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Archive for March, 2010

From the Archive: The Dream Assignment

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

In February 1990 (yes, that is 20 years ago) I was commissioned to do a one-month long trip to Vietnam (see the story on my website). Régis Wargnier was going to shoot “Indochine” with Catherine Deneuve, and at the time there were rather few images of post-war Vietnam around. So he basically gave me a […]

Trade Fair 2

Monday, March 29th, 2010

Day 2 of the first trade fair on Koh Pich island. Definitely a success. Cambodians LOVE development.

First fair

Sunday, March 28th, 2010

First trade fair on Koh Pich island. Crowded. Will go back there this evening.

19 is on 1

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010

The 19th slideshow about land issues has the latest pictures, but it’s the first one of the series… ‘After the Evictions’: a series of landscapes in places where people were evicted from. The 18 other slideshows go back in time…

And developing

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Koh Pich island is getting ready for Khmer New Year. What once was the vegetable garden of Phnom Penh is turning into a place for trade fairs and weddings. I’ll have a slideshow on this tomorrow.

Water day?

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

I missed that one. It was on the 22nd wasn’t it? I have a feeling nothing much changed for the better since I did a story about water 23 years ago.


Friday, March 19th, 2010

My story on Koh Ker is featured on the Magnum homepage. It is also available here, but without watermarks…


Friday, March 19th, 2010

Here is my entry to the Oskar Barnack Prize. You never know… There is a lot of good stuff out there…