Leang Seckon – Art and History

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Leang Seckon was born in Prey Veng Province in the early 1970s, and thus was a child during Khmer Rouge times. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh, in 2002, and has been exhibited widely in Cambodia and overseas. In 2010, Rossi & Rossi hosted his first solo exhibition in Europe. The gallery staged a major exhibition …

Unfinished Stories from Cambodia – A Prayer from Hell

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I have been asked to do a talk at the Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institute, on December 10th. I was approached to do this after the presentation I gave to the Royal Photographic Society, in Bristol, a few months back. The requested focus is on my black and white digital negatives, though I will cover more than that. This …