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Magnum Foundation 2013 Spring Newsletter

June 7, 2013

Grantee News From Magnum Foundation:


LA RUTA: TRAVELING PHOTO-BASED EXHIBITION

Installation view from LA RUTA, NYC, 2013. Photo by Ruth Prieto

MF’s immigration-themed installation related to the traveling theater piece, LA RUTA, has come to a close for the summer. For installation shots, resources related to the immigration debate, and glowing reviews, check out our LA RUTA page. Thanks to all for traveling to our far-flung venues in the Bronx, Queens, and Staten Island!

PHOTOGRAPHY, EXPANDED RECAP

Ben Lowy speaks at Photography, Expanded. Photo by Ruth Prieto

Photography, Expanded, organized with the Open Society Foundations, engaged a sold-out crowd in innovative photography projects. Photographers and tech-strategists were brought together to cross-pollinate ideas and share multi-platform storytelling strategies. Resources from the conference are available online.

MF FELLOWS IN THE NEWS


Victims amid rubble of a garment factory collapse in Savar, Bangladesh 2013.
Taslima Akhter

We are proud to announce that our fellows, Taslima Akhter, Alexis Lambrou, Ruth Prieto, and Pete Pin have recently been featured on TIME LightBox, The New York Times Lens blog, and NPR. These fellows honed their skills and developed their projects either through MF’s Human Rights Fellowship Program or its Emergency Fund Fellowship program, which supports emerging documentary photographers working on under-reported stories in NYC.

BURT GLINN IN ESOPUS MAGAZINE

“Rosita Reformed Pigeons,” Burt Glinn/Magnum Photos

Issue 19 of Esopus Magazine (spring 2013) features an unpublished story by Burt Glinn, “Rosita’s Reformed Pigeons,” co-edited by Legacy Director, John Jacob, for the magazine’s ongoing series “Analog Recovery.“

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