And When I am Formulated, Sprawling on a Pin

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And I have known the eyes already, known them all, The eyes that fix you in a formulated phrase, And when I am formulated, sprawling on a pin, And I am pinned and wriggling on the wall, Then how should I begin? T S Eliot, 1915, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock Susan Sontag (1977: 155) accuses photography of being …

Week Nine Reflections – Reconciliation

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My main reflections at the moment are about reconciliation. First, how to I reconcile my work in Cambodia as a photographer, with that of an educator? The feelings from my last trip were strong. When I visit a school, talk with old colleagues, meet parents or (ex Khmer Rouge) teachers again that we have known albeit fleetingly, I feel a …