Lynsey Addario

The Saturation of War

Aired On: May 16, 2013

Lynsey Addario discusses her work photographing conflict over the past decade, and the challenges of making compelling images from ongoing wars when our society is saturated by by conflict photography.


Lynsey Addario
Lynsey Addario

Lynsey Addario is an American photojournalist who regularly works for The New York Times, National Geographic  and TIME. She began photographing professionally for the Buenos Aires Herald in 1996 with no previous photographic training. In 2000, she traveled to Afghanistan to document life under the Taliban, and has since covered conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya, Lebanon, Darfur, South Sudan and Congo. In 2015, American Photo Magazine named Addario one of the five most…

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WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY presents images from both the military and civilian point of view including the advent of war, the fight itself and remembrance.


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