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Thomas Dworzak
German, b. 1972
From the Archive
Oct 17, 2017
In 1947, Robert Capa and noted American author John Steinbeck produced an eyewitness account of their travels through the Soviet Union during the early years of the Cold War era. They set out with the intent to record the real attitudes and modes of existence of people living under Soviet rule. Magnum Photos commissioned photographer Thomas Dworzak, who has lived in both Russia and Georgia for many... More...
Featured Essays
Mar 10, 2017
French Foreign Ministry diplomats and consular employees undergo regularly hostile environment training at the French Special Forces in Paris region. The training replicates various security scenarios that diplomats could experience in high risk countries in their line of work, including, for example, a Coup D'Etat, crossing unofficial checkpoints, hostile interrogation, intimidation, hostage taking... More...
Featured Essays
Feb 17, 2017
Thomas Dworzak initiated his "Wargames" project with an insight into the issue of security which straddles the territory, between reality and fiction. A particularly emotive topic in a European country forced by the threat of terrorism to live under a State of Emergency, Thomas’ project also pays tribute to the history of France and its links with Germany through the Verdun Centenary commemorations,... More...
Featured Essays
Nov 16, 2016
In early February 2016, Canadian radio host Rob Calabrese created a website called "Cape Breton if Trump Wins" (, promising an idyllic refuge for Americans eager to escape a Donald Trump presidency. The site quickly gained worldwide attention and Cape Breton, a remote island off of the eastern end of Nova Scotia, was suddenly on the map.
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Featured Essays
Nov 16, 2016
On the morning of November 9 2016, Donald Trump was elected 45th President of the United States of America.
Thomas Dworzak covered Election day on the streets of New York City, from the voters waiting in line for hours at polling stations through to the announcement of the first results.

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