Windows on the Hidden

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I have found the last couple of weeks most enjoyable, exploring new kinds of imagery, both to learn new techniques and to consider ways of bringing alive the ‘traces’ idea. The past week’s exercise led me to explore cyanotypes, albeit at the most simple level, sunprint paper. The resulting, aesthetically pleasing images, and the positive reaction of others to the …

Rephotography

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In preparation for the next Cambodia trip, taking Cemre’s advice, I’ll be looking at the implications of this project for our family. As noted elsewhere, our first visit to the country was 1994, when Dan was just one year old, Vicky 4, Michala 6 and Mandy was 12. We all visited Angkor Wat. But I visited Tuol Sleng and Choeung …