After a nine-month battle, Islamic State was finally expelled from Mosul, leaving devastation and residents physically and psychologically scarred by the war. Abbie Trayler-Smith’s new exhibition records the devastating effects of life under Isis control in northern Iraq and the bewildering aftermath of conflict. After Darkness is at Anima-Mundi, St Ives, until 27 March.
Even if it is one of those photographer-contrived photos, still, I like it.
|Sara, age 24, arrives at Hasan Sham camp for displaced people after being taken by bus straight from the battle|