TV & Newspaper Coverage – Archives, March 2000

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As part of the FMP, I am exploring my archives – not just my own images, going back to 1994 – but also contemporary press coverage. When Ingrid, myself and Victoria visited the Reconciliation Areas in March 2000, we were accompanied by national Cambodian press and TV. Whilst we downplayed it at the time, reconciliation had only been happening for …

Socially Engaged Photography

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In 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt created the Farm Security Administration (FSA) to aid American farmworkers during the Great Depression. Its photographers aimed to document what was going on, in an effort to raise awareness and support. Walker Evans and Dorothea Lange were two of those photographers. Interestingly, there is one school of thought, repeated by Susan Meiselas and Wendy Ewald, …