International Women’s Day

mickyates Cambodia, Nikon, Photography, Social development, Travel 0 Comments

Early in 2000, we were privileged to be helping Save the Children and the Siem Reap Provincial Education Authority in the Khmer Rouge Reconciliation Areas of Cambodia. The people had suffered terribly, being cut off from the rest of the country since 1979, the “official” end of the Khmer Rouge everywhere else. Reconciliation in these areas only really started in …

Narrative – Single image or series?

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As some of you know, I am taking a short online course “Seeing Through Photographs“, organised by the Museum of Modern Art, New York. As part of the program, we were asked to pick one of the modules, and discuss our views on it. I chose the module which explored how photographs have been used to construct narratives that shape our …