Buried Revisited

Published in April  2021

Commissioned by the Wiener Holocaust Library  to mark the 17th April 1975, the day The Khmer Rouge took hold of Phnom Penh and other major cities.  

The article reflects on 'Buried' a book made in collaboration with the Rama Family, which explores their family images from before and after the Khmer Rouge. 

Through continued dialog with Vira Rama, historical and theoretical discussions I reflect on the ever changing debates on the images and the act of making. read more here 

Framing the Khmer Rouge

Published in the Diplomat 2021

In Cambodia, the Khmer Rouge have left deep and lasting scars on the land, the people, and the culture. The ultra-communist government killed nearly 2 million people between 1975 and 1979, including most of the country’s intellectuals and artists.
 As a result, those who initially documented these lasting effects were foreign photographers, but this has slowly begun to change, with Cambodian photographers producing increasingly singular work, often in spite of the lack of access to resources and formal education. How has this change come about? And why is it significant? read more here 

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