As a Boston photographer, this project started at a local BLM protest but has grown into a national project. An infrared camera marks the positions of military equipment in a civilian context. The project has grown and is a continuation of Richard Mosse’s work in the DRC where the visual irony – brutal realism painted in candy-colored fuzz – was completely intentional. I bring the process back to Boston to highlight the brutal potential here.
In 2008 the Chinese government was starting to cement its hold on the resource rich Xinjiang by suppressing cultural and religious differences in schools and workplaces and by resettling millions of eastern Chinese into the western region.
When Las Vegas went into lockdown it shuttered most government services but kept its Marriage License Bureau open. “In a way, Vegas is set up for something like this,” Lynn Marie Goya, the clerk of Clark County, Nev., said of the safety restrictions and other social changes the virus has wrought.
During the Syrian revolution, few journalists received visas to report on the government side of the conflict. Twice, while working with a Finnish newspaper, I was able to work cross the front lines and photograph the government and rebel sides.