Bryan Denton is an award-winning freelance photographer based in Beirut, Lebanon. He began his career covering cultural issues and conflicts in the Arab World after graduating from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts, focusing on Photography and Middle Eastern and Islamic studies. Based in Lebanon since 2006, Denton is a frequent contributor to the New York Times, and has also completed assignments throughout the Middle East, Africa, South East Asia and Afghanistan for clients including TIME, Stern, The UNHCR, Vanity Fair Italy, Der Spiegel, and Human Rights Watch. Winner of the 2016 Robert Capa Gold Medal for his work on the battle against ISIS in Iraq, and an alum of the 2014 World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass, Bryan's work has also been recognized by Pictures of the Year, the Chris Hondros Foundation, The Magenta Foundation, Prix-Bayeux Calvados and Foto8. His first solo exhibition, featuring his work from the Libyan Revolution, curated by Fred Ritchin, was exhibited at the Gulf and Western Gallery in New York in 2011, and his prints are held in the Sir Elton John Photography Collection, among others.
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This three-part series exposes the hidden legacy of torture perpetrated by the United States at C.I.A. prisons and Guantanamo, and examines the long-term consequences on prisoners. Judges called it “incredibly important journalism,” and commended it for providing “a new angle on the urgent topic of torture.” Originally published by The New York Times in October and November, 2016.
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