Globalisation – a Personal Tale

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Week One reading includes ‘Global Photography‘, by David Bate, in Photography: The Key Concepts (2016). Bate starts his chapter with: “Globalization” is a term now commonly used and abused in a variety of contexts. The “global” can be found used as much in corporate strategy documents as in critical literature on the arts, culture, and discussions on the impact of …


Possible Cambodia documentary project

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We first visited Cambodia in 1994, with our three youngest children, Michala, Vicky & Dan. Dan was 18 months old at the time. And we fell in love with the country and, more importantly, the people. In 1999, Ingrid travelled to Phnom Penh to meet with Save the Children (Norway), to discuss setting up a primary school building program in …