Surfaces & Strategies Oral Presentation

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 I am exploring the long-term impact of the Khmer Rouge Genocide, and especially its impact on education. This includes revisiting our family history with that country and its people. Rather than creating a documentary about that Genocide, I see it as contextfor the real focus of my project, which is capturing and making public the unfinished stories from Cambodians, …

Week Seven Reflections – My Practice

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This week my reflections are about my practice, after a multi day event/documentary gig in London. Whilst I have shot events before, this week’s project was different in that it stretched over several days. I was asked to spend 4 days documenting Andrew Mlangeni’s visit to London. He was a close friend and ANC comrade of Nelson Mandela, and spent …