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Angkor Photography Festival
Le 3ème édition du Angkor Photography Festival, aura lieu du 17 au 28 novembre 2007 à Siem Reap - Cambodge L’Angkor Photography Festival est le premier festival photo d’Asie du Sud-Est. Ce festival a été fondé en 2005 par Gary Knight, Christophe Loviny et Jean-Yves Navel. A l’ombre des temples d’Angkor, il rassemble depuis trois ans les photographes (...)
Jan Banning was born is 1954 in the Netherlands. He studied history and has been a photographer since 1981, concentrating on self-initiated projects, such as The Office and Aftermath of Wars. He has received many journalistic and cultural awards, among them a 2004 World Press Photo Award. His photo books are Vietnam : Doi Moi (1993), Traces of War and Survivors of the Burma and Sumatra Railways (2005). Banning s photographs have been published in Newsweek, Foreign Policy, Sunday Times Magazine, Le Monde 2 and NRC Handelsblad M. His work was exhibited at the Noorderlicht Festival (Groningen/Leeuwarden), the Kunsthal (Rotterdam), the Dorsky Gallery (New York), the Erasmushuis (Jakarta) and others and shown at Visa pour l Image (Perpignan). His photos have been purchased by the Ministry of Justice (Holland), the Open Society Archives (Hungary) and private collections.