Week Five Reflections

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A really simple reflection this week. Ingrid and I met up with Simon and Neang, who run a pop-up restaurant business called Khmer Kitchen. We first met a month ago at Frome Independent Market, and this week the pair were running  a pop-up at Castle Carey. Simon has a London-based talent business, and is a filmmaker. Neang is originally from …

Cambodian Photography – Part 1

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Arguably, Dith Pran (1942 – 2008) is the most famous of Cambodian photographers. His story, working with foreign journalists, before the Khmer Rouge takeover, and subsequent imprisonment, led to the Killing Fields movie (1984). But, what else is going on in Cambodian Photography? I have been looking at this for a while, and decided it was time to write something in …