Rwanda became known for Gorillas but is most remembered for the horrific Genocide that occurred there. National Geographic has written a beautiful series including the article entitled, Rwanda: The Art of Remembering and Forgetting
Recently a young friend who works with veterans from the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan shared a book that she found enlightening. The Good Soldiers by David Finkel is a good read.
War has been documented through the visual arts since time began. Here are several links that provide striking visual portraits of war and it’s effects. The featured photo represents a vision from my childhood
of what it was like in Britain and Europe during the bombings of World War ll. The links we are providing shows the effects of War today.
I was raised by a World War II veteran. As a child and young woman, the heroic movies about this war captured my imagination.