Art / Film / Video

Pink Congo documentary at Venice biennale by Richard Mosse


Frieze presents photographer Richard Mosse’s latest work ‘The Enclave’, which will be shown in the Irish Pavillion at the 55th Venice Biennale. The experimental film was directed with Jesse Watt and shot in the Democratic Republic of Congo. What comes straight to the viewer’s eye is the strong appearance of the colour pink. Mosse shot on a special 16mm colour infrared film, which was originally designed in collaboration with the US military in the 1940s to identify the enemies in the land field. It captures infrared light, which is invisible to the human eye. Accordingly, Richard Mosse emphasises the extremely limited press exposure during Congo’s civil war that has been going on for over decade. Making the unseeable visible…

Richard Mosse Enclave Pink Truck Richard Mosse in Interview Richard Mosse landscape Richard Mosse Disappearer 2012


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