Tag Archives: Magnum

Martin Parr visits WA

Magnum photographer Martin Parr was down under recently photographing the Western Australian cities of Fremantle, Broome and Port Hedland for the City of Freemantle’s biennial photography festival, FotoFreo (that runs from March 17th until April 15th next year).  The footage above features Parr reflecting on his Aussie experience, the role of Magnum and the tricky ground between art photography and photojournalism.

Jim Goldberg wins 2011 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize

Jim Goldberg, 'Bangladesh. Dhaka. 2007. Drug Addicts'

Magnum photographer Jim Goldberg has beaten fellow finalists Thomas Demand, Roe Ethridge and Elad Lassry to win this year’s Deutsche Börse Photography Prize.  Awarded to a living photographer who has made the most significant contribution to photography in Europe in the past year, Goldberg received the £30,000 prize for his ongoing project Open See, a series he began in 2003 that documents the experiences of immigrants and displaced peoples in Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe.