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The Magnum Digest: October 19, 2018

Newsha Tavakolian for National Geographic, Alex Majoli for The New Yorker, Alessandra Sanguinetti and Alec Soth for T Magazine, and more from Magnum photographers this week

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Newsha Tavakolian Masoumeh Ahmadi, 14 years old, who wants to be called by the name Golbahar since Masoumeh is a very old-fashioned name and not very popular among the young generation, standing in Chamsoor lands in (...)

Newsha Tavakolian for National Geographic

Newsha Tavakolian has photographed nomadic tribes in her home country of Iran for National Geographic. See the feature here.

Newsha Tavakolian Shirin Khodadadi, 26, sitting with her son by the fire making tea. The Khodadadi family spent the night by the road where the driver, who they’d paid to bring them to Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari prov (...)

Alex Majoli for The New Yorker

Luca Guadagnino, the Sicilian film director, producer, and screenwriter behind 2017’s Call Me By Your Name has been photographed by Alex Majoli for The New Yorker. See the story here.

Alex Majoli Luca Guadagnino, Italian film director and scriptwriter. Milan, Italy. 2018. © Alex Majoli | Magnum Photos

Alessandra Sanguinetti and Alec Soth for T Magazine

T Magazine’s “Greats” issue celebrates six people who have been inspired to forge aa world different from our own. Alessandra Sanguinetti shot American novelist George RR Martin, and Alec Soth photographed artist Bruce Nauman. Read the George RR Martin interview and see Sanguinetti’s portraits here. Read the interview with Bruce Nauman and see Alec Soth’s photos hereThe full issue can be seen here

Alessandra Sanguinetti George RR Martin. New Mexico, USA. 2018. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alec Soth Bruce Nauman. New Mexico, USA. 2018. © Alec Soth | Magnum Photos

Martin Parr’s cultural highlights

Martin Parr has shared the cultural highlights that are “on his radar” with The Guardian. Find out what theatre, comedy, art gallery and book he recommends, and why he loves Benidorm here.

Martin Parr From 'Common Sense'. Benidorm, Spain. 1997. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos

Magnum China on Wallpaper

Wallpaper Magazine has run a feature on the new book Magnum China, which charts the changes that have taken place in the country over the past 80 years, as documented by Magnum photographers. Read the feature here.

Read a piece by one of the book’s editors Colin Pantall, on Magnum Photos here.

Patrick Zachmann A group of Chinese watching "the Long Nose", a term which refers to all westerners, including the photographer. Beijing. China. 1982. © Patrick Zachmann | Magnum Photos

Moises Saman in Sri Lanka

Moises Saman’s recent work captures the terrible aftermath of the country’s civil war among its Tamil minority. See it here, published by The Observer.

Moises Saman Tamil land owners return to their transformed land years after the Sri Lankan Army confiscated their homes and fields land after the end of the civil war in 2009. Keppapulavu, Sri Lanka. January, 2 (...)