The Smoke – Diaries of a genocide trial – Rwanda 1994, France 2018
Artist Natacha Nisic attended the 2018 appeal trial in France of two people responsible for the Tutsi genocide in Rwanda. In her notebooks, reproduced here, she drew and took notes, capturing the exchanges, postures, tensions and emotions. The historian Hélène Dumas gives the keys to understanding the stakes of this trial in a stand-alone text.
The Smoke – Diaries of a genocide trial – Rwanda 1994, France 2018, Creaphis publisher, 2022
to be published on March 2022