The two photographers, who were already nominated back in 2008, were accepted into the circle of Magnum photographers at the 2013 Annual General Assembly.
Olivia Arthur dedicates her work to the conditions of women in the Middle East. Her first book, "Jeddah Diary", about women in Saudi Arabia, was published in 2002.
The themes that Peter van Agtmael focusses on also centre around the Middle East. His work deals with the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He is a winner of the ICP Infinity Award, W. Eugene Smith Grant and the Lumix Freelens Award.