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>Yael Martinez x Maximilian Popp – On migration

Yael Martinez x Maximilian Popp – On migration


About the speaker

Yael Martinez

Yael Martínez (b. 1984) is a documentary photographer and associate member of Magnum Photos, he is based in Mexico. Martínez’s work addresses fractured communities in his native Mexico. He often works symbolically to evoke a sense of emptiness, absence, and pain suffered by those affected by organized crime in the region. He is the recipient of the Eugene Smith Award 2019, was fellow of the Photography and Social Justice Program of The Magnum Foundation. He won the 2nd Prize of the World Press Photo contests 2019 in the category of long-term projects. Martínez was grantee of the Magnum Foundation in the grants: Emergency Fund and On Religion in 2016- 2017. His work has been featured in group shows in America, Europe, Africa and Asia and published by: The Wall Street Journal,Blomberg news, Lens NY times, Time, Vogue Italy, Vrij Nederland, and Aperture. Portrait: Selfportrait

Maximilian Popp

Maximilian Popp was born in Passau in 1986. He graduated from the Henri Nannen School of Journalism in Hamburg and studied political science in Istanbul. He has worked for SPIEGEL since 2010, initially as an editor in the Germany department in Dresden, Hamburg and Berlin, and from 2016 to 2019 as a correspondent in Istanbul. Since 2019, he has been deputy head of the foreign department. He was awarded the Journalism Prize of the Southeast Europe Society for his reporting on Turkey. Portrait by Michel Küpper / DER SPIEGEL