The Magnum Digest: February 18, 2018
Moises Saman documents the construction of a casino in Saipan, Le Monde interviews Susan Meiselas, and more from Magnum photographers this week
Moises Saman in Saipan
“Construction workers maimed and killed, millions paid to the governor’s family, an impossibly lucrative gambling operation. And all on U.S. soil.” Bloomberg Businessweek features Moises Saman’s coverage of a Chinese casino operating on the remote U.S island of Saipan. Read the full feature here.
A Conversation with Susan Meiselas
“No doubt that at the time I would not have known how to express it. But this picture already contains all my philosophy of life! I am here, and at the same time invisible.” Susan Meiselas discusses her series 44 Irving Street, in an interview with Le Monde, to coincide with her recently opened Susan Meiselas: Méditations retrospective at Jeu de Paume. Read the full feature here.
American Black & White
It is your last chance to visit the current exhibition at the Magnum Print Room in London. American Black & White is showing until February 23. The exhibition presents a powerful portrait of America’s past and present through the lenses of Magnum photographers, Matt Black and Elliot Erwitt. You can find the details of the event here.
Jacob Aue Sobol answers Polka Magazine’s questions
Watch Jacob Aue Sobol answer a round of quickfire questions in this video for Polka Magazine. To see the video click here. The Magnum photographer is currently exhibiting work at the Polka Gallery as part of “Terre des îles”, which showing until March 3.
Paolo Pellegrin and Jérôme Sessini join Instagram
Magnum photographers Paolo Pellegrin (@paolopellegrin) and Jérôme Sessini (@jeromesessini) have both recently joined Instagram. You can now follow them to keep up-to-date with their latest photographic updates.