WeTransfer announces Magnum Photos partnership
Presenting two digital zines with exclusive interviews and photographs
15 MAY 2017, AMSTERDAM
SummaryMagnum Photos president Martin Parr has curated a selection of the print swaps from which photographer David Hurn has built a collection. Parr’s selection will be on display at Photo London on May 15th. WeTransfer offers a zine containing images from the exhibition, as well as interviews with Parr and Hurr, authorities in the field of documentary photography.
Celebrating Magnum Photos’ 70th anniversary, WeTransfer is proud to present a digital zine made especially for the occasion. The zine features an exclusive interview with photographers Martin Parr and David Hurn alongside a collection of pictures from renowned Magnum photographers like Elliott Erwitt, Henri Cartier-Bresson and more.
Since day one, WeTransfer has been a vocal supporter of the creative community, showcasing projects it loves and bringing creatives together on original, collaborative projects across art, design, music, and photography.
WeTransfer head of photography partnerships Lucy Pike says about the collaboration: "In the photography world, few organisations are as important as Magnum Photos. Its photographers have documented most of the world’s major events since the 1930s – covering industry, society and people, places of interest, politics and news events, disasters and conflict. This year, Magnum is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a series of events, exhibitions and books – and we're excited to be celebrating with them."
In light of its anniversary, renowned Magnum photographer Martin Parr has curated an exhibition showcasing the extensive collection of print swaps from fellow Magnum member David Hurn. Between may 18th and 21st, Parr’s selection will be on display at Photo London. WeTransfer will offer a downloadable zine containing images from the exhibition, as well as an exclusive interview with Parr and Hurr.
On May 26th, WeTransfer will release a second zine that revolves around the Magnum Manifesto exhibition that looks back over 70 years of Magnum. The exhibition iscurated by the head of MOMA San Francisco. This second zine contains interviews with photographers Constantine Manos, Richard Kalvar, and Olivia Arthur.
"In the photography world, few organisations are as important as Magnum Photos. Its photographers have documented most of the world’s major events since the 1930s – covering industry, society and people, places of interest, politics and news events, disasters and conflict. This year, Magnum is celebrating its 70th anniversary with a series of events, exhibitions and books – and we're excited to be celebrating with them." Lucy Pike - WeTransfer Head of Photography Partnerships
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