Ajax loader
Blog
Posts by
Page
of 18
Featured Essays
Sep 26, 2014
by Martin Parr
Black Country Stories is a four-year project documenting everyday life in the Black Country comes to an end this year as renowned Magnum photographer, Martin Parr completes his work on Black Country Stories, which will be showcased at The New Art Gallery Walsall, opening on 4 October, 2014.

Commissioned and produced by West Bromwich based Multistory, a leading community arts organisation, the project,... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 22, 2014
by Martin Parr
Hong Kong Parr is a new publication by award winning photographer Martin Parr, to coincide with his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong at Blindspot Gallery. Parr’s photographs of the city, taken in 2013, capture the barrage of fashion, food and colour in Hong Kong, one of the most densely populated cities in the world.

Known for his satirical and humorous social documentary on modern life, this new... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 13, 2014
by Stuart Franklin
With the forecasts on the referendum on independence for Scotland predicting a very close result, a momentous change and the break-up of the United Kingdom could be a reality.

Stuart Franklin followed the Yes and No campaign trail across Scotland in the final week of canvassing. More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2014
by Michael Christopher Brown
(Some imagery in this story has either been deleted or modified to fit U.S. Military Special Operations Forces [SOF] guidelines. To request an original image without facial modification please contact Magnum Photos and Michael Christopher Brown will make a request with the U.S. Military SOF.)

“My job is to look at Africa and see where the threat to the United States is,” General Linder said as he... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 29, 2014
by Michael Christopher Brown
During the Congo wars these past two decades, involving dozens of armed groups, and in an economy that largely relies on aid from the UN and NGO’s, some women, such as Hamida, who has four children, become somewhat forced to prostitute themselves in order to survive.
Hamida, 26, is a sex worker living in Benghazi, a neighborhood in the city of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C.). She moved... More...
Featured Essays
Aug 28, 2014
by Abbas
Most prominent among the many African boutiques which line the Goutte d’Or neighbourhood in Paris is La Reine de Saba, owned and managed by Ms Awa Daabo. Recently she organised a fashion show aboard a barge on the river Seine, sponsored by the Kenyan Embassy. Models had to dress and make up in the narrow space on the barge. Then they did their catwalk, to the delight of the audience. More...
Featured Essays
Aug 26, 2014
by Moises Saman
(In mid-August, Moises Saman was documenting the plight of trapped Yezidi refugees in Kurdistan for TIME when the helicopter he was traveling in crashed. Saman and most of the passengers escaped with minor injuries and only days later the stranded Yezidis were rescued.
Below is Time Lightbox Editor Olivier Laurent's interview with the photographer.)

The Yezidis – one of Iraq’s oldest and most... More...
1
...