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Moises Saman
On Wednesday, October 15th Moises Saman received a W. Eugene Smith Memorial Fund that will allow him to continue his project concerning his past coverage of Arab Spring events.
Since 2011 Saman has spent considerable time on assignment in multiple hotspots: Tunisia, Libya, Egypt, Syrian, Lebanon and Iraq. He's now had a chance to step back and reassess the imagery he accumulated during his many trips.

In his interview with The New Yorker, Saman said:
“For me, the editing process for an assignment is very different from that when I’m editing a longer narrative. A book in particular needs...

Moises Saman 2011

LIBYA. Tripoli. August, 2011. A skull in a mass grave on the...
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LIBYA. Zawiyah. 2011. A fighter loyal to Colonel Qaddafi kneels...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. September 22, 2011. Hundreds of displaced people...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. August 25, 2011. A wounded Qaddafi loyalist captured...
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EGYPT. Cairo. October 29, 2011. A driver maneuvers through traffic...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. 2011.
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EGYPT. Cairo. 2011. Highway overpass above Gezira Park.
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LIBYA. Tripoli. June 16, 2011. The Arabic word for "resistance",...
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LIBYA. Bani Walid. September, 2011. Rebel fighters on a truck...
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LIBYA. Zawiyah. 2011. A Qaddafi supporter holds a portrait of...
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LIBYA. Sirte. July 28, 2011. A sign on the highway connecting...
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LIBYA. Tawerga. September 19, 2011. Smoke from a burning house...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. March 10, 2011. Supporters of Muammar Qaddafi...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. February 26, 2011. A man stands next to improvised...
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EGYPT. Cairo. April 30, 2011. Broken billboard.
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EGYPT. Cairo. 2011. Eid morning prayers, Shobra district, Cairo....
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LIBYA. Tripoli. August 27, 2011. Wedding, and other personal...
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EGYPT. Cairo. April, 2011. A garbage collector prays in a makeshift...
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LIBYA. Zawiyah. 2011. Green and white pro-Qaddafi banners cover...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. September 16, 2011. A map of Africa found amid...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. June 16, 2011. Aftermath of NATO bombing in Tripoli....
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LIBYA. Kilometer 27. August 24, 2011. A Libyan Army tank belonging...
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LIBYA. Zawiyah. 2011. A barricade made of burned cars.
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EGYPT. Cairo. October 31, 2011. Trash and pieces of plastic hang...
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EGYPT. Cairo. February 7, 2011. A young Egyptian protestor inside...
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LIBYA. Al-Aziziyah. 2011. Armed pro-Qaddafi supporters during...
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LIBYA. Misrata. 2011. Supporters of Colonel Qaddafi wave to visiting...
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LIBYA. Sirte. March 12, 2011. A pro-Qaddafi fighter raises his...
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LIBYA. Zlitan. August 4, 2011. A man surveys the damage inside...
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LIBYA. Zawiya. 2011. An armed member of the opposition stands...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. September 22, 2011. The families who fled Tawerga...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. June 2011. Two men from the same family stand...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. March 25, 2011. A girl stands next to shrapnel...
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LIBYA. Tawerga. 2011. Hospital beds in a courtyard inside the...
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EGYPT. Cairo. November, 2011. A young man holds the head of a...
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LIBYA. Zlitan. 2011. Fake blood spilled in a hospital
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LIBYA. Tarhuna. March, 2011. Government minders during a bus...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. 2011. An armed female supporter of Colonel Qaddafi...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. 2011. Aftermath of an errant NATO bomb that struck...
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LIBYA. Tripoli. March 31, 2011. The scene of a NATO airstrike...
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LIBYA. Misrata. 2011. Nighttime funeral for a rebel commander...
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LIBYA. Misrata. 2011. The site where Tim Hetherington and Chris...
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Tripoli, Libya. 2011.
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LIBYA. Zawiyah. 2011. Photographs of dead people and scenes of...
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LIBYA. Gharyan.2011. A dog chained outside a house in the town...
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EGYPT. Cairo. January 16, 2011. Sharifa Ibrahim, a nurse at the...
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TUNISIA. Tunis. October 21, 2011. Two women look out from the...
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Moises Saman 2013

EGYPT. Cairo. 2013. Masked protester near
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