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Bridging the Military-Civilian Divide

June 18,2014

MN Original: Petronella Ytsma

Petronella Ytsma’s photography illuminates the multi-generational effects of Agent Orange and Dioxin used during the Vietnam War. In 2007, Ytsma went to Vietnam to document these effects for her project Legacy of an Ecocide: Portraits of Agent Orange. Her latest work turns the camera toward Minnesotan veterans of the Vietnam War. Ytsma hopes her striking images spark conversation and consideration for the victims of Agent Orange.

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