Category: Emeritus

Available for purchase from May 17 through May 31, 2018 are portfolios reciprocally curated by Jocelyn Bain Hogg and Stefano De Luigi.

The sets are limited to only 25 copies worldwide with the boxes numbered and signed and the 15 10” x 8” archival C types signed on the back of the image. Within the box is a personal statement from each photographer about the work they edited and their own projects and a captioned template of the enclosed photographs.

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PDN Photo Annual 2018

Ilvy Njiokiktjien and Sara Terry are included in the PDN Photo Annual 2018.

Ilvy’s photo of a 12-year-old boy named John Francis in an Internally Displaced Persons Camp in Wau, South Sudan was included in the Photojournalism / Documentary category.

Sara’s book, “War is Only Half the Story: Ten Years of the Aftermath Project,” was included in the photo books category. The book is a ten-year retrospective of the work of the documentary photography program The Aftermath Project, which has supported post-conflict storytelling by some of the world’s best photographers.

Announcing the Open Call for the VII Masterclass in Warsaw!

Beginning on September 13, 2018, VII photographers Stefano De Luigi, Ziyah Gafic, Ed Kashi, Maciek Nabrdalik, Ilvy Njiokiktjien, Maggie Steber, Sara Terry and Tomas Van Houtryve, along with multiple guest speakers, will work with students during 3 four-day sessions, spread over the course of seven months.

The previous editions of the VII Masterclass in Milan and Berlin drew 48 students from 19 different countries. Don’t miss out on the unique opportunity to participate in VII Masterclass Warsaw — apply now through June 14, 2018!

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Seamus Murphy

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Seamus Murphy

Work

Stories / Films / Archive

Location

London, England

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Biography

Seamus Murphy is the recipient of seven World Press Photo awards for work in Afghanistan, Gaza, Lebanon, Sierra Leone, Peru, and Ireland.

He has been exhibited widely and is in the collections of The Getty Museum Los Angeles, Imperial War Museum, Stanford University, FRAC Auvergne, the Incite Project.

He has made films for The New Yorker, Channel 4 Television in the UK, and for musician PJ Harvey.

He is the author of four books: A Darkness Visible: Afghanistan (Saqi Books. 2008)  based on 12 trips to the country between 1994 and 2007. I Am The Beggar of the World (Farrar Straus Giroux. 2014) offers a rare glimpse into the lives of Afghan women through anonymous Landay poetry.

Murphy and PJ Harvey collaborated on the book The Hollow of the Hand (Bloomsbury 2015). An exhibition and presentation followed at the Royal Festival Hall, London in 2015 and at Les Recontres d’Arles in France in 2016.

His latest book, The Republic (Allen Lane. 2016), is a personal portrait of Ireland, exhibited in Dublin in 2017.

In February 2018 at Hotel Fontfreyde in Clermont-Ferrand, France, Murphy exhibited Life is in Many Days, a review of 30 years of his work.

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    David Bowie Subway Takeover

    Photo of David Bowie by Antonin Kratochvil

    One of Antonin Kratochvil’s iconic photos of David Bowie is included in Spotify’s “immersive David Bowie subway takeover.”

    “David Bowie is, organized by the Victoria and Albert Museum, London, has been up since March at the Brooklyn Museum and honors Bowie’s life, art, and work. In a larger-than-life extension of the exhibition, Spotify is transforming New York City’s Broadway-Lafayette subway station into an underground takeover that pays tribute to the legendary works and sensational life of the musical icon. Fans and visitors can be awed while exploring the Broadway-Lafayette station from Tuesday, April 17 until Sunday, May 13.”

    See photos of the exhibition

    The Pierre & Alexandra Boulat Award, supported by LaScam (société civile des auteurs multimedia), is designed to help a photographer carry out an original reporting project through a €8000 endowment.

    The award will be presented to a professional photographer of any age, sex or nationality who wishes to cover a social, economic, political or cultural issue in a journalistic manner. The award is given in order to allow the winner to produce a story that has never been told but that the photographer cannot find support for within the media

    Download the official announcement and rules here. 

    The application dossier must be sent no later than June 15, 2018 at midnight.

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    • Ron Haviv
    • Ed Kashi
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    • Ruddy Roye
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    • Philip Blenkinsop
    • Stefano De Luigi
    • Gary Knight
    • Antonin Kratochvil
    • Joachim Ladefoged
    • Paul Lowe
    • Christopher Morris
    • Seamus Murphy
    • Franco Pagetti
    • Daniel Schwartz
    • Maggie Steber
    • John Stanmeyer
    • Sara Terry
    • The Estate of Alexandra Boulat

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    • Leonardo Carrato
    • Sharon Castellanos
    • Fabiola Ferrero
    • Hector Guerrero
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    • Valentina Sinis
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    • Furkan Temir

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