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Richard Mosse: Infra [Hardcover]

Richard Mosse , Adam Hochschild
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20 Feb 2012
Infra, Richard Mosses first book, offers a radical rethinking of how to depict a conflict as complex and intractable as that of the ongoing war in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Mosse photographs both the rich topography, inscribed with the traces of conflicting interests, as well as rebel groups of constantly shifting allegiances at war with the Congolese national army (itself a patchwork of recently integrated warlords and their militias). For centuries, the Congo has repeatedly compelled and defied the Western imagination. Mosse brings to this subject the use of a discontinued aerial surveillance film, a type of color infrared film called Kodak Aerochrome. The film, originally developed for military reconnaissance, registers an invisible spectrum of infrared light, rendering the green landscape in vivid hues of lavender, crimson, and hot pink. The results offer a fevered inflation of the traditional reportage document, underlining the growing tension between art, fiction, and photojournalism. Mosses work highlights the ineffable nature of current events in todays Congo. Infra initiates a dialogue with photography that begins as an intoxicating meditation on a broken genre, but ends as a haunting elegy for a vividly beautiful land touched by unspeakable tragedy.


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  • Hardcover: 136 pages
  • Publisher: Aperture (20 Feb 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 159711202X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1597112024
  • Product Dimensions: 26.4 x 23.4 x 1.8 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 436,672 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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5.0 out of 5 stars Kodak Aerochrome 4 April 2012
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A fantastic photobook by Irish photography Richard Mosse using a custom built large format camera and a Mamiya 7 (medium format) for the candid shots and shots taken from the air. Using infrared film to depict the Democratic Republic of Congo. This is a high quality publication using military grade film, Kodak Aerochrome, with well over 100 images and short captions for each at the rear. No digital manipulation has been used, this is analogue photography in 2011-2012 with great success.

If you enjoy works by Pieter Hugo, Oliver Chanarin & Adam Broomberg, Ernest Cole etc I would highly recommend this publication. Grab it before it goes out of print and rockest in price.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Outstanding performance of storytelling 28 Dec 2012
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Excellent book, exceptionally printed. Outstanding also the author's note at the end of the book. All images have been taken using Kodak Aerochrome just before Kodak itself discountinued them. Highly recommended for the idea, the underlying story and for the quality of all the photos.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing photos 9 Jan 2013
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Great study on color and form for any artist or person working with color. Even though the color is maneuvered digitally, it is a brilliant interpretation.
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