Many photographers play with the way infrared photography transforms mundane landscapes into cotton candy fantasy lands. The Richard Mosse-directed video installation The Enclave goes a step further, juxtaposing those landscapes against the lives of rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Irish war photographer Richard Mosse has traveled to the Democratic Republic of Congo three times in the past three years—he's made it his mission, he says, to document a war so deep-seeded and tragic that it challenges "the limits of description." To describe the indescribable, Mosse has developed a unique…
What you're looking at isn't a landscape shot photoshopped to resemble Willy Wonka's realm—it's the real world. A battlefield. Photographer Richard Mosse traveled the wartorn Congo with infrared film made for camouflage detection. The results are gorgeous.