In commemoration of the tenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks, the International Center of Photography is collaborating with the National September 11 Memorial Museum on Remembering 9/11, a major exhibition of photography and video that addresses the issues of memory and recovery from disaster and explores how New Yorkers and volunteers from across the U.S. responded to this inconceivable tragedy. Focusing on how firefighters, transit workers, police officers, construction workers, artists, photographers, and World Trade Center neighbors worked together in the aftermath of the attacks, the exhibition will include five parts: Memory Remains: 9/11 Artifacts at Hangar 17, a major installation by Francesc Torres; photographs from Eugene Richards' Stepping Through the Ashes; a five-channel video installation, cedarliberty, by Elena del Rivero and Leslie McCleave; Above Ground Zero, photographs and proof sheets by Gregg Brown; and excerpts from here is new york: a democracy of photographs. The exhibition is organized by ICP Curator Carol Squiers.
Memory Remains: Artifacts at Hangar 17 by Francesc Torres is presented in association with the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. This exhibition was made possible with support from Paul J. Napoli & Marc J. Bern – Napoli Bern LLP, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Institut Ramon Llull, the Government of Spain – Ministry of Culture, the Joseph and Joan Cullman Foundation for the Arts, and with public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council.