April 18, 2012 at 7PM, Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Featured in the Program:
Ronald Spatz, Founding Editor and Editor-in-Chief, winner of two Alaska Governor's Awards: Arts and Humanities
Benjamin J. Spatz, Contributing Editor and Truman National Security Fellow
Barbara Davidson, Los Angeles Times photojournalist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner
David Hartman, journalist, former host of "Good Morning America"and winner of two National News and Documentary Emmy Awards
Corliss Kimmel (percussion) and Sharman Piper (Oboe), Anchorage Symphony musicians, perform their interpretation of "Liberty and Justice (For All)," a special arrangement of "Gabriel's Oboe" by Italian composer Ennio Morricone. They are joined by Jon Genziano (cello) and Matt O'Connor (bass).
GALLERY (May 10, 2012 to June 8, 2012)
28 Jay Street, Dumbo -- Brooklyn --2 blocks west of York Street station (F train)
with panel discussion: Thursday, May 10, 2012, 7pm
is proud to host Alaska Quarterly Review’s Liberty and Justice (for All)
proactive tribute to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros. The collective
exhibition features the images and text of 68 photographers in an exploration
of the universal concepts of liberty and justice.
month-long exhibition will open with a panel discussion on May 10, 2012. David
Hartman, the founding host of Good Morning America, will moderate and the panel
will feature senior Getty photographer John Moore, The New Yorker’s Philip
Gourevitch, ABC Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz and Alaska
Quarterly Review’s Contriibuting Editor Benjamin J. Spatz.
reception with contributors to the tribute section will follow the event and
books will be available for signature
David Hartman is an American journalist, writer and producer. He was the
founding host of “Good Morning America” from its debut in 1975 to 1986. With
him as the host, it became the top-rated early morning news program. He has
also hosted, written and produced a wide range of documentaries for network,
cable, and public television. His work has been recognized with two National
News and Documentary Emmy Awards and the Aviation and Space Writers Journalism
Benjamin J. Spatz is Guest Editor of the Alaska Quarterly Review and a Truman
National Security Fellow. His prior experience includes serving as Special
Advisor to the Government of Liberia, working in Darfur, Sudan with the relief
and development organization CHF International, consulting with the global
political risk advisory firm Eurasia Group, and working with the United Nations
Mission in Liberia. His photographs have been recognized by Pictures of the
Year International and the National Press Photographers Association.
John Moore is an American senior photographer for Getty Images based in New
York City. He has photographed more than 70 countries in his 20-year career. He
has spent much of the last decade covering the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq,
and more recently the uprisings in Libya, Egypt, and Bahrain, and famine in
Somalia. His work has been recognized by a Pulitzer Prize for Breaking News
Photography for coverage of the Iraq war, the Overseas Press Club’s Robert Capa
Gold Medal, World Press Photo, the National Press Photographers Association’s
Best of Photojournalism Awards, and Pictures of the Year International.
Philip Gourevitch is a long-time staff writer for The New Yorker, and the
author of three books: The Ballad Of Abu Ghraib [Standard Operating Procedure]
(2008), A Cold Case (2001), and We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be
Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda (1998), which won the National
Book Critics Circle Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Award, the George K. Polk
Book Award, the PEN/Martha Albrand Award for First Nonfiction, the New York
Public Library Helen Bernstein Award and, in England, the Guardian First Book
Award. His books have been translated into more than a dozen languages, and his
reportage, essays, criticism, and short fiction have appeared in numerous
publications at home and abroad. From 2005-2010, Gourevitch was the Editor of
The Paris Review, and he won the quarterly’s first ever National Magazine Award
– for photojournalism. Since 2009 he has served on the board of the Magnum
Emergency Fund. In 2010 he was named a Chevallier de l’Ordre des Arts et Des
Lettres in France. In 2011, “We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be
Killed With Our Families” was included in the Guardian’s list of the hundred
greatest non-fiction books from the past two thousand five hundred years.
