RPS Presentation

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I have been invited to give a talk to the Western Region of the Royal Photographic Society, next Sunday (September 9th). They have advertised it to members as a combination of the Cambodia work, and ‘taking street photography outside of your comfort zone’ – essentially meaning street portraits. Here is what was sent to members: Mick Yates, LRPS, is a …

Surfaces & Strategies Oral Presentation

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 I am exploring the long-term impact of the Khmer Rouge Genocide, and especially its impact on education. This includes revisiting our family history with that country and its people. Rather than creating a documentary about that Genocide, I see it as contextfor the real focus of my project, which is capturing and making public the unfinished stories from Cambodians, …