Veiled Aleppo


From: September 23, 2015 @ 00:00
To: March 16, 2016 @ 23:59 EDT

with Franco Pagetti
Sept. 23 – March 16, 2016
Hiatt Gallery at the Worcester Art Museum
Worcester, MA

Sheets line the devastated streets of Aleppo, Syria, acting as shields to obscure Free Syrian Army soldiers from the view of Bashar al-Assad’s security force snipers. Before the war, these sheets served a very different purpose as residents used them for privacy or to protect their homes from harsh weather. This exhibition features the work of Milan-based photojournalist Franco Pagetti, who worked in Aleppo at the start of the Syrian civil war.

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