The initial idea and inspiration for these images came from the print series "The Disasters of War" by Goya, in which he documents and denounced the atrocities of the French/Spanish peninsular war of 11008

The images I am working with are taken from our daily media coverage of recent and almost commonplace happenings in newspapers, on TV and on radio of social and criminal acts of violence and ongoing unnecessary deathes - occurrences so frequently that they no longer raise an outcry from our public, yet they still constitute disaster in peacetime.

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