The book Here is New York will be the most comprehensive and authentic document of what occurred. It will bear witness to what seemed unimaginable, memorialize the people who perished and the rescue workers who served so heroically. Most of all, the book will be a testimony of people speaking directly to each other about their fears, their emotions, and their desire for community. This desire is one of the strongest by-products of the horrible events of September 11. It is also what distinguishes Here is New York from any and all other books about the event.
Proceeds from the sale of the images and the book benefit The Children's Aid Society's WTC Relief Fund. To date, Here Is New York has donated over $600,000.00 to the Society. The democratic nature of the exhibiton has allowed it to expand to simultaneous exhibitions including shows at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, Chicago; and The Daytona Beach Community College’s Southeast Museum of Photography. To continue to express the magnitude of this event and expound upon the democratic message of this project, exhibitions will be mounted simultaneously throughout the world this summer and fall to memorialize September 11th. The exhibitions will open in London, Tokyo, Zurich, Arles, as well as several other American locations including Washington, D.C. The pictures communicate where words are insufficient, each tells one part of this tragic story.
The Here Is New York exhibition has been featured in all of the major New York newspapers and by many local and national television networks, including CBS, PBS, NBC, ABC, CNN, and National Geographic, Oprah Winfrey, Rosie O'Donnell, Dateline, and 60 Minutes. International press from the following countries have covered the exhibition: the United Kingdom, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, and Japan.
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What People are Saying About This
The book is truly moving. These photos will help us remember all those affected by the tragic events of September 11th and will hopefully keep us all vigilant in achieving peace.
...a fitting tribute to the firefighters, police officers, emergency workers--all New Yorkers who showed such tremendous courage and perseverance in the midst of the greatest tragedy in our history.
New York Governor George E. Pataki
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I went to a barnes and noble store to pick up an unrelated book... saw this at the door [I live in NYC]. I started flipping through pages... this is a VERY deep book. Lots of pictures that I've never seen anywhere before. Very, very moving. I will definitely be purchasing a copy soon.
If you want to remember of piece of history, please purchase this book. This book has hundreds of pages of photos from that day. Photos of people who were there, of the disaster itself, and some graphic photos. This book is going to be a collectors item for historians everywhere.