Darkness visible

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 16:30 in Psychology & Sociology

A Congolese soldier, an RPG slung over one shoulder, standing at the roadside smoking a cigarette. He is wearing a wig. In an orange dress, a young woman whose hair resembles strands of wire. The front lines are just a short drive away. Two men in a banana grove lowering a purple casket into a grave. The size of a toolbox, it contains the body of an 8-month-old girl killed by cholera. Mud-covered men squatting in a jungle stream — miners who work for one meal a day and the promise of pay in six months. These and other images will be on display along the second-floor office walls of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School through June 30. The exhibit, “Congo on the Wire,” is the work of photojournalist Finbarr O’Reilly, a fellow this year at the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard. The images are a...

Read the whole article on Harvard Science

More from Harvard Science

Latest Science Newsletter

Get the latest and most popular science news articles of the week in your Inbox! It's free!

Check out our next project, Biology.Net