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For Freedoms and Magnum Foundation Join Together on The Value of Sanctuary

Magnum Foundation and For Freedoms have joined together to install seven billboards from the 50 State Initiative on the exterior of the Cathedral. You will find works by Eric Gottesman; Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello; Paola Mendoza and Kisha Bari; Cinthya Santos-Briones; Susan Meiselas; and Christopher Myers along 110th Street, and by hank Willis Thomas at the Cathedral entrance on Amsterdam and 112th Street.

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Simone Salvo
Inge Morath: An Illustrated Biography

Magnum Foundation presents Inge Morath, the third volume in the Magnum Legacy Series. “Little has been published about how the personal experiences of Magnum photographers shaped their commitment to telling stories” says Kristen Lubben, Executive Director of the Magnum Foundation. “This series invites us to imagine their world on the other side of the lens.”

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Simone Salvo
Announcing the 2018 Inge Morath Award

Alongside the Inge Morath Estate, we are pleased to announce the recipient of the 2018 Inge Morath Award, Melissa Spitz, and finalists Peyton Fulford and Emily Kinni. From a pool of 98 applications from 31 countries, Melissa, Peyton, and Emily were selected by the membership of Magnum Photos at their Annual General Meeting to honor the legacy of their colleague, Inge Morath.

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Simone Salvo
Magnum Foundation Fellowship

We're accepting applications for the fall and spring sessions of the Magnum Foundation Fellowship, a program offering mentorship and stipends to early-career practitioners. Fellows produce an in-depth project local to New York City and work part-time alongside the Magnum Foundation team on programming and events.

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Simone Salvo
Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion

Magnum Foundation is accepting proposals for Photography in Collaboration: Migration and Religion, an initiative for photographers to expand upon their practice by working with creative partners from other disciplines. We will support up to five projects that further understanding of the politically significant and vastly complex intersections of migration and religion. Selected projects will receive production grants of up to $25,000.

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Simone Salvo
Robert F. Kennedy Funeral Train: The People’s View

50 years ago today, Robert F. Kennedy's funeral train traveled from New York to Washington, DC, passing the nearly one million Americans lining the tracks to pay their respects. Looking at the iconic works of Paul Fusco that captured the scenes from the train windows, artist Rein Jelle Terpstra observed that many of the subjects too were holding cameras. He spent years tracking down more than two hundred vernacular images, home movies, and personal recollections to construct another vantage point of this historic day.

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Simone Salvo
Announcing the 2018 Magnum Foundation Fund Grantees

Magnum Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 grantees of the Magnum Foundation Fund, a program that supports photographers to expand creativity and diversity in the field. In collaboration with the Prince Claus Fund, the Magnum Foundation Fund provides grants and project development support to both emerging and experienced practitioners, with an emphasis on photographers working within their communities.

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Simone Salvo
Announcing the 2018 Photography and Social Justice Fellows

Magnum Foundation is pleased to announce the 2018 Photography and Social Justice Fellows, ten emerging and early career photographers, artists, journalists, and activists who are passionate about challenging injustice, pursuing social equality, and advancing human rights through photography. Selected from over 600 applicants, they join 29 other young image-makers from 19 different countries that have been trained through this program since 2010 to be effective storytellers, creative leaders, and changemakers.

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Simone Salvo