Sarah's fourth book Draw Your Weapons is really really worth reading. We are at The Wheeler Centre talking about (perma)war, resistance, looking and not looking, the 'civil contract of photography', limits of empathy.
The past shapes the present – they teach us that in schools and universities. (Shapes? Infiltrates, more like; imbues, infuses.) This past cannot be visited like an ageing aunt. It doesn’t live in little zoo enclosures.