Solidarity, Magnum Square Print Sale and Vogue raise funds for the NAACP

Solidarity, Magnum Square Print Sale and Vogue raise funds for the NAACP

Giulia Pacciardi · 6 months ago · Photography

From Monday, July 27th until Sunday, August 2nd, the legendary photo agency Magnum Photos and Vogue joins forces to raise funds for the NAACP, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

All the artists involved, and the archival photographs selected and offered for sale, explore the theme of unity and solidarity in a year of social upheaval that has seen protests related to the Black Lives Matter movement come to the fore around the world.
While acknowledging the daunting divisions and fault-lines running through society, the selection will examine a simultaneous human yearning for commune and connection, aiming to explore the strength of both the individual and collective, as well as the interdependence of peoples around the world in the face of adversity and oppression.

Several photographs depict the civil rights movement in the United States and the ongoing struggle for racial equality, exploring moments in history, from the beginning to the present day, when human ties and the mobilization of the masses have sought to bring about positive change by fighting shoulder to shoulder.

The prints, all measuring 15.24×15.24 cm, in museum quality and signed, will be sold for a single week for $100 and 50% of the proceeds will be donated to the NAACP, one of the first and most influential civil rights associations in the United States founded in 1909.

Here you will find a selection of our favorites, but we recommend you visit the Magnum Shop so you don’t miss any of the photographs of international artists such as Daniel Arnold, Christopher Anderson, Peter van Agtmael, Eve Arnold, Miranda Barnes, Matt Black, June Canedo de Souza, Bruce Davidson, Raymond Depardon, W. Eugene Smith, Stuart Franklin, Harry Gruyaert, Hassan Hajjaj, Bob Henriques, Yael Martinez, Eli Reed, Richie Shazam, Alec Soth, Newsha Tavakolian, Shirin Neshat, Larry Towell, Ed Templeton, and many others.

USA. Minneaplolis, Minnesota. June 2, 2020. The scene at Cup Foods, the site of the killing of George Floyd by Police. As the days went on, the site was one of mourning and anger, but also turned into an ongoing block party.
PETER VAN AGTMAEL/MAGNUM PHOTOS
USA. Virginia. Petersburg. Civil strike, Core group. Training activist not to react to provocation. 1960.
EVE ARNOLD/MAGNUM PHOTOS
MEXICO. Mexico City. Olympic games. American athletes Larry James, Lee Evans and Ron Freeman (left to right) on the 400 metres podium at the 1968 Olympic Games. They demonstrate against US race discrimination by clutching their fists on the podium.
RAYMOND DEPARDON/MAGNUM PHOTOS
STUART FRANKLIN/MAGNUM PHOTOS
Cyclists in the rain. Shanghai, China. 1993
USA. 1973. American political activist Angela Davis.
PHILIPPE HALSMAN/MAGNUM PHOTOS
USA. Chicago. Muhammad ALI, boxing world heavy weight champion showing off his right fist. 1966.
THOMAS HOEPKER/MAGNUM PHOTOS
USA. Greenwood, Mississippi. 1963. After giving a concert in a cotton field with Pete Seeger and Theo Bikel, Bob Dylan plays behind the SNCC office. Bernice Reaon, one of the original Freedom Singers and later the leader of Sweet Honey in the Rock, listens. Mendy Samstein sits behind Dylan and talks to Willie Blue.
DANNY LYON/MAGNUM PHOTOS
USA. GEORGIA. Forsyth County. Antiracism March. 1987.
ELI REED/MAGNUM PHOTOS
Tell Your Friends to Pull Up. New York City. 2020.
RICHIE SHAZAM/VOGUE
Women of Agadez. 2018.
STEPHEN TAYO/VOGUE
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The hypnotic photographic portraits by Jake Wangner

The hypnotic photographic portraits by Jake Wangner

Collater.al Contributors · 3 days ago · Photography

Jake Wangner is a young American photographer who creates hypnotic analogue portraits. His career began in 2010, at the age of fourteen, and has not stopped since. This is his only certainty.

“In 2010 I had my first pay day. I took photos and video of a graduation at the high school my mom taught at in Keller, Texas. I sold DVD’s to the parents and made enough money to convince my 14-year old self that this was my lifetime career.”

Jake Wangner is a creative, original and thoughtful photographer who produces beautifully crafted analogue shots. Playing with colour, light, timing and double exposure, he creates powerful, dynamic and sensitive images.

