Sarath – Earliest Photographs

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Sarath and his family destroyed any photographs they had during the Khmer Rouge years, for fear of being interrogated about their past. He has been trying to find the oldest pictures he has – and did not realise that his sister had a few. This was taken when he was just starting out as a primary school teacher, probably 1981/1982, …

Anthony Luvera & Collaboration

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I enjoyed this week’s lecture by Anthony Luvera. He has a socially-engaged practice, usually involving some form of community photography. As such, he has a lot of experience of the right kinds of collaboration, and, as an educator, understands and explains how it works. In some projects, he uses his own photography to support social causes. In others, he encourages others to …