Richard Mosse

Found via The Exposure Project, BLDBLOG sits down with Richard Mosse to dicuss his time in Iraq and the resulting body of work, Breach.

“The most interesting thing about the whole endeavor for me was the very fact that the U.S. had chosen to occupy Saddam’s palaces in the first place. If you’re trying to convince a population that you have liberated them from a terrible dictator, why would you then sit in his throne? A savvier place to station the garrison would have been a place free from associations with Saddam, and the terror and injustices that the occupying forces were convinced they’d done away with. Instead, they made the mistake of repeating history.”

© Richard Mosse

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