The project for which he receives the ICP Infinity Award—Libyan Sugar (2016)— explores ethical distance and the iconography of warfare while using a phone camera. A book on the series was released in 2016 by Twin Palms Publishers; a lm and a mixed media installation will complete the project
Michael Christopher Brown's "Libyan Sugar" centers around the 2011 Libyan Revolution, detailed through photographs, journal entries, and written communication with family and colleagues. "Libyan Sugar" is a depiction of a youth uprising that quickly becam
Michael Christopher Brown has been made an Associate Member
Carolyn Drake has been made a Magnum Nominee
Matt Black has been made a Magnum Nominee
Newsha Tavakolian has been made a Magnum Nominee
Max Pinckers has been made a Magnum Nominee
Richard Mosse has been made a Magnum Nominee
Lorenzo Meloni has been made a Magnum Nominee
While working on a project that was a mammoth photo editing task—our Congo story, published on our News site—I came across Michael Christopher Browns’s ironically lovely images from the Congo, taken between 2012 and 2013. The original news story is an 11,000 word piece that dives deep into Congo’s conflicted and violent history, and its strained yet hopeful relationship with the United Nations peacekeeping mission.
In a message on Twitter posted earlier today, photographer Michael Christopher Brown has confirmed that he's Magnum Photos' new nominee. 'Proud and honored to be accepted as a nominee this year,' he wrote. In two years' time he will be able to resubmit hi
There now is a new pitch up on emphas.is by Michael Christopher Brown, entitled The Libyan Republic - if you want to support a photojournalist specifically working in the country, which still torn by war, check it out
Photographed predominantly in the broken, rusted, skeletons of communities around Sakhalin Island, Russia, these images explore the wintry atmosphere of a remote land and its people, long scarred from the Soviet era and left behind in modern times.