A Prayer from Hell

mickyates Asia, Cambodia, Documentary, Falmouth, MA, Masters, Photography, Travel Leave a Comment

In Phnom Penh last week, I met Youk Chhang for the first time. The visit including a lot of such networking activities, in order to start the process of getting my projects executed next year in Cambodia. Youk is the Director of the Documentary Center of Cambodia (DC-Cam), which was founded by Yale University in 1994/5. He has led the …

Negative Traces

mickyates Art, B&W, Cambodia, Colour, Documentary, Falmouth, Graphic design, Landscape, MA, Masters, Photography, Traces, Travel Leave a Comment

As some of you know, in my MA I am working on Cambodian ‘Unfinished Stories”. The impact of the Genocide of 1975-1979 is still, in many ways, hidden. It is visible only in traces, both physical and psychological. My project is not about the Genocide per-se, but it does need to contextualise that terrible event as it sits in the …