Magnum Foundation

Magnum Foundation

Photography Expanded Symposium

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Yael Martinez and Orlando Velazquez’s collaborative project, The Blood and The Rain, explores indigenous Mexican spirituality through symbolic representations of sacred sites and rituals of the Nahua, Mixtec, Tlapanec, and Amuzgo cultures.

June 8
9:30-5:30 pm, reception to follow
Cooper Union Rose Auditorium 

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Magnum Foundation’s Photography Expanded Symposium will explore collectivity, authorship, participation, and collaboration in photography and creative documentary practice. This daylong event will showcase projects from a range of disciplines and foster exchange about what it means to partner with other makers, subjects, and publics.

Presenters include: Morehshin Allahyari, Appalachian Media Institute (Kate Fowler and Josh Collier), Sol Aramendi, Oscar Castillo, Sonia Louise Davis, Wendy Ewald, Tom Finkelpearl, Noelle Flores Theard, Eric Gottesman, Heather Hart, Jamer Hunt, The Illuminator, Zohar Kfir, Kristen Lubben, Yael Martinez, Tiona Nekkia McCloddenSusan Meiselas, The Point (Danny Peralta), Kameelah Rasheed, Emma Raynes, Nina Robinson, Ivan Sigal, Zoe Strauss, Mark Strandquist, The Visual Resistance, Nato Thompson, Gemma Rose Turnbull, Caroline Woolard.