The Magnum Digest: October 26, 2018
Martin Parr shoots fashion and talks personal style, Chris Steele-Perkins' New Londoners features in the BJP, behind the scenes on the set of The Bureau, and more from Magnum photographers this week
Martin Parr double feature in The Sunday Times Style
Martin Parr shot the iconic British supermodel Stella Tennant in the Scottish Borders for The Sunday Times Style. To accompany the shoot, earlier in the month Parr took a time-out from shooting at London’s Frieze Art Fair to be interviewed about his path into photography, his vision, and his personal style.
Subscribers can read the interview here, and see the Tennant shoot here. A selection of Parr’s work from Frieze 2018 is available on Magnum Photos, here.
The New Londoners on BJP
As part of their Portrait of Humanity Award coverage British Journal of Photography spoke with Chris Steele-Perkins about his now four-year-long project, which sees him attempting to photograph Londoners hailing from every nation on earth. Steele-Perkins explained that he wanted to find a ‘different way to photograph migration.’ You can read the interview and see a selection of the work here.
More information on BJP’s Portrait of Humanity award, run in partnership with Magnum Photos, can be found here.
Magnum photographers behind the scenes of the hit show The Bureau
Six Magnum photographers – Gueorgui Pinkhassov, Patrick Zachmann, Thomas Dworzak, Emin Ozmen, Jerome Sessini and Larry Towell – were given carte blanche access to the set of the 4thseries of French TV show, The Bureau, which focuses on the lives of elite DGSE agents. See Le Monde’s selection of images from the project here.
Stuart Franklin on the United Nations of Photography podcast
Stuart Franklin was set the challenge of explaining – in no more than five minutes – what photography means to him on this, the 26th episode, of UNP’s A Photographic Life podcast. Listen here.
Mark Power’s Good Morning, America on Creative Review
Good Morning, America is the first book in a five volume series by Mark Power. Creative Review spoke with Power about the gulf between the perceptions and realities of America, and the ongoing project in general. Subscribers can read the Creative Review piece here, and more of Power’s thoughts on the book, are available on Magnum Photos.
American Suburb X reviews Approximate Joy
Christopher Anderson’s new book, Approximate Joy, was the subject of an in-depth review on the American online photography magazine, American Suburb X. You can read the full review here.
Alex Webb for the Huck x Vans partnership
Alex Webb speaks to Huck Magazine about his new book on Brooklyn street photography, and notes that the borough – with its immigrant-focused culture and history – offers “a kind of antidote to the increasingly disturbing anti-immigrant sentiment of the current administration.”
See Webb’s Brooklyn photos and read the article here.