Warscapes Articles

March 17, 2015
Cambodia—synonymous with paradoxical ideas: ‘Pearl of the East,’ ‘war,’ ‘Kingdom of Wonder,’ ‘genocide,’ and ‘Land of Smiles’—where deep...
January 8, 2015
Very few Americans know that Dred Scott and Michael Brown are buried within miles of each other. The first, a slave, who sued for his...
January 5, 2015
Editor's Introduction Nora Al-Badri has never been to Iraq. But she has connected with her father’s home country via the Internet—not over...
November 4, 2014
Graphic artists Thomas Henseler and Susanne Buddenberg have collaborated on a reimagination of the 28 year partition of Berlin to produce...
September 30, 2014
A woman named Muna carries a goose across the border between Syria and Jordan. She has just watched soldiers execute four of her children,...
August 7, 2014
In Argentina, when we find ourselves referring to Madres with capital M we unequivocally mean the mothers of the desaparecidos ; the...
July 31, 2014
At the docks of Pidjiguti in the capital Bissau, where the workers’ massacre that ignited the revolution in 1959 took place, the military...
July 7, 2014
Foreword by Mario Badagliacca Italy, and other European countries, are at the center of serious violations of human rights with the...
May 16, 2014
In August 1994, Chilean artist Alfredo Jaar traveled to Rwanda in the aftermath of the country’s infamous genocide. He documented scenes of...
April 22, 2014
In 1969, Indonesia took over West Papua with the now infamous Act of Free Choice , a mock referendum where West Papuans were forced to...
April 7, 2014
Artist's Introduction There is no war in Syria. There is a revolution. Art cannot save the country. Nothing can save Syria except for the...

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