Martha Raddatz was named Senior Foreign Affairs correspondent for ABC News in
November 2008, after serving as White House correspondent during the last term
of President George W. Bush’s administration. Her coverage at the State Department after the attacks of
September 11 was recognized, along with that of other ABC News recipients, with
a Peabody Award as well as an Emmy Award. Raddatz is the author of The New York Times bestseller, The Long Road Home: A Story of War and Family, a book about the war in Sadr City, Iraq. The Washington Post described the book as "a masterpiece of literary
non-fiction that rivals any war-related classic that has preceded it."
Raddatz is also a frequent guest on PBS's "Washington Week" and "Charlie
Rose." She was selected as the moderator of the U. S. Vice Presidential debate on October 11, 2012.
Photo Week 2012 – Alaska Quarterly Review's Liberty and Justice: A
tribute to Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros
Frontline Club, London, UK
Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ
May, 2012 - 7:00pm
May, 2012 - 11:00am
On 20 April, 2011 photojournalists Tim
Hetherington and Chris Hondros were tragically killed while covering the civil
war in LibyaIn the aftermath of this tragedy, Benjamin J. Spatz and the American
literary magazine Alaska Quarterly Review
brought together 68 of the world’s leading photographers to proactively honor
Tim and Chris. The result, Liberty
and Justice (for All): A Global Photo Mosaic, is an exploration
of the many facets of liberty and justice through images and personal
Join Spatz and Giles Duley
in the final event in Photo Week 2012 for a presentation of the proactive
tribute and to discuss the challenges to interpret and depict these universal
themes in a dangerous and changing world.
Chaired by filmmaker and journalist James Brabazon.
Giles Duley worked
for 10 years as a fashion and music photographer before becoming accomplished
humanitarian photographer. His work has been exhibited and published worldwide
in many respected publications including Vogue,
GQ, Rolling Stone, The Sunday
Times and The Observer. In
February 2011 Duley was severely
injured while working in Afghanistan.
J. Spatz is Guest Editor of the Alaska Quarterly Review and is a Truman National Security Fellow.
He recently served as Special Advisor to the Government of Liberia and has
worked with a relief and development NGO in Darfur, the global political risk
advisory firm Eurasia Group, and the United Nations Mission in Liberia. Spatz‘s photography has been recognized
by Pictures of the Year International and the National Press Photographers
FOVEA hosts LIBERTY & JUSTICE
(FOR ALL): A Global Photo Mosaic
June 9th through August 5th 2012
143 Main Street in the town of Beacon, New York
2012 marks the fifth anniversary of Fovea,
and is pleased to present its 26th exhibition of photojournalism: Alaska
Quarterly Review’s “Liberty and Justice (for All), A Global Mosaic”
This powerful collection of images is
presented as pages from a photo essay published by the literary magazine Alaska
Quarterly Review. It chronicles personal and political conflicts around our
country and the world. featuring the images and personal essays of 68
photographers from 22 countries. It is an exploration of the universal concepts
of liberty and justice, organized as a tribute to photojournalists Tim
Hetherington and Chris Hondros.
Opening Panel Discussion, Saturday, July 14th: at 6pm
The talk will center on the power of
collective vision, focusing on the themes of liberty and justice explored in the
exhibit currently on view at Fovea and organized as a photographic tribute to
Tim Hetherington and Chris Hondros. Participating are:
photojournalist and co-founder of Contact Press Images
Photo Agency, and
member of the Facing Change collective.
Alan Chin, photojournalist and member of
Facing Change collective.
Patrick Witty, TIME Magazine’s
International Photo Editor.
Benjamin J Spatz: Alaska Quarterly
Review’s Contributing Editor of LIBERTY & JUSTICE (FOR ALL).
ADDITIONAL EXHIBITIONS: International Gallery of Contemporary Art
(September 2012), Alaska Pacific University Art Galleries
(October 2012), Anchorge Public Library: Z. J. Loussac Central Branch