While looking for picture references I came across this vintage photograph titled Angkor Wat (Circa 1866). Cambodia. After I started cleaning it up I noticed this dude in the boilersuit, wearing what looks like a hard hat. Now, the photo is old, maybe early 1900’s and has the photographers’ name is in the bottom left corner but […]
This is a Cambodian poster I haven’t come across before and I have a big collection. This sample may be washed out with age or the artist had discovered some of the locals secrets. The area around the waterfall is much greener as I remember it like the photograph below. The birthplace of the ancient […]
Cambodia Vintage B&W Film Footage ~ Phnom Penh in 1965 Phnom Penh is pretty much still the same today, in terms of what people are doing in everyday life. But with a much larger population. Somehow it seems like people were more sophisticated then. At that time Phnom Penh was known as “The Pearl of […]
Cambodian Independence Day is celebrated every year with festivals, parades and firework displays all over the country. The date celebrates Cambodia’s Declaration of Independence from France (a protectorate not a colony) on the 9th of November, 1953. The main celebrations are held in Phnom Penh. Beginning with a formal ceremony at the Independence Monument, followed by a […]
A mural by Guatemalan artist Erick Gonzalez has been unveiled as a tribute to Kak Channthy, the voice of The Cambodian Space Project. On March 20th 2018, Channthy was killed tragically in a traffic accident. Julien Poulson has created a photo album on The Space Project’s Facebook page for ongoing pictures of family and friends of Channthy […]
Graves Without A Name ~ A new film by Rithy Panh These films crush me. Especially as I walk amongst the survivors of this tragedy every day. Like a shadow, it cannot be erased but is always lurking in the unspoken background. The Cambodian people are amazing, that’s why I choose to live here.