Posts Tagged ‘Postcards from America’

Alessandra Sanguinetti: Postcards from America, Magnum Miami

© Alessandra Sanguinetti

The purpose of Magnum Miami is to take a close examination of the citizens of Florida around the time of the U.S. presidential election. It is part of  the Postcards from America project where Magnum photographers come together to work collaboratively and take a look at social issues. So far we have featured installments from Mikhael Subotzky, [...]

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Jim Goldberg: Postcards from America, Magnum Miami

© Jim Goldberg

Magnum Miami’s purpose is to examine the citizens of Florida around the time of the U.S. presidential election. It is part of  the Postcards from America  project where Magnum photographers have come together to work collaboratively. Previously, we’ve featured Mikhael Subotzky and Bruce Gilden’s reportage. In this next installment, Jim Goldberg discusses his participation in the project. [...]

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Bruce Gilden: Postcards from America, Magnum Miami

Sherry, © Bruce Gilden

The Postcards from America project brings Magnum photographers together to work collaboratively documenting issues and people across the United States. Most recently, the project focused on the United States’ presidential election with a temporary ‘bureau’ set up in Miami, FL. The purpose was to look at the election through the perspective of people who would [...]

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Mikhael Subotzky: Reporting From Magnum Miami

© Mikhael Subotzky, Zino, outside the kitchen of the S&S diner, Miami, Florida. October 2012

Mikhael Subotzky had planned to photograph the folks eating at the S&S diner in Miami, imagining that he would find a cross section of Americans and document their conversations and thoughts on the elections. As it happened, he hardly made it inside the diner. The people in the yard round the back, in the alleyway to the [...]

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Magnum Photos: Postcards from America

© Alec Soth. USA. Las Vegas, Nevada. 2011. Postcards I: Southwest

Over the past 18 months, a loose group of Magnum photographers has periodically gathered in locations across America to experiment with the notion of working collaboratively. Photography is often seen as a solitary pursuit, but the aim of the Postcards from America project is for the photographers to try to play like a band, in search of [...]

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