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Heroes

From Latvia to Brazil, Afghanistan to Leros, Alex Majoli escapes his self. He now escapes photojournalism to focus on "simple people". He erased the context of the photograph. The people are alone on a black background. Majoli lights them up with "the light of God". They are the Heroes.

The Path to Buddha

"Interesting, isn't it, that we ascribe to Steve's contemplative behavior a Buddhist way, but indeed, he is not a practicing Buddhist. Having the mind of someone who is searching for something that he or she doesn't know yet: That's the mind of a beginner. The person who hasn't made up their mind is always willing to change their mind and always willing to allow new things to fill up their mind. That's a mark of his work, I think, and it's why we value it." Anthony Bannon

No Whisper No Sigh

An introspective photo essay built around the concept of silence - from the societal silence surrounding madness; to that most personal silence, the intense desire to express oneself and unburden the soul.

In the Wake of Katrina

Larry Towell, and novelist, Ace Atkins, set out to conver the wake of the hurricane Katrina. This became an intimate one week road trip through a strange landscape and a tribute to human endurance.

Tour De France

Covering the Tour de France for over 60 years, Magnum Photographers have captured all the elements that make the race the greatest event in cycling.

September 11

Many have seen the images of the collision, the burning towers, the fall and the rubble. Eight Magnum Photographers give their eyewitness accounts of the attack and their perspectives on the consequences, five years later.

Personal Best

Elliott loves dogs, beaches, nudists and religion as "interesting photographic topics". He says: "I have to do books, I've been around so long, most editors think I'm dead."

Divided Germany

Two years after Berlin had been divided by a wall into an eastern and a western part, Kristall magazine sent Hoepker to document how the citizens of West Berlin, especially the children, had adjusted to living in the shadow of the wall. In an effort to improve relations between East and West Germany, Willy Brandt later arranged an exchange of journalists. Hoepker's wife was among those allowed into East Germany and he was able to go with her. Touring the region for the first time since it had come under the control of a dictatorial regime, Hoepker was stunned by what he saw.

Minutes To Midnight

Following a journey of 90,000 kilometers, Trent Parke explored the Australian hinterland in an attempt to find his place within an Australia vastly different from the one in which he grew up.

The Longest Week

7/7 The Longest Week is a dizzying trip through the thicket of emotional headlines that appeared in the British press in the wake of the July 2005 terrorist attacks in London. Presenting headlines that seem to one-up each other in drama and intensity, 7/7 is a case study in media language and motive that also examines the psychological effects of news sensationalism.

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