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Archive for October, 2010

Retreat

Sunday, October 31st, 2010

Will be spending the WE in Kep…

Match 42

Saturday, October 30th, 2010

The Laos picture is from the book ‘Peuples d’en Haut‘ (ISBN: 2-7467-0536-2), about 3 communities with a strong cultural identity living in the mountains of Laos, Guatemala and Georgia. There is an Italian version called ‘Altri Monti, Altri Mondi’ (ISBN 978-88-95586-11-3) of the book with only the texts I wrote, published by Liaison. It was […]

Pchum Ben on Site

Friday, October 29th, 2010

I just added the pictures from the latest Pchum Ben festival on my website. Follow the link and enjoy…

Does Ban Know?

Thursday, October 28th, 2010

The Boeung Kak lake residents tried to voice their concerns about their eviction by Shukaku Inc. development company to Ban Ki-Moon, U.N. Secretary General, visiting Cambodia. The 50 or so inhabitants were prevented from moving beyond the railway station by at least 20 more policemen. Banners and flyers were confiscated. Short scuffles, screams, unpolite words. […]

Match 41

Wednesday, October 27th, 2010

Pic one is from the month-long assignment I did for a production company wanting to shoot a feature film in Vietnam at a time when there were rather few images from the country.

Match 40

Tuesday, October 26th, 2010

Pic one is from a story I did for Le Monde on the impact of the Eurotunnel.

Developing sports

Monday, October 25th, 2010

In January 2009 the last residents of the Dey Krohom community were violently evicted (see also this and this) from their land by 7NG company and the authorities. Today the site is a sports terrain for the members of the company. I was kindly told by a 7NG employee (and reminded that I was spotted […]

Fair fair

Sunday, October 24th, 2010

Yesterday was the end of a three day commercial fair for hotel, food, catering etc… businesses. Cambodia showing it has know how and experience…This was a fair fair. It also has experience in saturday night strolls with the motorbike along the Mekong…