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Apr 18, 2016
Part of the educational program organized on the occasion of Le French May Arts Festival 2016, Magnum Photos is happy to open a new event for international emerging photographers in Hong Kong: A 3 Day Photo Masterclass from June 1st to 3rd, run by Abbas, with generous support from The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design.

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Featured Essays
Apr 29, 2016
by Magnum Photographers
Nuit Debout is a social movement that started in France on 31st March 2016, following the mobilization against labor market reform.
People have been gathering at Paris' Place de la République every night to discuss political and social issues the same way it happened in New-York (Occupy) and Barcelona (Los Indignados).

In recent days several Magnum photographers have visited the Place de la République... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 29, 2016
by John Vink
With its agriculture shifting little by little from a family subsistence pattern to a larger scale exploitation of the resources, and with the impact of global warming threatening yields, Cambodia has to be proactive in finding alternative solutions to the traditional ways of growing rice. The Cambodian Agriculture Research and Development Institute (CARDI), which became operational in 2000 and employs... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 27, 2016
by Magnum Photographers
The world's best photographers capture the world's most thrilling sport.

Combining all the romance and adventure of a road trip with the intensity and drama of a football cup final, Magnum Cycling celebrates the great photographers who have captured the personalities, emotions and iconic moments from the thrilling sport of cycling. Edited by road cycling photography expert and writer Guy Andrews,... More...
Magnum News
Apr 26, 2016
by Paolo Pellegrin
Paolo Pellegrin was awarded the Immersive Storytelling prize from World Press Photo with Desperate Crossings, a story he did last summer with writer Scott Anderson for New York Times Magazine.
In late July 2015 Paolo Pellegrin boarded an MSF (Doctors Without Borders) ship, the Bourbon Argos, tasked with intercepting migrant-packed vessels originating from Libya bound for Europe.
Eritrean migrants were... More...
From the Archive
Apr 26, 2016
by Paul Fusco
April 26th marks the 30th anniversary of the catastrophic Chernobyl nuclear. Eleven years after the incident, Paul Fusco made his first of multiple trips to Ukraine and Belarus to document the horrible aftereffects of the fallout that settled over the region and caused birth defects.

"Chernobyl Legacy" is a deeply powerful and moving book that portrays the terrible consequences of the greatest... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 25, 2016
by John Vink
John Vink recently visted Father Ponchaud, a French Catholic missionary.
When Father Ponchaud first arrived to Cambodia in 1965, the country was in peace. Everything changed in 1975, when the Khmer Rouge came into power. Father Ponchaud witnessed the genocide perpetrated by Pol Pot's regime and was the first to denounce the Khmer Rouge's atrocities, first in an open letter sent to the French newspaper... More...