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Archive for September, 2010

Match 30

Thursday, September 30th, 2010

Match 30? That means at least 60 pictures… Hang on… Is this becoming a new book? The first picture is from the Salvadoran refugees story, part of the Refugees book.

Match 29

Wednesday, September 29th, 2010

Match 28

Tuesday, September 28th, 2010

For those of you who just arrived here: the Matching series is about combining two pictures, be it because of their content or their visual structure. Sometimes obvious, sometimes far fetched. The main rule is that there is a 15-year gap between when both pictures were taken. I guess it is a way of saying […]

Match 27

Monday, September 27th, 2010

I did very few corporate assignments, maybe four or five… The one you see a picture from was fun to do: tracking people who were reading ‘La Repubblica’ in Northern Italian streets for two weeks. I will put that on the website soon.

Match 26

Sunday, September 26th, 2010

Handicap International commissioned me some time back for a really interesting assignment on their activities in Cambodia. The result was exhibited at an open-air exhibition in Belgium. The first picture has a quite different setting of course…

Match 25

Saturday, September 25th, 2010

The first picture is from the Belgium selection series. The second is from the Cambodian 2003 elections. Besides some visual similarities, there are others… The existence of Belgium as a country is threatened. Cambodia as a country thinks it is threatened. But the real trick here is that Sam Rainsy just was condemned in absentia […]

Big Beach…

Friday, September 24th, 2010

Boeung Kak lake has probably become the biggest beach in Cambodia. At the expense of some 4000 families. But I guess that’s not really of Shukaku Inc’s concern… But this beach is treacherous…

Match 24

Thursday, September 23rd, 2010

Picture nr 1 is from the Khmer refugees in Thailand story from 1989. Picture nr 2 is from the evictions series. It seems the Khmer are still not allowed to settle down…