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Panel One - Becoming Iconic
How do atrocity images get to be seen in public? How do certain of those images become iconic?

Moderated by Marianne Hirsch, Columbia University

Brian Wallis, Director of Exhibitions, Chief Curator ICP

Elisabeth Biondi, Visuals Editor, New Yorker

Griselda Pollock, University of Leeds

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Opening Remarks

Panel 1 - Becoming Iconic
How do atrocity images get to be seen in public? How do certain of these images become iconic?

Panel 2 - Atrocity and Information
What can images of atrocity tell us? What canít they tell us?

Panel 3 - Photography in the World From picturing atrocity to reducing atrocity: how can we look and react usefully?

Panel 4 - Response and Responsibility
What can be done with atrocity images? How should they be shown and used?

Keynote 1 – Reflections as a Journalist: Words and the Image

Panel 5 - Archives and Memory
What happens after publication? The artist’s responsibility for images and communities.

Keynote 2 – Photography in Crisis? Some Finer Distinctions

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