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What [my photography is] all about, in the end, is that I want to give a voice, albeit only a tiny voice, to those who don’t have one.
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Magnum and Slate present the penitent ceremonies, Passion plays, and processions that take place throughout the world, especially in Spain, during Holy Week, or Semana Santa, the week leading up to Easter Sunday.

SAN ANTONIO, Texas—A Good Friday procession, 1991.

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Interactive Essays
GuantanamoBlood, Nails and Prayers
by Paolo Pellegrin

The U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay has become a controversial flashpoint of America’s “war on terror.” Magnum Photographer Paolo Pellegrin photographed the camp and its prisoners extensively in 2006. He also documented former detainees in London, Kuwait, Bahrain and Afghanistan.

Blood, Nails and Prayers
by Philip Jones Griffiths

The Philippines is the largest Christian country in Asia—where devotees take their religion very seriously. The wilder excesses of the faith are best seen during Easter festivities, when depictions of Christ's last days and re-enactments of obscure biblical stories culminate with human blood flying off the backs of self-flagellants and real crucifixions performed using six inch nails.

Magnum in Motion Video Podcasts
<i>Opakh Thrace: Terra Incognita </i>
Opakh Thrace: Terra Incognita
by Nikos Economopoulos
Perhaps the only thing that we truly know about the region of Thrace, comprised of southern Bulgaria, northeastern Greece, and European Turkey, is that we don't know about it. This book explores the concept of otherness in the areas around Thrace.
Jazz Greats
Jazz Greats
by Magnum Photographers
In celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, Magnum and Slate present some of the most influential innovators in jazz music.

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