Middel is announced as Nobel Peace Prize photographer, and more in our weekly round-up
Inge Morath on The Daily Beast
Describing the early Magnum member Inge Morath as a “pioneer” who “conquered the trauma of barely surviving World War II and documented a world closed off to women,” The Daily Beast presents a slideshow overview of the photographer’s career. See it here.
Read more about Inge Morath in this extract from her new biography on Magnum.
David Seymour on The British Journal of Photography
BJP has published a look at the life’s work of Magnum co-founder David Seymour in conjunction with a retrospective exhibition in Amsterdam. From his early life to pivotal photography projects and founding Magnum, learn more about the photographer in the article here. More information about the exhibition at the Jewish Historical Museum here.
Cristina de Middel Announced as Nobel Peace Prize Photographer
This week it was announced that Magnum nominee Cristina de Middel would be this year’s official Nobel Peace Prize photographer. She will make the Nobel Peace Prize exhibition 2018, together with the Nobel Peace Center team. The Peace Prize laureates Denis Mukwege and Nadia Murad will be opening the exhibition in Oslo on December 11. Read the press briefing here.
Read more about Middel’s practice on Magnum Photos here.