The Cycle: European Training in Photographic Legacy Management
A project funded by the European Union Creative Europe Program and conducted by a consortium of 5 European partners.
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To develop an innovative training and networking program in Photographic Legacy Management that contributes to the preservation and valorization of Europe’s common cultural heritage captured in photography.
The Cycle seeks to find new, efficient and sustainable forms of preservation and valorisation of photographic artworks in Europe by forming professionals in Photographic Legacy Management.
A consortium of 5 European partners based in France, Spain and Croatia: Spéos, Magnum Fonds de dotation, The Office for Photography, The Institute for Art History, The University of Deusto.
A new transdisciplinary and specialized training program to increase skills and build capacities for professionals and practitioners in photographic management, thereby filling the gap in specific education in Photographic Legacy Management.
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Magnum Photos, a colorful project
For years, the Magnum agency has been digitizing its archives. After having privileged the black and white images, it is now taking care of its color positives. The agency recently received a grant from
Digitizing the Color Archive
In its ongoing mission to uncover and make public its vast archives, Magnum Paris has begun digitizing its thousands of color slides, with the help of the European Commission and a consortium of partners.
Spéos engagement in preservation of photographic heritage: The Nicéphore Niépce House Photo Museum
During their visit to Paris in September 2022, The Cycle partners were invited to visit the premises of Spéos, with founder and director Pierre-Yves Mahé.