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Archive for August, 2012

Interview about ‘Quest for Land’

Thursday, August 30th, 2012

There is a long interview about ‘Quest for Land‘, land issues in Cambodia on the iPad, in Eric Kim’s ‘Street Photography‘ blog.

Vocal as ever…

Monday, August 27th, 2012

The Boeung Kak Lake community is as vocal as ever. Evictions, destructions, threats, intimidations, lawsuits, prison: they went through it all and they go on protesting. They know they still have rights and they use them. About 50 of them marched this morning to the City Hall building to discuss the 12,44 ha for an […]

First and Last

Friday, August 24th, 2012

In a strange coincidence uniting the good side and the worst side of humanity, here are the first and the last photograph in my database taken on Kodak Tri-X. It seems Kodak wants to sell what they were doing best: their film department. Soon there might not be any Tri-X available. Is there a buyer […]

Development Landscapes

Thursday, August 23rd, 2012

‘Development Landscapes‘ pictures places people were evicted from and is one of the 20 chapters dealing with land issues in Cambodia you can find on the ‘Quest for Land’ application for the iPad, available on iTunes. The following photographs are a follow-up on that story.

International Photography Day.

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

August 19th is International Photography Day. The Daguerreotype was made public this day in 1839. That’s not more than 173 years ago. We sure have come a long way… At this link there are 90 tributes to my dear colleagues…

I went through the moves…

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

Checking in, being frisked, waiting, boarding, sitting 13 hours and waiting 13 hours for the sleep to come, disembarking, immigration, luggage, taxi, being confronted with sluggish Internet at home… I’m back in Phnom Penh… Weird feeling of loss and of steps without return…

Quickly before leaving…

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

Tomorrow I’m on the plane back to Phnom Penh. Quickly went to the René Magritte Museum x wife and daughter, followed by the Flower Carpet on the Brussels Grand’ Place. In the museum we saw ‘This Is Still Not A Pipe’ and outside ‘This is not Belgium‘ anymore… Full circle somehow… Be back next year […]

It was Carnival…

Tuesday, August 14th, 2012

Been editing and scanning old negatives for ‘This is not Belgium‘… I forgot how gloomy carnival can be in Belgium sometimes.