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Alex Majoli
Italian, b. 1971 (Member)
It didn't took so long before we decided to burn the sofa that Andy brought 7 years ago in Cesura. It was dirty, ugly, smelly, rotten in any sense, but Andy with all his determination was sleeping there every time he was coming to the "office".
We had a wonderful night on the bank's of the tidone river remembering our friend killed by a mortar on May 25th (same day Capa died) near Donetsk , and Read full story
Oct 11, 2017
To celebrate Magnum Photos’ 70th anniversary, Magnum Photographers Alex Majoli and Christopher Anderson will work alongside each other in our second instalment of the Live Lab program, which will take place in Shenzhen.

Carried out in collaboration with Daken Art’s International Urban Image Festival, the photographers will be participating in a creative experiment which is as much about their collaboration... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 4, 2017
During these first weeks of the Trump presidency, while Americans have gone to the streets and internet to express opposition, the news media itself has taken on an important role in the national dialogue concerning truth and press freedom. The terms “fake news” and “alternative facts” have become common expressions ever since inauguration day. The new administration’s approach to the press has been... More...
Featured Essays
Mar 17, 2017
Alberto Masi’s workshop has been located in the same building at the Vigorelli Velodrome in Milan since his father opened the shop in the 1950’s. Faliero Masi, Alberto’s father, began making bicycle frames after a career as a professional road racer and team mechanic, going on to make custom frames for other cyclists such as Vittorio Adorni, who won the World Road Race Championship with a Masi bike... More...
Aug 25, 2016
Earlier this year, Alex Majoli traveled to Tokyo to photograph artist and writer Yayoi Kusama in her Shinjuku studio. Throughout her career she has worked in a wide variety of media, including painting, collage, scat sculpture, performance art, and environmental installations, most of which exhibit her thematic interest in psychedelic colors, repetition and pattern. Kusama is also a published novelist... More...
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Apr 7, 2016
This past February Alex Majoli visited China to document the world’s largest annual migration: Chunyun, the Spring Festival travel season. It’s estimated that this holiday migration is sixty times larger than the US equivalent, Thanksgiving.
2.9 billion trips are made between January 21st and March 3rd. Approximately 170 million migrant workers take part in a sort of reverse-migration, returning to... More...