New York Elegy

2001 New York City

Upon getting the news of the stunning events which unfolded on September 11, 2001, like anybody with a link to New York City, my thoughts went immediately to my friends still living there and the neighborhoods where I had lived when I was a New Yorker. As I am not a photojournalist, there was no impulse to get on a plane as soon as possible to get over there to take pictures of the aftermath (what pictures could I possibly take, anyway, which would capture and express the inexplicable human madness and horror... read more