Negative Traces

mickyates Aftermath, Cambodia, CambodiaFMP, Coursework, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, Exhibition, Ideas, Photography, Project Development, SSWeek10, SurfacesStrategies, Traces Leave a Comment

The impact of the Genocide of 1975-1979 is still, in many ways, hidden. It is visible only in traces, both physical and psychological. My project is not about the Genocide per-se, but it does need to contextualise that terrible event as it sits in the background of the personal stories that I am exploring and documenting. It is a part …

Rephotography

mickyates Biography, Cambodia, Critical Research Journal, Documentary, History, Photography, Plans & Notes, Project Development, Rephotography, SSWeek2, SurfacesStrategies, Travel Leave a Comment

In preparation for the next Cambodia trip, taking Cemre’s advice, I’ll be looking at the implications of this project for our family. As noted elsewhere, our first visit to the country was 1994, when Dan was just one year old, Vicky 4, Michala 6 and Mandy was 12. We all visited Angkor Wat. But I visited Tuol Sleng and Choeung …