Peter Van Agtmael was born in Washington DC in 1981. He studied history at Yale, graduating with honors in 2003. Since 2006 he has primarily covered the 9/11 wars and their consequences, working extensively in Iraq, Afghanistan and the USA. He has also worked throughout Asia, Africa, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He has won the W. Eugene Smith Grant, the ICP Infinity Award for Young Photographer, the Lumix Freelens Award, as well as awards from World Press Photo, American Photography Annual, The Pulitzer Center, The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, FOAM and Photo District News. A selection of his work on America’s wars was published in the 2009 book ‘2nd Tour Hope I Don’t Die.’ The completed body of work will be published in ‘Disco Night Sept 11′ in late 2013. Peter joined Magnum Photos in 2008 and became a member in 2013.