62 +6 History in Time (Danger Streets) | Fifty Select History in Time Street Photographs from The Civilized World’s Most Frightening Discomfort Zones

 

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Ground Zero
New York, mid-November, 2001

 

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Taliban Escape on Unguarded Tribal Belt Backroad Adjacent to the Khyber Pass and Tora Bora
Federally Administered Tribal Area  (Tribal Belt) at the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border near Peshawar, Pakistan
December 15, 2001

 

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Afghanistan Refugee camp Cemetery at a Pakistan Army Border Fort
In the Tribal Belt on the Pakistan-Afghanistan Border, December 2001

 

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Being There
Peshawar, Pakistan, December 2001


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Dead or Alive
At a business still open adjacent to Ground Zero in New York at Thanksgiving | November, 2001

 

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Afghan Refugee Camp Wagon Whip
outside Peshawar, Pakistan | December, 2001

 

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Osama bin Laden Tribute T-shirt Vendor
Peshawar, Pakistan, December 2001

 

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Taliban Hassle
Peshawar, Pakistan | December, 2001

 

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Border Negotiation
Federally Administered Tribal Area  (Tribal Belt) at the Afghanistan-Pakistan Border near Peshawar, Pakistan
December, 2001

 

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Europe 2015: A Murmuration of Fear
London, England

 

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Alleyway Poverty Post Clutter Girl
Jatari Campesino, Ecuador
(A poverty-stricken  alpine farming community high up in the Andes Mountains) 

 

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Right Wing Death Squad Victim
Puerto del Diablo Scenic Overlook and Wartime Massacre Dump,
El Salvador civil war 1982

 

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Right Wing Death Squad Victim
Puerto del Diablo Scenic Overlook and Wartime Massacre Dump,
El Salvador civil war 1982

 

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Civilian Victim of an FMLN “Road Advisory”
Guazapa, El Salvador 1982

 

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Right Wing Death Squad Victim
El Playon Lava Flow and Wartime Massacre Dump,
El Salvador civil war 1982

 

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Resting Places: Milltown IRA Cemetery
(All the Irish Republican Army gravestones read “Murdered by the British”)

Belfast, Northern Ireland, 1983

 

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Bangkok, Thailand | The 2011 Flood of Thailand

 

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Suchitoto Violin
He playing to and backing up the staccato and base of machine guns
and mortar explosions from the Salvadoran Army as they entered the town.
Suchitoto, El Salvador civil war 1982

 

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Suchitoto Kiss
As 4000 Salvadoran Army regulars charged into town from the southwest
and several dozen FMLN guerrillas melted away into the jungle toward the northeast.
Suchitoto, El Salvador civil war 1982

 

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War, Woman and Children | A Missing Man’s Family
Guazapa, El Salvador 1982

 

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War Time
Suchitoto, El Salvador Civil War 1984

 

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India Slum Billboard with House & Girl
Delhi, India

 

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Just Hang on to What You Got
West Berlin, West Germany 1990, after The Wall came down and before Reunification

 

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Havana Beaded Che Vendor
Havana, Cuba 1997

 

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Reunification Kiss
Cologne, United Germany | 12:01 a.m., October 3, 1990

 

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Europe 2015: Post-Cluttered Terror Troops on Cafe March
Le Marais District, 4th arrondissement, the Jewish Quarter (under extreme alert)
Paris, France
In the springtime of 2015, three months after the Charlie Hebdo attacks

 

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 Europe 2015 (untitled)
Oxford Street | London, England

 

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Sandlot Baseball at a Malecón Vacant Lot
Havana, Cuba 2013

 

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MasterCard, Visa – – – Che…
Havana, Cuba 1997

 

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Havana Sidecar RainScape
Havana, Cuba

 

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Diet Sleep | Freedom Summer 1990
Florence, Italy

 

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Devastatingly Beautiful
The Flood of New Orleans from a Boat on Canal Street a few days after Hurricane Katrina
New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, 2005

 

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Mangled McDonalds and Ronald Signed by First Responders
Mississippi Gulf Coast
along Highway 90, Gulfport, Mississippi, just days after Hurricane Katrina in 2005

 

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The Edge of the Heat
Plymouth, Montserrat (the abandoned capitol of pre-eruption Montserrat) 1997

 

