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A Permanent Remembrance

Holocaust survivors sit for stunning portraits

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The entrance to Auschwitz.(Wikimedia Commons)

A Polish photographer has taken highly stylized, low-lit portraits of Holocaust survivors—while there are still Holocaust survivors around to photograph. The New York Times’s Lens blog has 10 and an accompanying post.

“What I find striking about the Nazi camps statistics is their impersonality, the namelessness of the victims,” the photographer, Maciek Nabrdalik, tells the Times. “This series is an attempt to give them faces and to breathe individuality and humanity into the detached historical accounts.”

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One Last Sitting for Holocaust Survivors [Lens]

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A Permanent Remembrance

Holocaust survivors sit for stunning portraits

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