The Angela Meleca gallery in Columbus, Ohio, presents a poignant series of photographs by James Friedman on the concentration camps in the post-Holocaust era. This series was taken over thirty years ago, but the importance of this documentary photography resonates today. All photographs in my archive tell the tale of a life. They are autobiographical. They are personal and form a diary. They are full of emotion. Some are humorous. Others, such as those from 12 Nazi Concentration Camps, are confrontational, disturbing, unpredictable and grounded in our collective memory (yours and mine). The photographs I made at Auschwitz-Birkenau, Bergen-Belsen, Dachau,...
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