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Jonas Bendiksen
Norwegian, b. 1977
Nov 14, 2017
How do Magnum Photographers work in the
world of corporate advertising?

Join Magnum photographers Thomas Dworzak, Newsha Tavakolian and Jonas Bendiksen, along with Dominik Wichmann from advertising agency Looping.Group, in a discussion about how visual story telling influences their work in corporate communication and advertising.

Thomas Dworzak
Thomas Dworzak is from Kötzting, Germany, but grew... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 8, 2017
“Surely I am coming back soon.”

The New Testament’s penultimate verse prophesying Jesus Christ’s imminent return remains one of history’s defining sentences. Christians have waited two thousand years for the second coming of Jesus Christ, when he will bring about the End Times, judge mankind and correct our hopelessly flawed existence. If he came, what would Jesus say about our contemporary world,... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 4, 2017
Very much a man’s world during the first thirty years of its existence, NASA began regularly recruiting female personnel during the 1980s. Though the first who took on technical roles at Kennedy Space Center had to face challenges (one recalls being mistaken for a secretary), the environment has completely changed, with women working in many fields, often as team leaders.
Kathy Leuders, program manager... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 2, 2016
(Click here to access the the still images with audio of the subjects singing.)

"All around the world, I’ve had problems explaining my home country of Norway to people. Even if they imagine they know where this small nation is on the map–somewhere near the North Pole, many say–it is often difficult to find well-known Norwegian exports people can relate to. Nobel Peace prizes, fjords, oil exports,... More...
Featured Essays
Sep 21, 2016
The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is a secure fortress which houses virtually every single seed known to man. Its mission is to ensure crop diversity and safeguard these seeds from worldwide crises including war, nuclear disaster, and natural catastrophes. It holds more than 860,000 samples of crop diversity.

During one of only two deposits made each year, photographer Jonas Bendiksen was given access... More...
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