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In 2013, I returned to Rwanda to photograph nature. The images dialogue with landscape painting, all the while readily playing with colonialist clichés portraying Rwanda as an « Eden of a thousand hills ». The landscapes, in extreme contrast to the horrors of genocide, seem to have regained the peace and quiet that once characterised them. This body of work is completed by two photos of memorial stones as well as witness accounts from three Rwandese women (available on this web page), Colette, Odette and Josephine, two survivors and a « righteous » Hutu.