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Thomas Dworzak
German, b. 1972 (Member)
Featured Essays
Feb 13, 2019
Caliber 3 is a Counter Terror & Security training academy established by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) in Gush Etzion Israeli settlement, a colony in the southeast of Bethlehem, West Bank.
Run by active military members of the IDF, Caliber 3 present security solutions, high threat protection, intelligence operations and tactical training to military, law enforcement, government agencies and commercial... More...
Jan 23, 2019
Magnum Live Lab/19 is the first experimental laboratory of the international photographic agency Magnum to be held in Russia.
The idea of the Live Lab which has already taken place in Paris, London, and Shenzhen is to open up the creative process of making, editing and presenting a photographic project for an audience. It is also a collaborative process between the photographers — Thomas Dworzak (Germany),... More...
Featured Essays
Dec 18, 2018
Since 2012 approximately 500 Syrian refugee families have left their war-torn homeland to settle in the partially-recognized Caucasian Republic of Abkhazia. While many nations were closing their borders to the waves of refugees, the Abkhaz government was happy to receive the newcomers, among whom were descendants of Abkhazia’s native Circassian people.
With Russia’s support, Abkhazia successfully... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 8, 2018
For seven years, Magnum photographer Thomas Dworzak has been researching WWI. He has now developed over 1500 photos as postcards, with texts by Chris Bird detailing anecdotes on the conflict behind each picture.
There is a postcard for each of the days of World War One, 1568 in all, shot across 90 countries, all involved in the conflict at the time, from the Balkans, Europe to the Middle-East, Africa,... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 6, 2018
"In 1947, just as the Iron Curtain fell across Europe, John Steinbeck, the American writer, and Robert Capa, renowned war photographer, made a six-week journey through Stalin's Russia. The following year they published A Russian Journal a book that painted a sympathetic portrait of ordinary Soviets. Seventy years on Julius Strauss, a former long-serving war correspondent, and Thomas Dworzak, the president... More...