Richard Mosse released a photo series that highlights the landscape of Eastern Congo with a pastel touch. In recent years, the Democratic Republic of Congo has become more closely associated with war and devastation, than beauty and vitality. This series offers a different perspective on the country through the use of vibrant pink hues.
'Infra' is a photo series that documents the ongoing conflict between the Congolese national army and rebel factions. In order to convey the tragedy and beauty of war, Mosse's photos are tinged with vibrant red and pink hues. Mosse used this technique as a way of offering an alternative to the graphic images often captured by other photo journalists. In turn, Mosse's images of Eastern Congo function as a commentary on the way in which war is photographed in the modern age.
The series reveals how powerful photographs can be in times of conflict and crisis.
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