During the Khmer Rouge’s rule (1975 to 1979), people wearing eyeglasses were executed as intellectuals to be eradicated in the regime’s agrarian Utopia.
Pradal Serey or Kun Khmer is a form of ancient martial arts practiced by the Kingdom of Angkor army since the 9th century to wage war against their main enemy, the Vietnam-based kingdom of Champa, and later Siam.
Basilio H. Sepe was the Philippines recipient of the Angkor Photo Travel Grants. Souled Out was made during the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop in Siem Reap, Cambodia.
I’ve Never Told You Before was made by Yu Yu Myint Than during her participation at the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshops.
Ian Hananto was the Indonesian recipient of the Angkor Photo Travel Grants. Where The Sidewalk Ends was made during the 2016 Angkor Photo Workshop.
We couldn’t be more happy to be supporting this ground-up initiative by Southeast Asian photographers supporting young photographers in Southeast Asia.
Known for its innate charm and the wooden stilts which resembles an Elephant’s husk, this place is really isolated and the people living here face a lot of challenges in their everyday life.
Their love is one of distance mixed with desire, tenderness with tension, and passion compounded by the burden of parental pressure.
In Khmer tradition a white thread has been always been used in weddings amongst many other ceremonies.
In this series of articles, we invite Andri to share with us his experience and process pursuing his first long term project on the AIDS epidermic in Papua.
The Angkor Photo Workshops is back for the 8th year — and is now officially accepting applications!
I threw myself into an adventure of searching. I spent a lot of time with the Vietnamese immigrants, who live in Siem Reap and asked them to tell their stories about our native land.
Here are the 30 selected participants for this year’s 7th Angkor Photo Workshops! Adli Ghazali, Malaysia Alanah Torralba, Philippines Anh Tuan Dang, Vietnam Ankit Goyal, India Anushree Bhatter, India Arnold Simanjuntak, Indonesia Carrie Lam, Singapore Cheryl Baldicantos, Philippines Geloy Concepcion, Philippines Harit Srikhao, Thailand Jane Koh, Singapore Jiehao Su, China Karina Saputri, Indonesia Kimlong Meng, Cambodia Mitsu Maeda, Japan Ngoc Lan Pham, Vietnam Pooja Jain, India Richard Reyes, Philippines Saad Shahriar, Bangladesh Sanjeev Thakur, Philippines Setyo Adi Nugroho, Indonesia Sitwat Rizvi, Pakistan Sunny Lamba, India Sweta Suvarnkar, India Tanvi Mishra, India Vannith Yin Touch, Cambodia Viet Bach Khong, Vietnam Wen-Yi …
In this APWS Spotlight bi-weekly series, Jessica Lim presents work from previous participants of the Angkor Photo Workshops and finds out what they have been up to. ON Destroying old heritage buildings is like killing a group of old people. ON is a combination of 2 words, OLD + NEW. OLD refers to old buildings, from the French colonial era up to modern Khmer architecture from the 1950s to 1970s during the Vann Molyvann period. NEW is about new generation. ON works with urban people born after 1979 who are engaged in activities in different old buildings. Even though we are in …
In this APWS Spotlight bi-weekly series, Jessica Lim presents work from previous participants of the Angkor Photo Workshops and finds out what they have been up to. Men, Mountains and The Sea Divided by 17,000 island and located in the Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia is home for more than 150 active volcanoes and distinctly marked by a coastline spans over 80,000 km. This project documents an ongoing history of people and communities whose life affected by two major entities for Indonesians, the mountains and the sea. Rony Zakaria Rony Zakaria studied photography at Antara Gallery of Photojournalism and completed a …
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