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I think of photography like therapy ... It's a relationship to the world I need, a distance: it's being more present and somehow less present.
Harry Gruyaert
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Interactive Essays
GuantanamoWar Status Iraq
Guantanamo
by Paolo Pellegrin

The U.S. detention camp at Guantanamo Bay has become a controversial flashpoint of America’s “war on terror.” Magnum Photographer Paolo Pellegrin photographed the camp and its prisoners extensively in 2006. He also documented former detainees in London, Kuwait, Bahrain and Afghanistan.

War Status Iraq
by Geert van Kesteren

Four years after the start of the war in Iraq, Geert van Kesteren talks with Iraqi refugees in Jordan while leafing through his 2004 book Why Mister, Why? “Baghdad gives you three options: suicide, be a thief or be a killer.”

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<i>Farewell to Bosnia</i>
Farewell to Bosnia
by Gilles Peress
In 1993, Gilles Peress spent 3½ months in Tuzla, central Bosnia, Mostar, and Sarajevo. Witnessing and recognizing the reemerging pattern of hate and discrimination in Europe, he brings this book to the viewer as a historical document of a brutal history impossible to ignore.
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Women in the Arts
Women in the Arts
by Magnum Photographers
In recognition of National Women’s History Month, Magnum and Slate present a selection of women prominent in the arts.

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