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Where is Gaddafi?

A revolution trough portraits


The civil war that took place in 2011 in Libya had as main feature the non-appearance of Muammar Al Gaddafi on camera. His appearance came thanks to many portraits of him by his followers and enemies. The destruction of the enemy portraits equaled the destruction of the enemy, therefore the destruction of the photographic image was a symbol of revenge, and it’s one of the uses of photography.


2012 © Edition. Pedro Arroyo & © Images. Authors

Where is Gaddafi? A revolution trough portraits  
Where is Gaddafi? A revolution trough portraits  

The civil war that took place in 2011 in Libya had as main feature the non-appearance of Muammar Al Gaddafi on camera. His appearance came t...

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