Igor Posner’schapter fragments from a book project about St. Petersburg (2006-2009) – “Notes from Underground” (working title).
View the slideshow on BURN MAGAZINE.
Last year, Magnum Photos and British Journal of Photography announced a special partnership around education that sees the world’s longest running photography magazine work with the participants of Magnum Photos’ international workshop program to showcase selected portfolios online. Initiated in 2007 as part of Magnum’s 60th year anniversary celebrations, Magnum’s workshop programs provide opportunities for [...]
“This project is part of a larger, long term investigation into my personal world. It is meant to be a family portrait of a family I married into – becoming an insider in a Korean household, while retaining an outsider’s perspective. The project, part of a larger body of work, is meant to be a [...]
How do you praise your God? How do you pray to Him? Do you believe in Jesus Christ? Ghanaians believe. Posters and billboards advertising conventions, new churches, miracle prayers, religious matters of all sorts are spread all around Ghana. Pastors of every Christian denomination proclaim the Word of God in radio and television, in buses, [...]
Rodrigo Cruz – The Promised Land Every year, thousands of Central Americans from Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras illegally enter Mexico via the southern border with the goal of reaching the United States in search of a better life. The journey is long and full of dangers, traveling for days as they cross the country [...]
Connecticut based photographer Andrew Sullivan has a wonderful essay about how Harlem’s Jazz legacy is being preserved in the face of redevelopment. Sullivan was named a finalist for the Magnum Cultural Foundation’s inaugural David Alan Harvey Fund for Emerging Photographers in January 2008 for his Harlem Jazz story. View Sullivan’s Harlem Jazz at www.andrew-sullivan.com. (THE [...]
“I’d like to introduce you to my parents Brigitte and Bernard; ordinary people, except to me. “On advice of Magnum Photos photographer David Alan Harvey, I started to photograph them: “I am thinking your parents to be perhaps the best..first of all, photographing your parents cannot wait til later……you cannot take your parents for granted…..you [...]
FROM BURN MAGAZINE: At an altitude slightly above twelve thousand feet, in the Central Andean region of Peru, pollution is a fact of life for the inhabitants of La Oroya. Since 1922, the city of La Oroya has been exposed to toxic emissions released from the Doe Run Peru metal smelting plant. View Michael’s essay [...]
The latest exceptional offering from David Alan Harvey’s BURN Magazine. Julia Komissaroff – Kitab al-Balad “I call it “Kitab al-Balad” – the Book of the City. 11 years I’ve been circling in the narrow streets of Jerusalem’s Old City. This is a transformation of the City and me, the story how we became the one. [...]
Essay about orphan boys and mentally retarded teenagers at a boarding school for disabled children who try to make their independent living. See the Markov’s essay on BURN Magazine here.
Magnum photographer David Alan Harvey has launched Burn Magazine as an online magazine/journal on December 21, 2008. It is a spinoff of his popular blog “Road Trips” which he started in December of 2006. “Burn is born from an educational imperative and to bring strong photographic essays and powerful text to not only photographers, but to [...]