Interview with Mak Remissa

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Mak Remissa is arguably the most successful and important photographer working in Cambodia today. He is a working photojournalist, and is heavily involved in the ‘fine arts’ scene. His personal work addresses social issues, and I have previously written about some of his projects. I am in discussion with Remissa and others about a collaborative exhibition in 2020. This week’s …

Reflections at Year End

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On Monday, 10th December, I did a presentation at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, noted here. It was entitled Cambodia – Unfinished Stories, A Prayer from Hell. I covered three areas: The Cambodian Genocide – antecedents, short history and effects. The Yates Family Primary School Program in the Khmer Rouge Reconciliation Areas, from 2000. A Prayer from Hell …