James Nachtwey, a Witness Photographer

Photographer, Social issues
James Nachtwey  South Africa 1992.jpg

South Africa, 1992

One of the greatest contemporary war photographer, member of Magnum from 1986-2001, before co-founding the
Agency VII on 9.11.2001 . He photographed almost every conflicts during the last 20 years, in Afghanistan, Rwanda, Bosnia, Somalia, South Africa…

His photographs are striking and sometimes difficult to look at, especially what the ravages caused by famine. They are troubling and powerful, engaging the viewer’s emotional response.


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