Theory & Practice

Announcement: The Magnum and LensCulture Photography Awards 2017 Winners

Mirko Saviane, Italy — "B-Uranus", chosen by Azu Nwagbogu. © Mirko Saviane. Juror's Pick, Magnum Photography Awards 2017
Fleeing Death. Refugees in the queue for the checkpoint at Idomeni, Greece. March 6, 2016.© Szymon Barylski. Photojournalism Single Image Winner, Magnum Photography Awards 2017.
Edgar Martins, United Kingdom — “Siloquies and Soliloquies on Death, Life and Other Interludes”, chosen by Yumi Goto. Boulder. ”No one knows an emaciated individual in his 50s, with grey hair and b (...)
Shahria Sharmin, Bangladesh — “Call Me Heena”, chosen by Susan Meiselas. ”I feel like a mermaid. My body tells me I am a man and my soul tells me I am a woman.” Heena (51). © Shahria Sharmin. Jur (...)
Christian Werner, Germany — “Road to Ruin”, Chosen by Sarah Leen. Syria, January 2017. A chained dog and a boy in front of the coastal promenade in Latakia. © Christian Werner/Zeitenspiegel. Juro (...)
Sonja Hamad, Germany — “Jin—Jiyan—Azadi: Women, Life, Freedom”, chosen by Lesley Martin. Target. Hasaka, Syria. Less that 500 meters away from the shelters of the female fighters at the first fro (...)
Antonio Gibotta, Italy — “Enfarinats”, Chosen by Jim Casper. © Antonio Gibotta. Juror’s Pick, Magnum Photography Awards 2017.
MD Tanveer Rohan, Bangladesh — “Fun Bath”, chosen by David Hurn. A group of children enjoying their bath during the summer under a bridge in Dhaka, Bangladesh. © MD Tanveer Rohan. Juror’s Pick, M (...)
Terje Abusdal, Norway — “Slash and Burn”, chosen by Alec Soth. © Terje Abusdal. Juror’s Pick, Magnum Photography Awards 2017.
Santa Cruz de Tenerife. © Hakim Boulouiz. Street Single Image Winner, Magnum Photogra-phy Awards 2017.
Supporters of the ruling Bangladesh Awami League beat a lawyer and supporter of the oppo-sition Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP) inside the court premises during a protest by oppo-sition activist (...)
Confiscated Elephant Feet, Border Patrol, USA, 2016 Surely an elephant foot is of no real use to anyone but the animal itself. These elephant feetwere attempted to be smuggled from Africa to the US, but were seized by the American Bor-der Patrol and (...)
Stars 8, 2014. © Ellie Davies. Fine Art Single Image Winner, Magnum Photography Awards2017.
Street Wrestling. © Retam Kumar Shaw. Documentary Single Image Winner, Magnum Pho-tography Awards 2017.
Dark Horse. A protester rides a fiberglass horse in Gwanghwamun Square to deliver hismessage to others. Throughout the many public demonstrations, the largest one had an estimated 1.7 million parti (...)
Aloha Hotel, Palm Springs, 2017. © Lissa Rivera. Portrait Series Winner, Magnum Photography Awards 2017.
On an old fishing boat carrying 561 migrants 50 miles off the coast of Libya, an Eritreanman is commanded to stay below the deck where he was packed with over 200 other men.The migrants were rescue (...)
Defunct Industrial Site. © Daniel Shipp. Fine Art Series Winner, Magnum PhotographyAwards 2017.
Dubai: Bread and Circuses Floating Seahorse, Dubai, January 2017. The Floating Seahorse is an underwater holidayvilla at the Heart of Europe, a man-made archipelago 2.5 miles off Dubai. It features under-water bedrooms and (...)