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British, b. Burma 1947
Werner Bischoff's Post-War Europe
"I felt compelled to venture forth and explore the true face of the world. Leading a satisfying life of plenty had blinded many of us to the immense hardships beyond our borders."
"I was driven to get the real face of the world. Our life of plenty blinded many to the immense hardship beyond our borders. We did our bit for charity, and felt this relieved us of any further involvement in the matter
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Magnum Intensive Documentary Photography Course: in association with London College of Communication
Mar 21, 2017
We are excited to announce the details of the latest Magnum Intensive Documentary Photography Course: in association with London College of Communication. The course will run over the month of August in London, led by Magnum photographers Stuart Franklin and Chris Steele-Perkins, and by Max Houghton, course leader of MA Photojournalism and Documentary Photography at LCC, with other Magnum Photographers,...
The Teds by Chris Steele-Perkins
Sep 14, 2016
21 September - 28 October 2016
Magnum Print Room, 63 Gee Street, London, EC1V 3RS
Open: 11:00 - 16:30, Wednesday – Friday
The Teds by Chris Steele-Perkins will be exhibited in the UK for the first time in nearly 40 years at Magnum Print Room, London. Iconic vintage prints from Steele-Perkins’ series documenting the uniquely British youth culture of the Teds will be shown alongside eight previously...
Football's Coming Home?
Aug 25, 2016
Football isn’t new to China, with origins of the game, then known as ‘Kickball’ being traced back over 2000 years. Although probably not the first place you associate with ‘The Beautiful Game’, recent government initiatives and support from football mad President Xi Jinping means the sport is becoming big business. In the past year Chinese Super League clubs have spent hundreds of millions of pounds...
Abdul Sattar Edhi: 1928-2016
Jul 15, 2016
Abdul Sattar Edhi, creator of the largest public welfare charity in Pakistan, passed away on Friday, July 8th. He will be honored with a state funeral. Edhi ran a string of charities, ranging from orphanages, safe houses for women, mental institutions, identification services for deceased homeless and much more.
Chris Steele-Perkins, who photographed Edhi, shared his thoughts:
"Abdul Sattar EDHI...
From the Archive
Dec 29, 2015
‘Comfort Women’ was the term used to disguise the use of women as sex slaves to the Japanese military during the Pacific (Second World) War. It happened throughout the South Pacific region that Japan controlled, including Korea. Some of the Korean women have been particularly courageous and outspoken about what happened to them and have formed a group fighting for recognition of the crimes committed...