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Burden of Proof: the construction of visual evidence

Issue No. 2478

This exhibition looks at how photography has been used during criminal investigations.

It takes 11 case studies from the 1880s to the present day.

The first looks at when “metric” photography of crime scenes was first introduced.

It doesn’t just focus on individual murders, but looks at war crimes too.

The final case study is a reconstruction of a drone attack in Pakistan in 2012, which used digital and satellite technologies.

This exhibition contains images that some viewers might find disturbing.

The Photographers’ Gallery, London W1F 7LW.

Until 10 January

Free entry before 12 noon

Advanced booking online— adults £2.50 and concessions £2.00

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Tue 3 Nov 2015, 17:28 GMT
Issue No. 2478
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