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In the aftermath of 9/11, internationally acclaimed photographer and Nikon shooter Joe McNally created 246 life-size portraits of the rescuers, volunteers, survivors, victims’ family members and other individuals whose lives were affected by the tragedy. This historic collection was seen by over a million people during a six-city tour, became a popular book and helped generate over $2 million for the relief effort. It is considered by many museum and art professionals to be the most significant artistic endeavor to evolve from the 9/11 tragedy.He entitled the exhibit Faces of Ground Zero: Portraits of the Heroes of September 11, 2001.
Earlier this year—a decade later—McNally revisited many of his original subjects to find out where they are now and how 9/11 has affected their lives. Using the latest Nikon cameras and equipment, he created stunning new digital images and exclusive video interviews to accompany his original portraits. "It's been a truly amazing experience to recreate this exhibit," said McNally. "It's an honor to be able to visually tell the ongoing stories of the incredible people I first met 10 years ago who continue to be an inspiration every day."These are some of the heroes of September 11, 2001—ten years later.
Time Warner Center, New York, NY
August 24 – September 12, 2011
Daily: 10am – 9pm
Sunday: 11am – 7pm
The entire FACES OF GROUND ZERO: 10 Years Later exhibit is free and open to the public.
For more information please visit www.facesofgroundzero.com
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