Video/oral recordings of survivors, family members, recovery workers, volunteers, and others provide context and social meaning for the objects and images being preserved by the New-York Historical Society. REUTERS. A testimony from people in all walks of life, this unique record was created in collaboration with the people of New York. By Kathleen Schassler kschassler@middletownpress.com @ImKat17 on Twitter. Our journalists provide in-depth analysis and reporting about the people, places and issues that matter most to you. in Photography and Related Media Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. The materials of September 11—a voice describing unforgettable memories, twisted girders, a melted safe deposit box, and a messenger's bicycle adorned with flowers—are a resonant and meaningful documentation and memorial of our shared recent history. The exhibition takes its title and is primarily drawn from The Here is New York Collection, one of the largest photographic archives ever devoted to a single event. New York City Marks 9/11 at a Time of Harrowing Loss. Gift of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, Birmingham, Alabama. Fresh Kills Landfill, Staten Island. “It’s a very important exhibition at a very important time,” said Lennox. ‘Here is New York’ 9/11 photographic panorama opens at Wesleyan University, https://www.nhregister.com/connecticut/article/Here-is-New-York-9-11-photographic-panorama-11325676.php, Photo: Kathleen Schassler — The Middletown Press. The net proceeds from the sale of these prints went to the Children's Aid Society WTC Relief Fund, for the benefit of the thousands of children who are among the greatest victims of this catastrophe. Interim CFA Director Laura Paul traveled to New York to research the exhibit, which includes more than 5,000 images donated to the New York Historical Society. A single photo that hung in the window of the shop soon became part of a place where others shared images as a way to express what cannot be put into words. HERE IS NEW YORK is not a conventional gallery show. Legally blind woman is ‘An artist in her own way’, 11 CT 'red alert' towns and cities can roll back reopening, Cops decline to release video in case involving disabled man, Police: One dead, one wounded in Hamden shooting, Police: Woman found dead of gunshot wound at New Haven apartment, Atrial fibrillation diagnosis and treatment, Column: Teachers take note of bad virtual parent behavior. Hundreds of photographs collected from as many contributors can be viewed at Wesleyan University as America commemorates the 15th anniversary of 9/11 this month. Each recalls the indelible moments of 9/11: the impact of the second jet plane, violent explosions, horror, fear and incomprehension as the Twin Towers fell. Flowers sit in names at the north reflecting pool at the National 9/11 Memorial today in New York. Items in the Here Is New York Photos Collection. “I heard that people’s necks would hurt from looking at the photos,” she said of the original exhibit. It is something new, a show tailored to the nature of the event, and to the response it has elicited. Copyright © 2002new Date().getFullYear()>2002&&document.write("-"+new Date().getFullYear());, Roy Rosenzweig Center for History and New Media and American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning. The exhibition also employs powerful artifacts (now relics) from the New-York Historical Society—the landing gear from American Airlines Flight 11 or United Airlines Flight 175; wreckage from New York Fire Department’s Rescue Company #2 rig; and a crushed clock with the hands frozen at 9:04. This is the first time the photographs have been exhibited in Connecticut. The collection of 273 donated images from the larger collection of “Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs” runs through Oct. 9 at the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery. Together, these register for posterity the historic significance and magnitude of the events of September 2001. MIDDLETOWN >> A sobering visual exhibition at Wesleyan University recalls hundreds of searing moments delivered in the wake of attacks on the World Trade Towers on Sept. 11, 2001, told through often startling, poignant images that pull viewers back in time. “Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs” runs through Oct. 9 at the Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Milford nonprofits help families in need during the pandemic, New Haven to triple sites for student remote learning, Paige Bueckers adjusting to UConn, Geno’s playful sarcasm. “How do we transform a huge gallery ... constructing a gallery in a gallery?” explained Rosemary Lennox, program manager, Center for the Arts Initiatives at Wesleyan University. The exhibition takes its title and is primarily drawn from The Here is New York Collection, one of the largest photographic archives ever devoted to a single event. The unique setting within the gallery replicates the democratic setting of the original exhibition. Traub, one of the original organizers of the collaborative exhibition in 2001, spoke during the opening with Wesleyan President Michael Roth, who has authored books about trauma and memory. Here is a slide show of some of The New Yorker’s 9/11 covers, reflections of the changed urban, political, and cultural landscape that the event left … In response to the World Trade Center tragedy, and to the unprecedented flood of images that have resulted from it, a unique exhibition and sale of photographs was displayed in a store front in SOHO. All of the prints which HERE IS NEW YORK displays were sold to the public for $25, regardless of their provenance. “Here is New York: A Democracy of Photographs” is an exhibition made in response to the events of Sept. 11, 2001. He often uses photography and film while considering how people make sense of the past, according to a university release about the show.

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