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Ashley Gilbertson

Ashley Gilbertson is an Australian photographer and director residing in New York City. Ashley Gilbertson’s imagery from Iraq, where he worked from 2002 until 2008, earned him critical acclaim from, among others, the Overseas Press Club which awarded Gilbertson the  Robert Capa Gold Medal for his 2004 work in Falluja. His first book, Whiskey Tango Foxtrot, was released in 2007 and became a best seller on Amazon. Gilbertson’s second book, Bedrooms Of The Fallen, a collection of photographs depicting the intact bedrooms of service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, was released in 2014. Gilbertson meanwhile continues to concentrate on the two wars by examining veterans’ issues including Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and War Motivated Suicide for for publications including The New York Times Magazine and Time Magazine. In addition to working as an assignment photographer, Gilbertson works on multimedia films, group projects with his colleagues at VII, frequently lectures at museums and universities globally and travels internationally photographing stories