Magnum Showcase in association with IdeasTap

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Imagine having your photographs reviewed by Magnum. 

Imagine those photographs then being showcased on IdeasTap for a month and viewed by thousands of visitors, including senior members of Magnum staff...

And just imagine receiving personal feedback and career advice from your Magnum judge... 

Well, stop dreaming, because that is exactly what we’re offering.

Continuing Magnum’s commitment to emerging photographers, the Magnum Showcase is an opportunity for IdeasTap members to have a recent body of work reviewed by a Magnum photographer or senior staff member, showcased on IdeasTap and followed up by some fantastic feedback and advice for the development of your work from the Magnum judge. 

All you need to do is upload a strong, concise edit of 10 to 20 images on a theme, along with 100 words explaining your project. 

So, what is this month’s theme, we hear you ask? 

This month’s theme is MEMORY

Magnum photographers chronicle the crucial events of our time, of daily life and of world figures, producing in the process iconic images that have entered the collective memory. Your work can be inspired by daily life, objects, people, events… so long as it brings your individual or collective memory. 

This month’s judge, Naïma Kaddour, has worked as Magnum Photos’ Archive Department Director in Paris for 20 years. Having worked closely with the most renowned Magnum photographers, such as Henri-Cartier Bresson, Raymond Depardon and Guy Le Querrec, she represents Magnum Photos’ collective memory. 

Naïma is also a tutor for Reporting Change, a World Press Photo project for North African photojournalists. 

 

View winning work. 

For more articles, jobs and opportunities, visit our Photography hub.

This brief closes on Tuesday 29 January at 5pm and is open to IdeasTap members aged 16 to 30. If you have any technical queries, please visit the Help Centre. Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute.

Image: First Worldwide meeting of Holocaust survivors. A survivor of the concentration camps. ISRAEL. Jerusalem. June 1981. © Patrick Zachmann / Magnum Photos.

 

 

How to apply

1. Apply by clicking Follow this brief in the left-hand column.

2. Click Apply now in the yellow box on the left. This will take you to a page headed Submit your response

3. Upload from 10-20 images to your portfolio as a set named Magnum Showcase: Memory

4. Give your name and tell us a bit about your project (100 words max). Include links to the images in your portfolio (you can use bitly.com to shorten the link). 

5. Press Submit

6. You must have a photo uploaded to your profile, although it doesn't need to be a headshot and you won't be judged on the quality. 

7. To support your application you must also use your IdeasTap portfolio to post supporting material. The judges will look at your portfolio for examples of previous work, so make sure it's looking good.

 

Terms and conditions: 

Magnum will be specifically looking for entries showing a high level of innovation, creativity, technical capability and conception. They will also bear age in mind when judging entries, considering how advanced the work is for an applicant’s level of experience. 

Magnum will also consider how you interpret and respond imaginatively to the theme. 

Applicants should be able to clearly articulate and contextualise their projects, and submit a strong and concise edit for consideration. 

All submissions should have been shot in the last six months.

 

For more articles, jobs and opportunities, visit our Photography hub.

 

This brief closes on Tuesday 29 January at 5pm and is open to IdeasTap members aged 16 to 30. If you have any technical queries, please visit the Help Centre. Late entries will not be accepted under any circumstances, including technical issues – so make sure you don’t leave your application to the last minute.

 

This brief is now closed for comments. If you have any questions, please email info@ideastap.com

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