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Purity



United States
2010-2013

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Purity

David Magnusson’s compelling portraits offer a nuanced view of the Purity Ball phenomenon in America. During a Purity Ball young girls promise to “live pure lives before God” and to remain virgins until marriage. In return, their fathers sign a commitment promising to protect their daughters’ chastity. Sometimes rings are exchanged as a symbol of their vows.

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Via Snella & Wild At Heart



Stockholm, Sweden
2010

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Via Snella & Wild At Heart.Photo: David Magnusson

Merchandise collection made by Via Snella for pop sensation Wild At Heart.

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The Via Snella SS 2010 Campaign



Sundtorp, Sweden
2010

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The Via Snella SS 2010 Campaign by David Magnusson

Remember the old days when we used to cross the small countryside path barefoot under the gloomy moon. It was summer, we were young and wanted to hang out in the city. Remember that eternal nonchalant summer when apartment studio parties were replaced by climbing ceremonies and swims across the lake.

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The Elsa And Me Campaign



Stockholm, Sweden
2012

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The Elsa & Me 2012 Campaign

Inspired by an elegant and stylish grandma named Elsa, Elsa And Me was founded in 2009 to fill the gap of feminine business wear for women. Swedish born Brooklyn-based designer Maja Svensson left her corporate job to become the passionate business woman she always dreamt of. Her aim with Elsa And Me is to empower women to feel feminine and powerful in their everyday life.

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Maras



Guatemala City
2008

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Maras

With 6000 murders per year the people of Guatemala live in constant fear. On the streets the feared gangs Mara Salvatrucha and Dieciocho are in charge. They support themselves through armed robberies and extortion, and despite tougher efforts from the police, the gangs have only grown stronger.

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The New Land



Mexico City
2008

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The New Land

When the poor population of Mexico reached the limit of what they could afford due to the rise of global food prices, while the government estimated that 40 percent of the population was living in poverty, the poor started growing their own food in the concrete suburbs.

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Container



The South China Sea
2008

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Container

Once the container got standardized in the sixties, the shipping lines quickly turned into the blood veins of our globalized economy. The standardization of the shipping container is one of the things that enables the high consumption of the Western world.

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Krysuvik



Krysuvik, Iceland
2007

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Krysuvik by David Magnusson.

Anders Graff from Landskrona nearly died of alcoholism. A nursing home in the Icelandic wilderness changed everything. In Hafnarfjördur we meet a sober 54-year-old, who against all odds got his life back.

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Metelkova



Ljubljana, Slovenia
2005

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Metelkova Mesto

In this project I wanted to explore Metelkova, the former headquarters of the Slovenian military forces, which has been occupied by activists since 1993. I wanted to find out what happened to all this people with big (and admirable) ideals, but without any set guidelines to follow. And I wanted to explore how I perceived what happened once they found this freedom they so longed after.

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