A research-led practice

mickyates Aftermath, Audience, Critical Research Journal, Dark Tourism, Documentary, FinalMajorProject, FMPWeek13, Genocide, History, Ideas, Photography, Practice, Project Development, Rephotography, Unfinished Stories Leave a Comment

The MA is now in its 21st month. In that time I have flown almost exactly 50,000 miles to and from Cambodia. Looking at my bookshelves, I have added over 120 books to our library on Cambodia and related history, atrocity, Genocide, documentary photography, ethics and critical theory – not to mention several dozen photo books for inspiration. There are …

Angkor Chum

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One story that will not feature in the book is one that concerns our family. It also is an exercise in rephotography, in the sense of going back to the same place, and in using photographs again. Angkor Chum is to the west of Siem Reap, and had been under Khmer Rouge control until the Reconciliation Area process started in …