Dark Lens: “Dark Lens / Lente ng Karimlan: The Filipino Camera in Duterte’s Republic”

As an act of remembering the dead and this era of extrajudicial killings, killings that President Duterte refers to as “his only crime,” we turn to the camera as a way of capturing Filipino life under this regime. #DarkLensProject #LenteNgKarimlan is a digital art project, an online exhibition of Filipino photographs on the work of death. These digital images of killings are sites of what we might consider Martial Law “memory work.”  These photographs rearticulate and narrate the Philippines’ authoritarian past and present.

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