Photo Week

Mark Cohen

Why photography needs museums

As the V&A announces plans for its major new photography centre, opening in October, we talk to Senior Curator Martin Barnes about the important role that museums play in setting photography within a wider historical and cultural context.

What does a visual history of ISIS look like?

For the first issue of Magnum Chronicles, Peter van Agtmael has looked at the origins and actions of Islamic State. As part of our photo special this week, he tells us why he wanted to offer an alternative view of the terrorist group from the mass hysteria of Western media

Making photobooks: Advice and insights from Trolley

As part of our photo special this week, we’ve been talking to London publishers about the joys and challenges of making photobooks. Here, Hannah Watson – Director of Trolley Books – discusses publishing books on motherhood, civil rights and London’s first ever AIDS ward

Photo London Satellite: our picks

From Juno Calypso’s whimsical self portraits to Lorenzo Vitturi’s poetic reflections on Nigeria’s globalisation, Art Director Gem Fletcher shares her top picks from the fringe events of Photo London 2018

How I Got Here: Jonas Bendiksen

After interning at Magnum Photos as a teenager, Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen went on to join the prestigious agency when he was just 27. As part of our photo special this week, he talks about luck, determination and the importance of a great story


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