Born in Cambodia in 1989, Chea Nging was studying in the media and communications stream when she began to take an interest in photography, wanting to explore “the inspiration that she could not express in language”. In her series Deep, she takes a fresh look at a basic ingredient in Cambodian cuisine, dried fish. It can be seen on display in nearly every market stall in the capital, so commonplace as hardly to merit a glance by passersby. Chea Nging decided to shed some scholarly enlightenment on the matter.
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