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In a slide projection entitled Cuts, Burns, Punctures, Ishmael Randall Weeks uses found slides from 1970s and ’80s Peru, which he alters to reflect on the violence of the country’s multidecade struggle for democracy. Still courtesy the artist and Eleven Rivington, New York City.
This image appeared in the Portfolio “Martyrdoms of Light,” in the April 2013 issue of Harper’s Magazine.
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“I hope that after reading the following pages the leaders of the Y. M. C. A. will start a campaign to induce good young men to do nothing. If so, I shall not have lived in vain.”