Neak Sophal’s portraits look deep into Khmer identity, her generation’s doubts and torments. Who are we? How can people live with the omnipresent memory of genocide? They pose simply, enigmatic statues with faces hidden by big leaves or mundane objects. Leaf is a series shot in Wat Po village, Takeo Province, south of Sophal’s home town of Phnom Penh. It...
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