A Blade of Grass Assembly is a biannual day-long learning exchange and magazine launch for creative changemakers to investigate the methods, ethics, challenges, and joys of practicing art that advances social justice.
CultureHub's annual festival brings artists, activists, and technologists together to envision our role in re-shaping the future. Through exhibitions, performances, and conversations, Refest 2019 explores how we create, resist, and redefine gender within an evolving technological landscape.
Please join us in celebration of Terry Kurgan's newly published Everyone is Present, a collection of essays—drawn from a personal archive of photographs and documents—that are part memoir, part travelogue, part analysis, and demonstrate her sophisticated understanding of photography, a medium that has long engaged her as an artist.
Join us at the National Arts Club for a conversation with Linda Gordon and Carole Naggar as we celebrate the publication of Inge Morath: An Illustrated Biography .
Join us at the Cathedral of St. John the Divine for the opening of The Value of Sanctuary: Building a House Without Walls, and exhibition exploring the ways in which personhood and community cohesion speak to and are formed by notions of dignity, inclusion, and exclusion.
In collaboration with the American Photography Archives Group (APAG), we invite you to a one-day training workshop for photography archives, designed for photographers and estates who are in the midst of the exciting-yet-daunting task of managing and preserving the photographic archives in their care.
We are pleased to welcome owner and founder Alex Harsley and esteemed Magnum photographer and Magnum Foundation board member Eli Reed to for an afternoon discussion. Come listen to these two legends share stories and engage in candid conversation.
Please join us for an open house in celebration of our Photography and Social Justice Fellows! You will have the opportunity to meet our fellows and raise a glass to the work they have produced over the course of a six-month training and project development program.
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.
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.
Join us for an evening conversation and book signing with Martín Weber and Wendy Ewald! We're pleased to bring together two extraordinary photographers who have recently published books using participatory creative approaches to co-author images with the communities in which they're working.
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.
Please join 10x10 Photobooks for a salon with three How We See: Photobooks by Women contributors: Pixy Liao, Eva Saukane and Federica Chiocchetti.
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.
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!
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.
Join us for a conversation with image makers and image activators innovating at the intersection of art and action.
Please join us for salon in collaboration with 10x10 Photobooks, featuring photographers Nina Berman and Rein Jelle Terpstra and curator Brian Wallis.
Please join us for an evening conversation with photographer and former Photography and Social Justice fellow Sim Chi Yin. She'll be joined by Alex Wellerstein, a historian of science specializing in the history of nuclear weapons and nuclear secrecy, and Fred Ritchin, author, curator, and educator.
Please join us for salon in collaboration with 10x10 Photobooks, featuring photographers Carolyn Drake and Arthur Tress
Join us for a celebration of the highly anticipated MFON: Women Photographers of the African Diaspora with Laylah Amatullah Barrayn and Adama Delphine Fawundu!
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.
We're pleased to welcome Daniel Castro Garcia for an afternoon presentation of his ongoing collaborative project Foreigner, which documents the experiences of refugees and migrants arriving to Europe from the Middle East and North Africa.
Please join Kristen Lubben for a conversation with Susan Meiselas and Daniella Zalcman about the shifting challenges and opportunities for women in photography.