Topic: 9/11

Robert Clark—INSTITUTE
The Backstory

9/11: The Photographs That Moved Them Most

Renowned photo editors, photographers, educators, curators, and bloggers recall the images that moved them most from September 11, 2001

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Scott Goldsmith—Aurora
Photo Essay

Flight 93 and Shanksville, PA: The Forgotten Part of 9/11

“There wasn’t even any smoke. Just eight or nine men in white protective suits moving around a crater, with a line of trees behind them, burnt black.” Pittsburgh-based photographer Scott Goldsmith, one of first journalists allowed to view the crash site of United Flight 93, documented the pain and gradual healing of Shanksville, Pa.

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James Nachtwey for TIME
The Backstory

Revisiting 9/11: Unpublished Photos by James Nachtwey

For the first time in ten years, James Nachtwey returns to the 27 rolls of film that he shot on September 11, 2001 for TIME. While revisiting the negatives, he discovered compelling scenes, previously unpublished. Nachtwey reflects, in an interview with David Levi Strauss, on the immensity of the devastation and the heroism that he witnessed that day.

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Camilo José Vergara
Photo Essay

Twin Towers and the Metropolis: 1970-2011

Photographer Camilo José Vergara writes for LightBox about his photographs of the World Trade Center taken over the past 41 years. Within his images, the Towers’ absence speaks perhaps even more powerfully than their presence.

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Stephane Sednaoui
The Backstory

Stephane Sednaoui: 9/11 Search and Rescue

Stephane Sednaoui’s images, published here along with his e-mails in the aftermath of 9/11, are a unique and detailed document of Ground Zero in the days immediately following the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Center.

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Swaziland
Closeup

The Best Pictures of the Week, August 26 – September 2

This week: The end of the holy fasting month of Ramadan, Dadaab Refugee Camp, paint covered riot police, the Notting Hill Carnival, A Union Flag recovered from the World Trade Center site following 9/11 attacks, the Casino Royale fire in Mexico claims the lives of 52 people, Pro-Gadhafi soldiers rest in Tripoli, Burning Man, Hurricane Irene, Blackpool Tower, and the World Athletic Championships.

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Thomas Hoepker—Magnum
Out There

Magnum in Motion, LIVE

Magnum In Motion presents its first fully dedicated exhibition of multimedia essays which takes a comprehensive look at 9/11 and the subsequent events that followed.

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Sudan
Closeup

The Best Pictures of the Week, June 17 – June 24

This week: a refugee southern Sudan in the run-up to the elections, the World Trade Center steel program; protests on both sides in Libya; Saturn’s icy moon; China’s floods; a Greek Air Force plane under the sea; riots in Senegal; […]

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Peter van Agtmael—Magnum for TIME
Photo Essay

One Day After at Ground Zero

Like many New York City based photographers Peter van Agtmael rushed over to the World Trade Center Site on the eve of the killing of Osama Bin Laden to see how people would react to the news. After making some work in the crowd overtaken with the media and young revelers he decided to head home to sleep, confused by the reactions of the crowd, and waiting to see what the morning would bring.

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