Colour plays a fundamental role in his work, the choice of one shade rather than another has a consequence on the whole result of the shot. Colours convey different energies, emotions and moods and each combination produces a unique effect. His photographs are a mirror in which to look at oneself, prompting the viewer to confrontation and self-analysis.

Jake Wangner has also recently published a book of photography and poetry entitled alone, together, which can be purchased on his personal website.
See a selection of his shots here, follow him on Instagram and visit his website.

Words by Federica Cimorelli

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Neil Krug and his collaboration with Tame Impala

Neil Krug and his collaboration with Tame Impala

Collater.al Contributors · 10 hours ago · Photography

Time has always had the power to fascinate, amaze and frighten men. The greatest merit of this sense of sublime can certainly be attributed to its ephemerality and one of the most interesting challenges for visual artists is capturing it. Neil Krug, a famous photographer and art director in the music world, helped to give a face to this transience. 

In addition to having edited for a long time the image of Lana Del Rey, through the covers of Ultraviolence, Honeymoon and Lust for life, among the collaborations of Krug we also find Tame Impala. To capture the album The Slow Rush, released in 2020, Krug and the band went to Kolmanskop, an abandoned city in the Namibian desert. It used to be one of the richest European colonies, now what remains are large sand dunes high up to the ceiling of luxury buildings. 

– Read also: Sand of Time, when the presence of man dies under a layer of sand

The result reveals surreal interiors, characterized by very bright blue and red. The intention was to recreate a family environment, something already seen and experienced, but hidden at the same time. In several interviews Krug says that he has always wanted to avoid the literal interpretation of something, preferring, instead, a more dreamy, mystical and sometimes psychedelic style that fits perfectly with the music of Kevin Parker (frontman of Tame Impala). 

As we can see, time is the protagonist of the audiovisual narration, translated into Krug’s photography in which greater attention is given to the aura you want to capture rather than to the image itself. To learn more about his work, you can follow him on his Instagram account

Article by Cobie

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Sam Livm’s young women, free and sensual

Sam Livm’s young women, free and sensual

Giulia Guido · 9 hours ago · Photography

The young women immortalized by Sam Livm‘s camera are carefree, free, beautiful, true and sensual. Sam was born in Manchester but now lives and works in New York, a city that has allowed him to pursue his two great passions, filmmaking and photography. While through the first he tries to give shape to his ideas, the second, which he approached in 2012, allows him to represent the world as it is, almost in a documentary way. 

At the center of his lens, we see above all faces and bodies of young women, the perfect subject to convey that sense of freedom that you can feel at the age of twenty when everything seems possible and you can enjoy every moment of life. 

Over the years his technique has changed and evolved and if at the beginning the only subject of his work were the people he photographed, gradually the spotlight moved on him, transforming the camera in the middle to convey his feelings, his emotions. This change transformed his style, making it real, almost palpable, but at the same time intimate and unique. 

Below you will find our favorite shots, to find out more about Sam Livm go to his site.

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The importance of the body in the shots of Anouk Brouwer

The importance of the body in the shots of Anouk Brouwer

Giulia Guido · 7 hours ago · Photography

The only universal language is that of the body. If a person tells us in a language we don’t know that they’re sad, we’re not able to, but if they’re crying we immediately understand their mood. 
Our body is a very powerful means to convey thoughts, emotions and feelings, we just need to know how to use it. Anouk Brouwer certainly knows how to do it, and her photographs are undeniable proof of this. 

Anouk Brouwer was born in 1993 in the Netherlands and after years of studies that took her around the world, from The New York Film Academy to The Amsterdam Fashion Institute & Ryerson School of Fashion, today she lives and works in Tokyo. 
Her degrees in acting and fashion, combined with her constant search for ways to express herself, have led her to shoot images in which the performance of the body becomes pure art. 

– Read also: Geometries of the body in Lin Yung Cheng’s shots

In her series “Irrationality“, inspired by the story of two artists who fall in love despite speaking two different languages, we find this use of the human body perfectly. The bodies of Solène and Lin touch each other, brush against each other, interlock in a game that needs no words. 

But Anouk Brouwer’s work does not end with photography. A year ago, in fact, she made her first short film, entitled “Body Language” in which the protagonist expresses her values and feelings only through her movements. 

Check out “Body Language” below and follow Anouk Brouwer on Instagram so you don’t miss out on her upcoming work!

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