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 …

Week Five Reflections – Cambodia

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The focus of the week was Cambodia. I arrived on Wednesday, from London via Singapore. From our home to the hotel takes about 22 hours. This is the third visit of the year, and a critical one. I have given myself the first year of the MA to sort out feasibilities, as well as improve my photographic approach. The main purpose …