The Mythical Beauty of Afghanistan Is Invisible to the Military
Among the war machines at the world's largest airbase, photographer Edmund Clark realized that the only Afghanistan workers really see is the one depicted in paintings by local artists hanging on the walls of its mess halls.
An Interactive Map of All the NYC Streets Named After 9/11 Victims
Names of victims haunt New York City's urban landscape in quasi-official limbo, on the city's records but not its maps: not quite forgotten but not really remembered either.
'Disco Night Sept 11'
Gideon Jacobs, creative director of Magnum Photos New York, on Peter van Agtmael's forthcoming monograph, <i>Disco Night Sept 11</i>.
Inside the Kafkaesque World of the US’s 'Little Guantánamos'
In 2006, the Bureau of Prisons created two "Communication Management Units" to isolate and segregate specific prisoners, the majority of them convicted of crimes related to terrorism. Prisoners call them "Little Guantánamos" because, by September 200...
Annie P. Waldman
The Fashion Issue 2010
Modern-day Fashion Bum-outs
Ah, the past. Could the preceding eons of humanity have ever imagined how much comedy they would provide for the present? Especially in the realm of fashion?