Peter Van Agtmael
Brooklyn, New York
Peter was born in Washington DC. He studied history at Yale, graduating with honors in 2003.
Since 2006 he has primarily covered the 9/11 Wars and their consequences, working extensively in Iraq, Afghanistan and the USA. He is currently working on long term projects about America and the Israel/Palestine conflict.
He has won the W. Eugene Smith Grant, the ICP Infinity Award for Young Photographer, the Lumix Freelens Award, as well as awards from World Press Photo, American Photography Annual, The Pulitzer Center, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and Photo District News.
His book, Disco Night Sept 11, about America in Iraq and Afghanistan will be released in April, 2014.
Peter joined Magnum in 2008 and became a full member in 2013.
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