Zalmai and Towell

Time LightBox, “Afghanistan: The Photographs That Moved Them Most

Zalmai and Larry Towell featured in TIME LightBox article.

On the 10th Anniversary of the War in Afghanistan, 40 photographers speak on the photos that moved them most. Zalmai and Larry Towell who both covered the War in Afghanistan for their EF funded projects, were interviewed in TIME LightBox.  Other EF photographers Yuri Kozyrev, Alex Majoli, and Kadir von Lohuizen were also interviewed.  

Read 40 renowned photographers reflections on their experiences in covering the conflict. 



NYC Events

For several years, the award-winning documentary photographer, Zalmai, has been documenting the plight of Afghan refugees around the world. Through the support of Magnum Foundation’s Emergency Fund, Zalmai undertook a long-term documentary project in Greee, where the financial collapse has contributed to harsh, xenophobic attitudes and policies. 

To raise the visibility of his work for New York audiences, Magnum Foundation organized events to highlight Zalmai’s under-reported story. 

From September 28-30, his work was featured in the DUMBO Arts Fair as part of United Photo Industry’s FOTO/POD exhibit. 

Zalmai presented his work at Aperture Gallery with a following discussion with Peter Lucas on September 29. 

On October 1, Zalmai presented at the Bubble lounge with Jamie Wellford. 

On October 4, he presented at Columbia University’s Journalism program with Whitney Johnson, photography director at the New Yorker magazine.