Richard Mosse: The Enclave

An infrared journey through eastern Congo's humanitarian disaster that blurs the line between fine art and photojournalism

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Using an extinct type of infrared military film, Irish photojournalist and artist Richard Mosse documents the war-ravaged Democratic Republic of Congo, where 5.4 million people have died since 1998 as a result of the conflict. The eastern part of the country remains plagued by violence as rebel groups continue to operate there. In The Enclave, which represented Ireland at the 2013 Venice Biennale, Mosse documents a ghostly psychedelic landscape blighted by human tragedy in Congo. The fully immersive, multi-channel video installation is now on show at the Vinyl Factory Space, and Dazed presents an exclusive version of the film here. The fully immersive, multi-channel video installation is now on show at the  in conjunction with the Edel Assanti Gallery from 4 – 26 April. Dazed presents an exclusive extract from the film here.

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