Although this exhibition is not strictly photographic, with paintings and videos also on display, it nevertheless offers a wide range of images, reminding viewers of the medium’s close ties to conflict. The works selected by curators Chuong-Dai Vo and Midori Yamamura are not exclusively documentary. Nina Berman’s work of post-9/11 militarization is the one that comes closest, but the subtle compositions of her series are far from an exhaustive and formal inventory of the anticipation of conflict.
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