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Volcano Victim (Lost Her House)
Geralds, Montserrat

 

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Soufrière Hills Volcano Erupts | Salem Eruption #1 | September 22, 1997, 10:46 am
Montserrat, Eastern Caribbean

 

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  A Footlong Gun Play at the Winter Palace
St. Petersburg, USSR/Russia, October 3, 1991

 

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Soviet Black Marketeer
Leningrad to St. Petersburg | USSR to Russia, 1991

 

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The Rest of Stalin (with a Decapitated Lenin Head in the Background)
Moscow,  USSR/Russia, Fall 1991

 

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Russian White House Tank Barricades
Moscow, USSR to Russia, Fall 1991

 

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Russian Revolutionaries at the Russian White House Tank Barricades
Moscow,  USSR/Russia, Fall 1991

 

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Waiting for Improvements
New York, New York, USA, 1987

 

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Nation
Paris, France, 1990

 

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Every Generation Needs a New Revolution
Soweto, South Africa, Freedom Day, April 27, 2006

 

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Gang Run Gambling Ring Shooting Craps on the Street in Soweto
Soweto, South Africa, Freedom Day, April 27, 2006

 

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Favela da Rocinha, Brazil (Under Gang Control 2011)

 

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Favela da Rocinha, Brazil (After “Pacification” 2012)

 

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Favela da Rocinha, Brazil (Under Gang Control 2011)

 

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Favela da Rocinha, Brazil (After the World Cup Left Town 2014)

 

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Favela da Rocinha, Brazil (Under Gang Control 2011)

 

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Favela da Rocinha, Brazil (After the World Cup Left Town 2014)

 

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Five on a Bench
Warsaw, Poland | Freedom Summer 1990

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Street Football : Reinventing Medellín After Escobar
Comuna #13 | Medellín, Colombia

 

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Peshawar Street Kitchen
Peshawar, Pakistan Refugee Camp, December 2001

 

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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Mugunga Refugee Camp, Democratic Republic of the Congo


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Mugunga Refugee Camp, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Mugunga Refugee Camp, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Mugunga Refugee Camp, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Goma, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Sake, Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Rocinha Wired 2014 #1 (After the World Cup Left Town)

 

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Rocinha 17-panel Wired 2011  (Under Gang Control)

 

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Mugunga Refugee Camp & Goma (volcanic wasteland), Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Watering Goma | Democratic Republic of the Congo

 

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Wired Goma | Democratic Republic of the Congo

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** This collection of 50 selected Gary Mark Smith History in Time (danger street) photographs were made between 1982 and 2014 during some of Smith’s many historically significant self-insertions on four continents

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1982-1984 | Cold War and US-funded Civil War in El Salvador
(El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras & Nicaragua)

1983 | The “Troubles” in Northern Ireland
Belfast to Londonderry (Derry)

1990 | End of the Cold War: Freedom Summer 1990
German Reunification & European Unification
West Germany to East Germany to occupied Poland
to Czechoslovakia to Hungary to Yugoslavia to United Germany

1991 | The Soviet Union Implodes
Leningrad to St. Petersburg to revolutionary Moscow

1997-2013 | Forbidden City | Havana, Cuba

1997-1999 | The Montserrat Volcano Disaster
abandoned Plymouth;
The holdouts of Salem and the eruption of September 22, 1997, 10:46 am

2001-2002 | The post 9-11 World
From Amsterdam to Kansas to Ground Zero in New York
to Pakistan and the Tribal Belt on the Afghanistan/Pakistan Border
over the Khyber Pass adjacent to the battle of Tora Bora

 2005 | The Aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and the Flood of New Orleans
Mississippi Gulf Coast Highway 90 | Slidel on Lake Pontchartrain | New Orleans

2006 | Soweto, South Africa on Freedom Day, April 27, 2006

2008 |Poverty Above Tree Line in the Andes
Jatari Campesino, Ecuador

2011-2014 | Infiltrating the Gang-controlled Streets of a Notorious Brazilian Slum
Favela da Rocinha, Brazil

2011 | The Hundred Year Flood of Bangkok, Thailand

2011 | The Slums of New Delhi, India

2013 | Comuna #13 – – Reinventing Medellin, Colombia after Escobar

2015 | Paris on alert in springtime after the Charlie Hebdo attacks