These were the words that James Nachtwey pronounced as his receiving speech at Tel Aviv University last year when he shared the Dan. Results 1 – 20 of 20 Inferno by Nachtwey, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Title: Inferno. First Printing. Very Good. Issued without dust jacket. Gently used with NO markings in text; binding is tight. Very light rubbing to covers; overall.

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Most of the images are double page spreads, which combined with the size of the book mean you need arms like Mr Tickle.

The seen cannot be unseen. Inferno is by far the best example of such an endeavor that I nachtwsy ever seen. I would also venture that the book could have been edited more tightly, as there are quite a few images that seem weak and out of place. Human, flawed, broken, unable to atone, unable to understand, unable to explain.

Inferno by James Nachtwey

The print quality is so-so, although I think the style was quite intentional. Nicholas rated it it was amazing May 06, Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Thomas Roma Steven Kasher Gallery: Keith Richards knows jack-shit about the dark side compared to James Nachtwey.

Tinta Digital Una mirada al fotoperiodismo de guerra – Tinta Digital. Therefore you have a responsibility to look at it, to bear witness, to take something of hope away from it.

From ‘Inferno’ to ‘War’: A Few Considerations on James Nachtwey, VII, and War Photography (2004)

Nachtwey has worked with Time as a contract photographer since View all 11 comments. Ixchel Jimenez rated it it was amazing Nov 02, Petite and Magical, Luigi Ghirri’s: May 27, Erin rated it it was amazing. Jan 03, Alfonso de Castro rated it it was amazing. Oh my fuck what this guy has seen.


My plan was simple, buy the book and then write an essay of sorts for each image. Megan rated it it was amazing Oct 13, If a statement, what statement? Brilliant photography, great important book.

Inrapura rated it it was amazing Oct 22, Gerry Johansson – “Deutschland” However, if you have a full collection of books and can afford it, oddly I do recommend this book.

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Human histories, from any corner of the machtwey, have been written with such tools.

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While this is painful nachtweh times to read or look at, it is also an amazing testament to what people go through.

There is a pace and rhythm to the images, to the places jamex, which pulls you into them and far from anything resembling a comfort zone. They will still be there, for every turn in my own photographic journey and they will change as I do.

I think they would have at least as much impact rendered whole on a single page not portrait-shaped, of course. I think it’s supposed to be, sort of, the heart of the film, where the jwmes are all in a quandary and don’t know what to do. Most of the images are double-page spreads. My exposure jamds been via the web and printed media, where he maintains heavy commitments despite advancing age and injury. What would you do? USA, Afghanistan, Iraqa book and catalogue composed of the photographs by members of VII the photo agency whose founders are all photographers, Nachtwey being one of them the reader holds the physical heir of Inferno: More than ever the ones declaring war are the last and least to participate in them.


Inferno sounded like a cry; its impact was dubious, because of its cost and its lack of practical qualities. Relic of civil war became a monument in a park. A delusion thankfully dispelled by Inferno.

Preview — Inferno by James Nachtwey. I do, somewhat optimistically, believe that ideas change the world and that to affect change requires the clearest, well composed ideas that the creative mind can conjure.

It is a truism to say that a photograph without a caption is to a new audience what a blind person without a dog can be in an unfamiliar space.

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Book Review: ‘Inferno’ by James Nachtwey – The Photo Fundamentalist

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to jamess. A document of war and strife during the s, this volume of photographs by the photojournalist James Nachtwey includes dramatic and shocking images of human suffering in Rwanda, Somalia, Romania, Bosnia, Chechnya and India, a well as photographs of the conflict in Kosovo.

So they ask the old pirate played by Keith Richards something to the effect of: