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Cristina de Middel In 2017, when we moved to the Mata Atlántica jungle in Brazil, and started cohabiting with the frantic wildlife of the area, we decided to start exploring the existing tense relation that human pre (...)
George Rodger The Nuba people. The Village of Kao in the Kao-Nyaro area. Africa. Sudan. South Kordofan state. 1949. © George Rodger | Magnum Photos
Emin Özmen Turkish and foreign tourists visit the iconic Hagia Sophia a few hours before the announcement. The monument will now be a mosque. Istanbul, Turkey. 2020. © Emin Özmen | Magnum Photos
Martin Parr Fashion Week. Roland Mouret at Le Grand Hotel. Paris, France. 2011. © Martin Parr | Magnum Photos
Cristina de Middel From the series "Midnight at the Crossroads". (Collaboration with Bruno Morais.)

Legba (Eshu) arrives in the coast of Cuba as Elegguá. Bahía Cochinos, Cuba. 2015. © Cristina de Middel | Magnum Photos
Steve McCurry Rajasthan, India, 2009. Rabari Shepherd. © Steve McCurry | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin Maiduguri. The military screened Fatima, 17, to assess whether she had been indoctrinated by Boko Haram. Thousands of abductees have been thrust, untreated, into communities that are not equipped t (...)
Abbas Sichuan Province. Near Chengdu. The MULAN Temple celebrates the 83rd birthday of its renovator (after the Cultural Revolution) monk XI GUYO with a banquet. China. © Abbas | Magnum Photos
Paolo Pellegrin A security council meeting at the United Nations. NYC. 2005 © Paolo Pellegrin | Magnum Photos
Chris Steele-Perkins Tashgar. As part of Shubinak incentive, village women are taught how to improve the quality of Shu thread. Pakistan. 2000. © Chris Steele-Perkins | Magnum Photos
Raghu Rai Young women having a good time at CHOPATI beach. © Raghu Rai | Magnum Photos
Elliott Erwitt Iowa. Dubuque, USA. 1955. © Elliott Erwitt | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Marrakech. Inside the Mausoleum of Sidi Abdelaziz at Tabaa. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey | BRAZIL. City of Rio de Janeiro. Carnival. Municipal ball. 1973. City of Rio de Janeiro. Carnival. Municipal ball, Brazil. 1973. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Ara Güler Istanbul, Turkey. 1999. © Ara Güler | Magnum Photos
Ara Güler Galata Mevlevihanesi. Whirting Derwishes. Turkey. 1967. © Ara Güler | Magnum Photos
Ferdinando Scianna 1st arrondissement. The Tuileries Gardens, Paris. © Ferdinando Scianna | Magnum Photos
Herbert List Soccer in the Street. Sicily. Palermo, Italy. 1950. © Herbert List | Magnum Photos
Susan Meiselas Santiago de Cuba, Cuba. 1977. © Susan Meiselas | Magnum Photos
Emin Özmen Children play in a playground but the bullet holes reminds that fighting took place here. Since December 2019, people took shelter in a stadium. The camp is now expanding outside the stadium due to (...)
Lorenzo Meloni A son hugs his father before the father is hospitalized as a suspected case of covid-19. Piacenza, Italy. April 2, 2020. © Lorenzo Meloni | Magnum Photos
Cristina de Middel I have been thinking about how this pandemic is going to affect our already old routines. How the distances will grow again phisically between us and how we will have to rely on the digital to expl (...)
Werner Bischof Schoolwork. Zürich, Switzerland. 1934. © Werner Bischof | Magnum Photos