Week Eleven & Twelve Reflections

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Bill Jay, in Occam’s Razor, 1992, wrote: ‘… all good photographers have a deep commitment to, and involvement with, their subjects, and through photography they are communicating their understanding and passion to others.’ (pg 18) ‘… a body of work by a photographer begins to reflect back to the viewer the author’s relationship not only to the subject but also …

Negative Traces

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The impact of the Genocide of 1975-1979 is still, in many ways, hidden. It is visible only in traces, both physical and psychological. My project is not about the Genocide per-se, but it does need to contextualise that terrible event as it sits in the background of the personal stories that I am exploring and documenting. It is a part …