Mark Power‘s book, The Sound of Two Songs, grew from his work in Poland as part of a Magnum Photos group project. While the project only called for photographers to work in a given location for one month, Power felt the need to spend more time in Poland, and eventually – after five more years of work – the project felt complete. While it remained an outsider’s view on the country, it is also a poetic and autobiographical portrait of a place Power came to love.

This contact sheet contains Power’s ‘Dalmatian’ picture, perhaps the most recognizable photograph from the series. Mark describes it as “a remarkable slice of good fortune”.

Mark Power joined Magnum Photos in 2002.

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