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Posted 09.08.09 | PERMALINK | ESSAY

Mark Klett: Placing Memory



Topaz, Utah. James Wakasa funeral scene. (The man shot by military sentry.) 04/19/1943. [Photographer, Russell A. Bankson]

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ABOUT THE ESSAY

Placing Memory
Photographer Mark Klett reviews Placing Memory, which juxtaposes contemporary color photos of abandoned Japanese-American internment camps, by photographer Todd Stewart, with government-commissioned period images, to haunting effect.
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Mark Klett is Regents' Professor of Art at Arizona State University and a contributing editor of Places. His latest book is The Half-Life of History. 
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