What began as a one-off project becomes a business as the third collection of designs is prepared and presented in a suite at the Chelsea Hotel. Then, the horrific events of September 11th unfold and forever change America. A decade later, Natalie writes a reflection of the events that day which can be found on the Alabama Chanin Journal—updated on September 11, 2021.
Read Natalie’s reflection on our Journal here.
Slides 1–4: Color photocopies of contact sheets used for Alabama collection production, photographed by Natalie Chanin in the months following the 9/11 attacks, New York City, 2001, photograph by Robert Rausch