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Notes Photo November 10, 2011

The Elusive Enemy: A Look Back at the Visual Culture of the “War on Terror”

Focusing on news photography and photojournalism, the visual culture of the ‘war on terror’ over the last ten years can be understood as both beginning and ending with absence.

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Notes Photo October 7, 2011

War Games

One detail that stands out is the Addidas logo on each blue or red vest. Is part of the Iranian army sponsored by the European sports wear company?

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Notes Photo September 15, 2011

September 11th: It Wasn't About What Happened, But What Could Be Narrated

The tenth anniversary of September 11, 2001 recycled and recirculated an enormous number of images. Many of them were familiar, the meaning of the event seemingly fixed. But anniversaries are part of the process of fixing memory, and as they are repeated they can obscure the uncertainty that prevailed...

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