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 …

Coleridge, Imagination and Fancy

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In thinking through the upcoming critical review, I realise that I have been working in two parallel directions. First, my photography has become increasingly abstract, traces of what happened, well documented throughout this CRJ. But, second, whilst I started with the idea of ‘simply’ re-telling the story, using techniques such as rephotography, I have graduated to the thought (indeed, the necessity) of …