Cambodia in the Sixties
Property of Michael Vickery
Presented by: Amema Saeju and Sokphea Young
American Michael Vickery, who died on June 29, 2017, Vickery died of heart attack at the age of 86 in Battambang Province wasn’t a photographer but an historian and researcher really in love with Cambodia. He photographed in square format and in black and white daily life and traditions in the country during the sixties. His approach, at the same time documentary and full of tenderness and poetry is a precious testimony about the country at the period.
Portraits, traditions, especially in villages and in isolated areas are documented with a strong relationship with the people he photographed.
Exhibited for the first time, those images are part of the memory of Cambodia.
The exhibition will be from October 5th, 8:00 am to November 5th, 2018