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Ancient City of Babylon, Iraq
Home to the famed Hanging Gardens, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, Babylon was believed by Mesopotamians to be founded by the god Marduk. Here are some other interesting facts about Babylon.
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View of Brasilia Congress, Brazil
World Monuments Fund (WMF) expresses concern over the events that took place in Brazil on January 8, 2023, when attempts to storm federal buildings led to damage and looting at several government properties in the capital of Brasília. WMF calls for renewed respect for and protection of the affected buildings and all other sites that comprise Brasília’s irreplaceable heritage.
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Photograph by Prasiit Sthapit - Magnum_Foundation
In 2022, World Monuments Fund (WMF) and Magnum Foundation announced a new grant program supporting local emerging photographers as they explore some of the sites and communities of the 2022 World Monuments Watch. In this blog post, Magnum Foundation president Susan Meiselas and executive director Kristen Lubben share the goals of this partnership and the kinds of storytelling they hope will emerge from the project.
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