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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

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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.”

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Our March 2018 newsletter is out! Check out featured projects by Zackary Canepari, Jessica Dimmock, Stefano De Luigi and Nichole Sobecki, along with workshops, exhibitions and recent publications.

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  • Zackary Canepari
  • Jessica Dimmock
  • Linda Bournane Engelberth
  • Danny Wilcox Frazier
  • Ziyah Gafic
  • Ashley Gilbertson
  • Ron Haviv
  • Ed Kashi
  • Maciek Nabrdalik
  • Ilvy Njiokiktjien
  • Carlos Javier Ortiz
  • Ruddy Roye
  • Nichole Sobecki
  • Tomas Van Houtryve

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  • Jocelyn Bain Hogg
  • Philip Blenkinsop
  • Stefano De Luigi
  • Gary Knight
  • 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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  • Ali Arkady
  • Leonardo Carrato
  • Sharon Castellanos
  • Fabiola Ferrero
  • Hector Guerrero
  • Christopher Lee
  • Esther Ruth Mbabazi
  • Valentina Sinis
  • Line Ørnes Søndergaard
  • Mathias Svold

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