The Medium is the Message: Magnum symposium at the Barbican Centre

Wednesday 26 June, London


Magnum Photos and the Barbican Centre are pleased to announce an all-day symposium showcasing four panel discussions with Magnum photographers and invited guests, and two keynote presentations by speakers from the worlds of journalism and the arts. The symposium will explore four thematics closely related to the contemporary agency: trust and authenticity; humanism; imaging, technology and the digital environment; and authorship and creativity. 


Speakers include, among others Magnum photographers Jonas Bendiksen, Alessandra Sanguinetti, Mikhael Subotzky, Carolyn Drake, Cristina de Middel, Sohrab Hura and external speakers Job Rabkin of Channel 4 News, Yasufumi Nakamori of Tate Modern and Alona Pardo of the Barbican.


Tickets are available for the whole day or a half day (morning or afternoon sessions only.