Cambodian Photography – Part 2

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As noted in the previous post, Cambodian photography is developing, though it’s clear that the hiatus of the Khmer Rouge years and subsequent Vietnamese administration left a hole in the story of photography in the country. Zhuang Wubin, in ‘Photography in Southeast Asia‘ (2016) makes the point that a strictly linear look at photographic development is inappropriate. Much ‘Cambodian’ photography …

Thinking About Spaces

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It has long been a fashion to use the sides of building in Shanghai as huge, live advertising, video and news screens Murky Day in May, Shanghai, 2012 Yes, there is Piccadilly circus, and there is Times Square. The Ginza crossing, and so on. But this is Chinese grandiose, ‘larger than life’ approach in action. It’s copied all over China.