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The Magnum Digest: December 3, 2021

Nanna Heitmann photographs Nobel Peace Prize winner, Christopher Anderson’s portrait of Frances Haugen on the front of Time Magazine, Moises Saman in National Geographic, Thomas Dworzak in The Calvert Journal, and more

Thomas Dworzak Northern Alliance soldier carrying RPGs, rocket propellered grenades, at the frontline with the Taliban. Takhar Province, Dashti Qala. Afghanistan. 2001/10. © Thomas Dworzak | Magnum Photos

Thomas Dworzak has given an in-depth interview to The Calvert Journal about his time embedded with the Georgian army in Iraq and Afghanistan in the years following 9/11 and about his new book Khidi – The Bridge, which for the first time brings together his photos from that period.

Christopher Anderson’s portrait of Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has featured on the front cover of Time Magazine.

National Geographic has published a series of Moises Saman’s images of Burkina Faso. 

Three images by Magnum photographers – one by Nanna Heitmann and two by Peter van Agtmael – count among Time Magazine’s defining shots of 2021. See below for two of the photographs in question.

Nanna Heitmann A dog came out of the dark and stands still for a few seconds under the northern lights before he disappears into the tundra again. Teriberka, Russia. April 2021. © Nanna Heitmann | Magnum Photos
Peter van Agtmael Protestors scale walls before gaining entry to the U.S. Capitol. Following an inflammatory speech by President Trump, protestors objecting to the certification of Joe Biden by Congress stormed the (...)

The Guardian has published a selection of images from Steve McCurry’s new book Stories and Dreams, which brings together five decades’ worth of his images featuring children

Also in The Guardian, images by Burt Glinn and Dennis Stock have been published as part of a photo story entitled “Black Ivy: A Style Revolution – in pictures”.

Spread from 'Whatever You Say, Say Nothing' by Gilles Peress. Courtesy of Steidl.

As one of this year’s two official Nobel Peace Prize photographers, Nanna Heitmann has recently photographed Nobel Peace Prize winner Dmitry Muratov in the editorial office of Novaya Gazeta.

Whatever You Say, Say Nothing by Gilles Peress has been reviewed by The New York Times.

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