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Mark Power
British, b. 1959
Featured Essays
Aug 2, 2017
On assignment for Pacific Standard, Mark Power visited the arid American Southwest to document the engineering required to provide water and power to the region's communities.

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Featured Essays
Jun 6, 2017
In October 2016, weeks before the Presidential Election, Mark Power traveled through states bordering the lower Mississippi River, continuing his documentation of economics and race in the United States.

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Aug 25, 2016
In 2006, setting out to better understand the rise of nationalism then (as now) evident in the UK, as well as notions of Englishness, photographer Mark Power and poet Daniel Cockrill travelled around the country on several road trips, stopping at a range of towns and cities along the way.

The project continued over the next four years, and as time progressed they witnessed the country slide into... More...
From the Archive
Jun 29, 2016
Friday, July 1st marks the 100th anniversary of the bloody first day of the Battle of the Somme.

The British photographer Mark Power (1959) worked in Peacehaven, a small town on the south coast of England. founded in 1916 as part of the British government’s ‘homes fit for heroes’ campaign, it was hoped that this seaside arcadia would become a place where traumatized war veterans could
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May 31, 2016
14 June, 7pm

Barbican Centre
Silk Street, London
EC2Y 8DS

Join Magnum Photos for the first in a programme of talks at the Barbican Centre, leading up to the celebration of Magnum’s 70th anniversary in 2017.

The world is currently experiencing the largest migration of people since WWII, with an estimated 60 million people on the move fleeing from war, persecution and poverty, according to the UN.... More...