1992 Photo Contest, Oskar Barnack Award, Stories, Individual awards
Photographer

Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado

Magnum Photos for The New York Times Magazine

01 January, 1991

Smoke and oil dominate the desolate landscape. Hundreds of Kuwaiti oil wells were sabotaged by departing Iraqis, turning the desert into a poisoned inferno. Specialist firefighters moved in to minimize the damage.

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Sebastião Ribeiro Salgado

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