Turning Points: Life-Changing Moments by Magnum Photographers - Photographs and texts courtesy of Magnum Photos | LensCulture

From iconic images of major world events, to intimate moments of pleasure and delight — here is an outstanding selection of remarkable images from Magnum Photos — each with a personal story

Thomas Dworzak: Mining For Memes On Instagram

Following various hashtag threads, he came upon a series of unusual links, including one with pictures of dogs and cats dressed as the Pope. And, what fascinated him was that the people posting these pictures apparently weren’t aware that other people were dressing their pets as the Pope too.

Video Pick: Thomas Dworzak’s Long View of the Caucasus | PDNPulse

Since the 1990s, Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak has explored the volatile republics of the Northern Caucasus. It’s a region that’s now in the news because alleged Boston bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev had ties there, but  Chechnya, Da

In the book’s introduction, Dworzak called Kavkas “a toast to the Caucasus.” Magnum in Motion made a multimedia slide show of some of the images from the book. They appear on screen as in the book, interspersed with text from writers including Tolstoy, Lermontov and Pushkin.

Postcard from Libya: Thomas Dworzak

Thomas Dworzak, a Magnum photographer who has worked in Chechnya, Iran, and Iraq, is currently in Benghazi, Libya, with our writer Jon Lee Anderson. …

Thomas Dworzak, a Magnum photographer who has worked in Chechnya, Iran, and Iraq, is currently in Benghazi, Libya, with our writer Jon Lee Anderson. Here’s a selection of what they’ve witnessed this week.

Magnum / Georgia | dvafoto

Magnum’s Georgian Spring is an incredibly interesting project, and possibly a turning point in photojournalism and agency work. This book, print, web and ‘multimedia’ project is a collaboration with the Georgian state itself, funded by the Ministry of Culture and arranged by photographer Thomas Dworzak with Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili, and independently curated by publisher Chris Boot.

Magnum On Georgia, For Georgia

This month Magnum Photos releases Georgian Spring: A Magnum Journal, a group project for which ten photographers—Thomas Dworzak, Martine Franck, Mark Power, Alex Majoli, Martin Parr, Alec Soth, Jonas Bendiksen, Antoine D’Agata, Gueorgui Pinkhassov and Paolo Pellegrin—traveled to the Eastern European country to document the contemporary culture and national identity. The book is curated and published by Chris Boot, a former Magnum director in London.

Wars: Chechnya and Iraq. A Magnum photo essay. – – Slate Magazine

Photographs by Thomas Dworzak

“I’m embedded with the Americans in Iraq. As a Westerner, there is no more access to the insurgents’ side. I don’t claim to have any overview. History made my choice—it’s fine!”

Check it out here.