The Magnum Digest: July 20, 2018
Susan Meiselas returns to Nicaragua as her SFMoMA retrospective opens, Martin Parr’s New Brighton work goes on show in Merseyside, and more from Magnum photographers this week
Susan Meiselas Returns to Nicaragua
The images of the Sandinista guerrillas taken between 1978 and 1980 by Susan Meiselas have traveled around the world. Earlier in July, the photographer returned to the country to witness the citizen-led movement demanding the departure of President Ortega. See the feature, including Susan Meiselas talking about the work, on Liberation here.
Susan Meiselas at SFMoMA
Susan Meiselas’s career-spanning retrospective exhibition, Mediations, opened at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art this week. The show is on display at SFMoMA from July 21 to October 21, 2018. More details here.
Martin Parr’s New Brighton
As Martin Parr‘s seminal study of New Brighton goes on show at Imagine Wirral and Liverpool Independents Biennial, not far from where it was made, The Guardian features some select images from the project, alongside those of the other photographers in the show, Ken Grant and Tom Wood. See the article here.
Martin Parr for the BBC
Television viewers in the United Kingdom may have seen Martin Parr’s idents between programs on the BBC. As a new series of short video clips previews, advertising and media publication, The Drum, explores the work. Read the article here.
Jonas Bendiksen at Arles
Jonas Bendiksen‘s The Last Testament, which is currently showing at Arles, has been singled out in Artlyst‘s review as one of the festival’s highlights. Read the article here. See more from The Last Testament on Magnum Photos here. Get full details about the Magnum photographers showing work at Rencontres d’Arles 2018 here.