In conversation with WIRED writer Pete Brook aka Prison Photography.


This was the week back in 2010 where we caught up with the writer and #phonar collaborator Pete Brook . He shared what he learned when he took his blog “Prison Photography” on the road and introduces us to Michelle Vignes, the French photographer who was the very first staff member of Magnum.


Prison Photography Cruel and Unusual exhibition: Why we made a newspaper and not a traditional exhibition catalogue: Buy the newspaper: My reflections on my first experience curating and why Noorderlicht has all the right ingredients for a world class gallery: And why, when Noorderlicht was threatened with cuts from the Dutch government, it was a hard fought battle: Michelle Vignes Good biography: Good gallery of selected works: Vignes’ photographs of the Summer Of Love: Gallery and words by Michelle about covering the Indian Occupation of Alcatraz: An American Vision / French photographer Michelle Vignes shoots from the inside ‘Bay Area Blues’ book: “Magnum Salad” Late into her life, Vignes collaborated with social activist artists. In 2011, with RIGO23: A tribute to Michelle by friend Melanie Light: . . . → Read More: In conversation with WIRED writer Pete Brook aka Prison Photography.

David Campbell in conversation with Carole Naggar on Magnum Founder George Rodger


I sat in on this conversation between David Campbell and writer Carole Naggar; they discuss her biography on Magnum co-founder George Rodger. From his early years as a struggling photographer, to the establishment of Magnum and about his photographic legacy following assignments such as Bergen-Belsen. Tweet your notes with the #phonar hashtag.

– Kate Green ( @KateGreen28 )

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