Peter van Agtmael

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2014, 2nd prize stories, Observed Portraits

2014, 2nd prize stories, Observed Portraits

2014, 2nd prize stories, Observed Portraits

2014, 2nd prize stories, Observed Portraits

Peter van Agtmael (b. 1981) graduated from Yale University in 2003 with a degree in history. Following graduation, he spent a year in China on the Charles P. Howland fellowship photographing the effects of the Three Gorges Dam. He became a freelance photographer at the end of 2004.

Since the beginning of 2006, he has documented the consequences of America's wars, at home and abroad. In 2008, he helped organize the exhibition and book Battlespace, a retrospective of unseen work from 22 photographers covering Iraq and Afghanistan.

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