The Iraq War will be remembered as a paradigm shift in diplomacy, aesthetics and the media. As Dexter Filkins suggests in the introduction to his book Photographers on War, the war was the first and last of its kind. Michael Kamber is one of the witnesses to this conflict and its endless acts of cruelty. “When you’re in a situation where ten car bombs explode on a daily basis for eight years straight, after a while it becomes no longer just another attack,” says Kamber. “It’s a challenge to keep documenting these daily tragedies, especially when the fighting is long-range, and at best we can capture only the consequences.”
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