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Featured Essays
Mar 24, 2017
by Jean Gaumy
La Baïo is a festival and historical reenactment that has taken place for several centuries in the valley of Sampeyre, in the Italian Alps. It commemorates the valley’s victory against the Saracen invasions, which occurred towards the end of the 10th century.
La Baïo brings together several diverse villages: the Baìo de Rore, Calchesio, Villar, and the Baìo de Sampeyre. It is celebrated every five... More...
Featured Essays
Mar 24, 2017
by Patrick Zachmann
Colombian emeralds are known for being the most beautiful in the world and as such, it’s commonplace to see them embellishing fine pieces of jewelry in Europe and North America, alongside diamonds and other precious stones. Their exploitation however, is less shiny as the stones’ brilliance outshines violence, war, poverty, luck and misfortune.

Photographer Patrick Zachmann wanted to explore the story... More...
Featured Essays
Mar 24, 2017
by John Vink
Trisha Brown, an influential dancer and choreographer, died on Saturday March 19th at the age of 80. She is remembered for her brainy, sensual choreography, as well as engaging composers and artists like Robert Rauschenberg in her productions.



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Featured Essays
Mar 24, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Smethwick, a town in the West Midlands of England, was once considered one of the most racist places in Britain due to the infamy of the Conservative candidate’s slogan: “If you want a nigger for a neighbour, vote Liberal or Labour”. It won him the seat and bucked the national, and Smethwick’s historical, trend of voting Labour. Looking at the 67% who voted to leave the EU on 23rd June 2016, you may... More...
Featured Essays
Mar 24, 2017
by Jerome Sessini
Recaptured from pro-Russian rebels in 2014, the key Ukrainian Army stronghold of Avdiivka has been on the front line of the war between government forces and Russian-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine. Avdiivka is close to rebel-controlled Donetsk and important roads used by the rebels to transport machinery and ammunition. Equally important is Avdiivka’s coking and chemical plant - the largest... More...
From the Archive
Mar 24, 2017
by Magnum Photographers
Martin McGuinness has died at the age of 66. He was an Irish republican and Sinn Féin politician who served as the deputy First Minister of Northern Ireland.



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Education
Mar 22, 2017
Magnum is proud to partner with StreetFoto San Francisco to offer a very special masterclass with Magnum Photographer Bruce Gilden.

Gilden brings to his masterclass his unique style of street photography which has truly become his own over the past 40 years of working in New York City and other urban areas, both in the US and abroad. He will work with students to teach them how to improve their pictures... More...
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