Friday, 7 June 2013
War Photographer at Venice Biennale
The palette of war photography has long been established as green, brown, black, red. Camouflage, dirt, guns, blood. Richard Mosse, in his installation for the Irish Pavilion at the 2013 Venice Biennale, chose to shine a new light on the coverage of conflict, literally. Using an infrared film developed by Kodak and the military for the detection of camouflage, Mosse’s moving image work The Enclave explored the war zone and humanitarian disaster currently taking place in the Democratic Republic of Congo, rendering its scenes of horror, despair, bravado and destruction in vibrant magenta, scarlet, puce and purple.
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