The new multimedia exhibit Conflict Zone featured in this week’s Reader’s culture section is a testament to the gritty and somber reality of war, but also to the fact that people have to live and work in places where few would choose to visit. The exhibit is an all-volunteer effort, with Jackie Spinner, a former […]
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The photographs in Conflict Zone document endless war and daily life.
Every modern war has its iconic photographs—the ones that get seared into memory and reproduced in history books. Matthew Brady’s picture of the Confederate dead at Antietam. Joe Rosenthal’s view of the Iwo Jima flag-raising. Nick Ut’s shot of a naked Vietnamese girl fleeing a napalm attack. Perhaps no image better illustrates the confusion and […]