Soviet Holocaust Photography

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I have just been reading a paper written by David Shneer, in the Humanity Journal, 2014, University of Pennsylvania. Shneer discusses the approach taken by Soviet liberation forces as they photographed Nazi atrocities. In the West, our collective memory of the Holocaust is largely informed by photographic images of the liberation of Concentration and Death Camps, and the associated human …

Rephotography

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In preparation for the next Cambodia trip, taking Cemre’s advice, I’ll be looking at the implications of this project for our family. As noted elsewhere, our first visit to the country was 1994, when Dan was just one year old, Vicky 4, Michala 6 and Mandy was 12. We all visited Angkor Wat. But I visited Tuol Sleng and Choeung …