Tag: Paolo Pellegrin

Italy by Magnum , from Henri Cartier-Bresson to Paolo Pellegrin – The Eye of Photography

For L’Italia di Magnum. Da Henri Cartier-Bresson a Paolo Pellegrin, an exhibition currently on view at CAMERA – Centro Italiano per la Fotografia, in Torino, twenty photographers have been called upon to recount events, great and small, through Italian figures and localities from the post-war years right up to the present day, in a blend of famous and less familiar photographs, of places known throughout the world and of ordinary citizens who make up the social and visual fabric of Italia.

Link:
http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/en/2017/03/21/article/159943021/litalia-di-magnum-da-henri-cartier-bresson-a-paolo-pellegrin/

Extraordinary New Book Unveils the Untold Stories of the World’s Greatest Photojournalists – Feature Shoot

The duty of a photojournalist, according to many, is to remain detached in a moment of crisis, to compartmentalize scenes of violence and war from the goings on of everyday life. As suggested by Italian journalist Mario Calabresi in his extraordinary book

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Editions lamaindonne presents the work of Ljubiša Danilovic in this book entitled Le Desert Russe (The Russian Desert). As the author explains, “By 2050, Russia will have lost a third of its current population. The largest country in the world will then have just a hundred million  citizens.

Link:
http://www.magnumphotos.com/C.aspx?VP3=CMS3&VF=MAGO31_4&VBID=2K1HZOQ0TK4782&IID=2K1HRG6BHMUK

Collective book: Congo by Paolo Pellegrin and Alex Majoli published by Aperture – The Eye of Photography

Magnum photographers Paolo Pellegrin and Alex Majoli present a collaborative document of the Congo and its people. Bringing together the best of each photographer’s personal styles as well as experimental forays into abstraction and collage, this volume captures what Alain Mabanckou describes as a full range of the landscape, “from urban scenes to great forests and back, reflecting the way it is in most African societies today.” With no captions or individual photo credits, the densely printed images—presented on full-bleed pages, as gatefolds, or as double-spread gatefolds—become wholly immersive.

Link:
http://www.loeildelaphotographie.com/2015/06/08/book/28216/collective-book-congo-by-paolo-pellegrin-and-alex-majoli-published-by-aperture

Just Make It Happen

The bottom line, is this photojournalism thing is broken. If you’ve ever seen a horde of Dutch photographers (home of World Press Photo) work a woman’s team of gold medal winning water-polo players, you’d agree. The people that should be working to fix th