Not really a cutting edge subject but it looks like the exhibition just opened in Houston is quite interesting.
A Royal Navy sailor on board HMS Alcantara uses a portable sewing machine to repair a signal flag during a voyage to Sierra Leone, March 1942, Cecil Beaton, English (1904–1980) © The Imperial War Museums
A rich program on the representation of Algeria war at Forum des images, Paris, from 24th January to 2nd February: conferences, movies, photo exhibits and much more.
Les temps forts. La guerre d’Algérie, image et représentations.
At International Center of Photography, in New York, Hiroshima GroundZero, an exhibition of pictures taken in Hiroshima in November 1945. Pictures were taken by a civil engineer, involved in the “United States Strategic Bombing Survey” programme.
I think you all know the project of Photos Normandie. An on line photographic collection working on “redocumentarisation” with “crowdsourcing”.
The Bibliothèque de Cherbourg-Octeville is the first external partner to join the project, uploading on the flickr page of Photos Normandie, her photos on WWII. Patrick Peccatte, involved in the project, tells more about it in its blog.