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Events

The Visual Representation of the US/Mexico Border Wall in the Media: A Reading the Pictures Salon (ONLINE WEBCAST)
Dec
6
7:30 PM19:30

The Visual Representation of the US/Mexico Border Wall in the Media: A Reading the Pictures Salon (ONLINE WEBCAST)

Please join us for a participatory, online salon examining photographic representation of the US/Mexico border wall in the media, a program co-produced by Reading the Pictures and Magnum Foundation with the support of the Howard Chapnick Grant. The live webcast will be held online at 7:30–9:00 PM EST | 4:30–6:00 PM PST. Viewers are encouraged to participate via a live chat and will receive a link to join the webcast upon registration.

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Photographes Documentaires, Pionnières dans un Monde Genrè: Inge Morath, Susan Meiselas, and Martine Franck
Nov
9
6:00 PM18:00

Photographes Documentaires, Pionnières dans un Monde Genrè: Inge Morath, Susan Meiselas, and Martine Franck

In celebration of the Martine Franck exhibition and the newly published Inge Morath biography, please join us at la Fondation Henri Cartier Bresson in Paris for a conversation about the work and legacies of three defining Magnum photographers: Inge Morath, Susan Meiselas, and Martine Franck.

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The Black Lunch Table presents: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon
Oct
27
1:00 PM13:00

The Black Lunch Table presents: A Wikipedia Edit-a-thon

The Black Lunch Table (BLT) project will host a Wikipedia Edit-a-thon to teach, create, update, and improve Wikipedia articles pertaining to the lives and works of women-identifying photographers from the African Diaspora and Black artists featured in Magnum Foundation programming. Together, we will create historical documents that respond to the urgent need for a reconstruction of the art historical record.

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Living in Sanctuary: an evening with Cinthya Santos-Briones
Oct
15
6:30 PM18:30

Living in Sanctuary: an evening with Cinthya Santos-Briones

Documentary Photographer Cinthya Santos-Briones will share her latest work from her on-going, long-term project about undocumented families living in sanctuary in New York City churches. Sanctuary is the last alternative for keeping families together while they fight for a suspension of deportation. This event is in collaboration with FABnyc, the Center for Constitutional Rights, and the New York Immigration Coalition, and a part of For Freedoms’ 50 State Initiative to spur greater participation in civic life.

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La Batea: an Evening with Stephen Ferry
Oct
11
6:30 PM18:30

La Batea: an Evening with Stephen Ferry

Join us for an evening conversation celebrating Stephen Ferry's book, La Batea. Fruit of a six-year collaboration between 2011 Magnum Foundation grantee Stephen Ferry and his sister, the anthropologist Elizabeth Emma Ferry, La Batea looks closely at small-scale gold mining in Colombia. Books will be available for purchase and signing!

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Beyond Melting Ice and Solar Panels
Sep
18
6:30 PM18:30

Beyond Melting Ice and Solar Panels

Magnum Photos is co-hosting an evening panel discussion: Beyond Melting Ice and Solar Panels: Capturing The Human Stories of a Changing Climate at the Magnum Foundation, with Adam Corner of Climate Visuals, Simone Salvo of Magnum Foundation and Multidisciplinary Artist and Journalist, Michael Premo.

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Drone Photography Seminar
Oct
27
5:00 PM17:00

Drone Photography Seminar

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We're partnering with the Brown Institute for Media Innovation for this seminar on drone photography, a part of their Transparency Series. Featuring Duke University's Missy Cummings, we'll explore the artful, informative deployment of drone photography and its role in journalism.

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