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Shining light on Rwanda victims

''Annet with her son Peter'' is a portrait from ''Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape,'' opening Monday at Brandeis. ''Annet with her son Peter'' is a portrait from ''Intended Consequences: Rwandan Children Born of Rape,'' opening Monday at Brandeis. (Jonathan Torgovnik)
By Denise Taylor
Globe Correspondent / February 19, 2009

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The colors in Jonathan Torgovnik's photographs tend toward rich, welcoming hues. The light often shimmers warmly. But the tense, somber stares of his portrait subjects tug the viewer out of this safe scenery and into something hurt, dark, and hollow. Even before reading the sobering texts beneath the images, it is hard not to want to look away - but ... (Full article: 1027 words)

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