“Luk khrueng”. Behind this curious word, hides a social phenomenon which climaxed in Thailand in the 2000s. The luk khruengs, or literally translated as the “half-children”, are born from one Thai parent, and the other one farang (foreigner). Aline Deschamps, a French-Thai photographer, decides to return to Thailand to capture and interview her fellow luk khruengs about their construction of identity : How does it feel when the word you’re called, literally means « half-child » in Thai ? And how do you navigate between multi-cultural backgrounds ? Mixity is a universal subject in our globalized world. But in the...
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