Interactive Presentation

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I have to give another presentation  of my work at the end of this week, to the Frome Wessex Club. I’ll be sharing the Unfinished Stories work, including how it was developed, and will address several issues – aftermath, atrocity, dark tourism, traces and so forth. This will be similar to a presentation I gave to PhotoBath and, earlier to …

Pictures and Words

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Robert Frank said, ‘Above all, life for a photographer cannot be a matter of indifference, and it is important to see what is invisible to others’. (cited in Hirsch, 2001, pg 9). I define my work as documentary storytelling, and my current project is ‘Unfinished Stories’ of Cambodians that I have known for two decades, who suffered but survived the Khmer Rouge Genocide. I …