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Glenna Gordon  Photographer ⚡️DIAGRAM OF THE HEART, Nigeria Ever After, Kidnapping Artifacts. ✈️ Africa, Indonesia, Brooklyn. 📕Red Hook Editions.

NEW YORK CITY! Please join @annavanlenten and me at @halfkingphoto TONIGHT AT 7 PM for a conversation about "Diagram of the Heart." Honored to be speaking at Tim Hetherington's home away from home, as his work had such a profound impact on my own. Wish he could join us.
@Redhookeditions will be out in full force too with works by @JasonEskenazi @carlosjavierortiz @pvanagtmael & @lisettepoole

Huge thanks to @glossnewyork for the very beautiful prints!!

In one picture of an orange, Tim Hetherington told so much of the story of the Liberian civil war. His images taught me that there was an entire continuum of nontraditional image making, and that fundamentally changed the course of my work.

I'm honored tonight to be speaking at @halfkingphoto, Tim's home away from home.

Wish he could join us. RIP.

Pic above from January 29, 2014.
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Morning on my balcony in Monrovia, Liberia. Reading and looking through Tim Hetherington's "Long Story Bit by Bit." Such deep and important work that I am happy to be learning from yet again. Last week, I meet a former female combatant who remembered Tim and spoke of him with kindness and respect. I wonder what he'd think of Liberia today. As I look through his book, I'm reminded of all the things that development dollars and half-hearted reconciliation attempts haven't managed to change.

Double trouble, redux, Brooklyn edition.

Ecuador, you are very lovely and your food is delicious. Peace out✌️ Exit music: The XX, I see you.

Another night, another hotel. #onassignment

I'd like all my fruit from a guy with a rainbow umbrella in the middle of the street. Seen from my morning run, on assignment for @nytmag

Getting some help with my captions. On assignment for @nytmag.

Hello Ecuador! So excited to be somewhere totally new.

Pouch living. Up and out again tomorrow morning 📸🌎

Peace out Nigeria!
Always difficult, always worthwhile.
Exit soundtrack: Grateful Dead.
See you soon brooklyn 🗽✈️❤️

The very last picture in DIAGRAM OF THE HEART, a quarter page image on the copyright page, is of Mohammed, my favorite vigilante anywhere in the Sahel. Now he's got his own copy. He also dashed me one of his passport pictures.

Baby goats named Virus (he's always bothering everyone) and Premature (he was born early). They like to eat ground nut cake, which, turns out, I also enjoy eating. Borno, Nigeria. Also, American news is garbage right now so just trying to think about baby goats.