Week Three Reflections

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For this week’s reflections, a little late, a few questions stood out. How could your subjects be influencing you and your approach? Well, unfortunately that has been a real dilemma to me. I am very keen that the Cambodia project tells the story of Sarath and his family. But it has become increasingly clear that ONLY thinking of that will force …

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I have been experimenting with some of the ‘traces’ work, not least as a couple of the images have been chosen for the PhotoBath exhibition later this year. Quick recap: I am interesting in the idea of showing how the ‘traces’ of genocide are dealt with by both Cambodians and Tourists. But I do not want to fall into a rather …