Dead bodies on the street, photographed from a car. The maker of the photograph cannot be revealed. Victims are mostly kidnapped and then murdered. Bodies are thrown on the street as warning or terror. Some militias prohibit family members to pick up the dead bodies. Sometimes it proves be a booby trap.

In Conversation

Date: 04.10.08

Time: 18:00 - 19:00

Venue: The Old Courtroom

Admission: Free - to book: contact, (01273) 643052


The Old Courtroom,
118 Church Street, Brighton BN1 1UD


Award-winning photojournalist Geert Van Kesteren explores the effects of the Iraq war on the Iraqi diaspora and civilian life during the US occupation, in conversation with Brigitte Lardinois (Senior Research Fellow in Photography at London College of Communication). Afterwards, meet Geert Van Kesteren informally and discuss his latest book over light refreshments. Organised in partership with Lighthouse, Talks organised by Brighton Photo Biennial 2008 in partnership with Brighton & Hove Museums as part of Memory of Fire: the War of Images and Images of War.