Week Eleven Reflections

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I think this week I had a creative breakthrough. As noted before, I am interested in ‘traces’, aftermath photography. Sophie Ristelhueber‘s work comes to mind. And I am also intrigued by the way that Wolfgang Tillmans uses an eclectic mix of images, shapes and surfaces to tell the story he wants to tell. The Cambodian project has already presented dilemmas. …

Positions and Practice Oral Presentation – Final

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 YouTube Original April 17th, 1975, after years of war, the Khmer Rouge entered Phnom Penh. Within twenty-four hours they emptied the city of 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 …