Produced by Kate Phillips, Magnum Photos
April 5 is National Read a Road Map day. To mark the occasion, Magnum presents photographs of people around the world consulting maps.GREECE—Director Theo Angelopoulos and Harvey Keitel during the first production meeting before shooting Ulysses’ Gaze, 1994.
Book of the Week
by Chris Steele-Perkins
The impetus for this three-year project began when Steele - Perkins was offered a gift from his Japanese wife of the famous book by nineteenth-century master printmaker Katsushika Hokusai, "36 Views of Mount Fuji". Struck by the verisimilitude of the prints as historical documents of the life of the peoples around the mountain - woodcutters, fishermen, peasants, aristocrats - as well as the beauty and spiritual aspect of the area, Steele-Perkins began to research further.
Join the Fray
As a photojournalist I am interested in searching for the positive commonalities in human spirit, to expose those intimate moments among people that reminds us of dignity and hope in the face of conflict.