Leang Seckon – Art and History

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Leang Seckon was born in Prey Veng Province in the early 1970s, and thus was a child during Khmer Rouge times. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, in 2002, and has been exhibited widely in Cambodia and overseas. In 2010, Rossi & Rossi hosted his first solo exhibition in Europe. The gallery staged a major exhibition …

Afterwards

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I thought that I had posted about Afterwards before, but somehow it got missed. It was one of the first books that I bought, early in the MA, when I was exploring aftermath photography. The book paralleled my exploring Sophie Ristelhueber’s work, and introduced me to that of Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin. I did cover some of the photographers, …