Magnum Foundation Symposium

Oscar B. Castillo and Karim Baouz’s in-process multimedia project, “The Crescent, the Star, the Cross, the Void,” explores points of unity and of rupture in relation to Islam within French society.


The 2017 Magnum Foundation Photography Expanded Symposium will explore collaborative approaches to creative documentary practice.


The Photography, Expanded symposium is an annual full-day event that is free and open to the public. The symposium draws practitioners and storytellers across media to be inspired by exemplary case studies of innovative journalism on social justice issues. Through a series of presentations, participants learn about current and emerging trends and ideas in digital media for engaging audiences across platforms and mobilizing communities. The symposium draws an audience of photographers, writers, technologists, designers, and producers with the aim of creating a space for potential collaborators to meet and exchange ideas.

June 8, 2017 in New York City, New York

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