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OPEN CALL! 
MAGNUM FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP

Wilfredo “Sugar” Gonzalez and her husband Luis San Oguel, both HIV-positive, are a same-sex couple living in the University Heights neighborhood of the Bronx. © Stephen Reiss, 2013 MF Fellow.

We are now accepting applications for our Summer and Fall fellowships. The Magnum Foundation Fellowship is designed for recent graduates of photojournalism and photography programs, providing mentorship and support at a critical moment in their careers. Learn more about the fellowship and how to apply here!
DIGITAL INTERVENTIONS
A PHOTOGRAPHY, EXPANDED PANEL DISCUSSION



Magnum Foundation partnered with Aperture and the Brown Institute for Media Innovation to host Digital Interventions, a panel discussion moderated by Phil Bicker, featuring artists Lina Srivastava, Jonathan Harris and Christopher Allen. Their discussion addressed many of the central themes of the corresponding lab, including the shifting landscape of documentary storytelling, the challenges of utilizing emerging tools, models for creating sustainable practices, and the importance of engaging the right processes to enhance and support your subject matter. You can watch the panel here!
SUSAN MEISELAS AT THE SKOLL WORLD FORUM
 

On April 17, Magnum Foundation President Susan Meiselas was invited to speak at the Closing Plenary for the 2015 Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship. In her talk, she explores the theme of “what photographs can do” and what patient capital is to an invested photographer - the very substance of our work at the MF. You can watch Susan’s presentation here
LAYING FOUNDATIONS FOR CHANGE
A HUMAN CAPITAL INVESTMENT IN REGIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC TALENT
The Climate Façade, a unique ventilation system at the Engineering Building, NUI Galway, Republic of Ireland. © Donovan Wylie / Magnum Photos 

By engaging 25 emerging photographers from South Africa, Vietnam, Northern Ireland and the United States to work with - and alongside - established mentors, Magnum Foundation and The Atlantic Philanthropies sought to make a human capital investment in regional photographic talent that mirrored Atlantic’s long history of philanthropic support in the areas of education, health, youth, and aging. Read more here and see the Laying Foundations for Change website!
OUR KITCHEN: A STUDENT MANIFESTO


Check out the manifesto created by the student participants of a joint program initiative with the New York Public Library's Innovation Labs
TITLES FROM OUR ARCHIVE
NOW FOR SALE AT THE APERTURE BOOKSTORE!

 

We're offering an exciting collection of rare, out-of-print, and signed photobooks for sale in collaboration with Aperture! These cherished books have been gifted by Magnum photographers and notable collections to benefit Magnum Foundation programming. Stop by the Aperture Bookstore to check out the selection!
UPCOMING EVENTS
TOMORROW at 8 pm!
The National Arts Club
15 Gramercy Park South

Join us for a discussion with Susan Meiselas and Laura Wexler to celebrate the launch of the Magnum Legacy series and the pioneering career of Eve Arnold!
June 8, 3:30-5pm: An opening reception for Our City, Our Selves: Reading the City through Words & Pictures, celebrating the culmination of the Spring semester of our partnership program with the NYPL. See event details here!

June 11, 10am-5pm: Disruptive Images - an Innovation Lab at LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph.

June 11-21: The Human Rights Watch Film Festival. As a part of the programming, Susan Meiselas will speak on a panel, A Right to the Image, on June 15 at the the IFC Center in New York.

SAVE THE DATE! Sunday, November 1: The third annual Photography, Expanded Symposium!
IN THE NEWS



2012 Emergency Fund Grantee Evgenia Arbugaeva received ICP's 2015 Young Photographer Infinity Award! Watch the video presentation here!

 



Black Deaths Matter: Why is it so hard for families of color to get jutsice when a loved on is murdered? was published in the May issue of Mother Jones with photographs by 2012 Emergency Fund Grantee Justin Maxon. 

"There are two most powerful days in your life. The day you are born, and the day you discover why." Watch 2011 Human Rights Fellow Boniface Mwangi's presentation on TEDGlobal.



2015 Arab Documentary Photography Program Grantee Zara Samiry's project about Moroccan women partaking in the Fantasia, a historically masculine tradition, is featured on The New York Times LensBlog.



2014 Arab Documentary Photography Program Grantee Natalie Naccache's project about Syrian women living in limbo after being displaced by war is on CNN Video



2014 Arab Documentary Photography Program Grantee Eman Helal's project about sexual harassment and assault in Egypt's streets was featured on The New York Times LensBlog.

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