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Michael Christopher Brown
American, b. 1978
Jan 23, 2017
Magnum Photos is excited to announce a bookmaking masterclass in Los Angeles, taking place on Friday 24 & Saturday 25 February 2017.

The event is a two-day workshop centered around creating and publishing photo books – starting from the very first stages of editing a project into a book, to concept, design and printing – as well as exploring the ins and outs of self publishing versus working with... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 3, 2016
The Mbuti are one of the many pygmy groups indigenous to the Democratic Republic of Congo. Currently, between 30,000 and 40,000 members of the group live in the Ituri Rainforest, situated in the DRC’s north-east. Individual communities range in size from 15 to 60 people.
The Mbuti consider the forest a living entity: they refer to it as the providing “mother” or “father” and in times of crisis, will... More...
Featured Essays
Oct 3, 2016
Michael Christopher Brown has been traveling extensively in the conflict-ravaged eastern Democratic Republic of Congo since 2012. He recalled coming across people suffering from psychiatric disorders and wondered if there was any place for them to go, especially since hospital access is limited. In 2016 Brown was able to visit one of the few mental health facilities in the eastern DRC, the Brothers... More...
Mar 2, 2016
May 9 – 13, 2016
University of Texas, Austin

Magnum Photos is proud to announce a new workshop programme at The University of Texas at Austin, in collaboration with the Harry Ransom Center. We are pleased to announce that Matt Black and Alessandra Sanguinetti will be the workshop teachers in Austin. Each photographer will lead students through a focused program, outlined below.

Aimed at photographers... More...
Oct 23, 2015
Magnum Photos is pleased to announce a 2 day portfolio review and editing masterclass with Michael Christopher Brown and Christopher Anderson.

Over a two day period, from December 12-13, Masterclass participants will participate in both individual and group critiques lead by Michael Christopher Brown. With particular focus paid to story formation, honing the individual vision, and presentation and... More...