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Thomas Dworzak
German, b. 1972 (Member)
Featured Essays
Feb 6, 2018
"In 1947, just as the Iron Curtain fell across Europe, John Steinbeck, the American writer, and Robert Capa, renowned war photographer, made a six-week journey through Stalin's Russia. The following year they published A Russian Journal a book that painted a sympathetic portrait of ordinary Soviets. Seventy years on Julius Strauss, a former long-serving war correspondent, and Thomas Dworzak, the president... More...
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
Mar 10, 2017
French Foreign Ministry diplomats and consular employees undergo regularly hostile environment training at the French Special Forces in Paris region. The training replicates various security scenarios that diplomats could experience in high risk countries in their line of work, including, for example, a Coup D'Etat, crossing unofficial checkpoints, hostile interrogation, intimidation, hostage taking... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 17, 2017
Thomas Dworzak initiated his "Wargames" project with an insight into the issue of security which straddles the territory, between reality and fiction. A particularly emotive topic in a European country forced by the threat of terrorism to live under a State of Emergency, Thomas’ project also pays tribute to the history of France and its links with Germany through the Verdun Centenary commemorations,... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 16, 2016
In early February 2016, Canadian radio host Rob Calabrese created a website called "Cape Breton if Trump Wins" (, promising an idyllic refuge for Americans eager to escape a Donald Trump presidency. The site quickly gained worldwide attention and Cape Breton, a remote island off of the eastern end of Nova Scotia, was suddenly on the map.
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