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    December 29, 2016

    Photographs by Richard Mosse As rebels supported by Rwanda advanced on Goma, the capital of mineral-rich North Kivu in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, Richard Mosse was there to photograph the conflict. He has been documenting what he calls the “Hobbesian state of war” in the region on and off for two years using infrared film, which, because it was originally developed for military purposes, Mosse says is “the appropriate medium.” Foliage reflects infrared light and camouflage absorbs it,…

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    Most Beautiful Shots of Congolese landscape

    Largely known for its dark history and civil unrest, the Congo is also a place of great beauty. Its vast forests, rivers and savannahs give rise to landscapes of stunning natural beauty. Here are…

    October 30, 2016