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James Nachtwey: Photojournalist
James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey: Photojournalist, James Nachtwey

James Nachtwey: Photojournalist, James NachtweyJames Nachtwey: Photojournalist
James Nachtwey
Göteborg Hasselblad Center

Text by Rune Hassner.


32 pages
240 x 218 mm
ISBN Not Available 


This photobook was created as a companion for the 7th November 1992 to 10th January 1993 retrospective exhibition of James Nachtwey’s photography for the first time in Europe at the Hasselblad Centre in Göteborg, Sweden. This book collects Nachtwey’s documentary photography from the 1980s and 1990s taken in war-torn places such as Guatemala, Northern Ireland, Poland, Romania, Russia, Palestine and Nicaragua. Nachtwey’s photographs focus on the trauma and damage inflicted on the lives of civilians within war-zones.

About the Artist
James Nachtwey (born 1948) is an American photojournalist who has been documenting war-torn areas for decades. An associate of the Bang-Bang Club, Nachtwey has worked for both newspapers such as Time as well as photo-agencies.

About the Publisher
The Hasselblad Foundation is a unique platform for photography in the Nordic region. The photographic research and exhibitions complement each other and are closely tied through publications as well as frequent symposiums. The Hasselblad Center is located in the Göteborg Museum of Art.

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