The Daylight Community Arts Foundation, a group committed to new forms of documentary, had the idea of providing Iraqi civilians with disposable cameras to get another, perhaps more tenable point of view. Why not ask the subjects what is going on, instead of making them the objects of a foreigner’s camera?The pictures are here. There are 31 of them. Some of the captions:
These pictures are a result of that experiment. They are glimpses from the inside. Ten people were given cameras in April and May. They were told: "This is an opportunity to show the American public what you want them to see."
Procession carrying the body of Abass Jassim. Abass was killed by Americans in the war. He left behind a family (Falluja)(Via Ian B.)
Sadiq Mahdy (smoking) moved to Baghdad to join relatives after the first war in Iraq. He is currently jobless and shown here with his family. His daughter was named Americas the day U.S. troops entered Baghdad.
Banner reads, "Yes, yes to Islam, Yes, yes to peace, No to terrorism, No to the occupation." (Baghdad)