NEW YORK, Aug. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --
WHAT: To mark the 10th Anniversary of 9/11, Time Warner Center will present a free exhibition of more than 50 images from Joe McNally's renowned "Faces of Ground Zero, Portraits of the Heroes of September 11, 2001." This special exhibition will feature the original life-size Polaroids, along with new digital images and exclusive video interviews shot with Nikon D-SLR cameras revealing where the subjects are today and how 9/11 affected their lives.
Among the subjects are: Louie Cacchioli, firefighter who rescued some 40-50 people from Tower 1; Josephine Harris and Ladder 6 ("The Miracle House"); Chef Michael Lomonaco of the perished Windows on the World restaurant and current Executive Chef of Porter House New York; and (former) Mayor Rudolph Giuliani.
These portraits (excerpted from the upcoming LIFE book, "One Nation, America Remembers September 11, 2001, 10 Years Later") represent the everyday people affected by 9/11: firefighters and other uniformed rescuers, families of victims, survivors, caregivers, politicians and students at nearby schools. The original life-size photos, shot in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 on the world's largest instant camera with a U-2 spy plane lens, as well as the recently captured images show the subjects in incredible detail and with great emotional impact. Viewing them is like meeting the subject.
WHO: Joe McNally is an award-winning photographer, whose international career includes staff photographer for LIFE magazine and assignments for National Geographic. In its 2002 tour, "Faces of Ground Zero" was seen by an estimated 1 million people. The Collection and sales of related books helped raise more than $2 million for the 9/11 relief efforts.
NIKON is the exclusive photographic equipment sponsor of the Faces of Ground Zero - 10th Anniversary Exhibit at Time Warner Center.
Time Warner Center
10 Columbus Circle (Columbus Circle and 59th Street)
Judith HoSang, Weber Shandwick
NY, NY 10019
August 24 – September 12, 2011
Daily: 10am – 9pm; Sunday: 11am – 7pm
SOURCE Related Companies; Time Warner Center