WIP – Telling Sarath’s Story in the Jungle

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Part of this project is to tell the personal stories of the people who survived the Genocide. I am using video, and will include segments in the Oral Presentation due in the next couple of weeks. Another part is to help the non-Cambodian audience with the context of the Genocide – I am using black and white ‘negative traces‘ to …

Oral Presentation – Draft

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 April 17th, 1975, after years of war, the Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh. Within twenty four hours they emptied the city of around 2 million people, and declared Year Zero – back to a totally agrarian, socialist society. In the next 3 years, somewhere between 1-7 and 2 million people died, mainly from starvation and disease. But many were …