October 16, 2019
Color brings Kim Il Sung-era pictures to life
Looking only at black-and-white photos can leave viewers with stale impression of history
When we open history books that discuss modern – but not very recent – history, they are usually filled with black-and white photos, as for many years taking color photos required much time and special equipment. One of the consequences of this is that history, in minds of many people, becomes black and white too. We do understand that World War II was not fought by gray-skinned soldiers