Week Two Reflections

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Whilst I am enjoying the research and writing, I admit to an increasing unease with some of the academic theories of photography. Hence my posts on ‘index and icon‘, ‘congruence‘, ‘cultural context‘ and, in earlier days, ‘interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary‘ thinking. Photography impacts so many disciplines – science, history, anthropology, ecology, art, cultural studies, business and so on … maybe even …

Week Nine Reflections – Reconciliation

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My main reflections at the moment are about reconciliation. First, how to I reconcile my work in Cambodia as a photographer, with that of an educator? The feelings from my last trip were strong. When I visit a school, talk with old colleagues, meet parents or (ex Khmer Rouge) teachers again that we have known albeit fleetingly, I feel a …