June 3, 2013 Marina Galperina

Richard Mosse’s fascinating Congo project’s latest incarnation at the Venice Biennale looks fascinating. Mosse had traveled all over eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, infiltrated armed rebel groups, and documented devastated, terrorized communities. Since 1998, 5.4 million people died from war-related incidents. No one cared. Mosse shot all this with infrared-detecting aerochrome film originally developed for military camouflage detection purposes. […]

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