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Zalmaï

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Sopheak Vong

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Andrea Fernandes

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Roun Ry

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Kim Hak

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Sophal Neak

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Anshika Varma

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Sayon Soun

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BIOGRAPHIES


Zalmaï
www.zalmai.com

Born in Kabul, Afghanistan, Zalmaï left the country after the Soviet invasion in 1980. He traveled to Lausanne, Switzerland, where he became a Swiss citizen. Following his passion for Photography, which he discovered very early in life,  Zalmaï pursued combined studies at both the School of Photography of Lausanne and at the Professional Photography Training Center of Yverdon. In 1989, he began to work as a freelance photographer, traveling around the world from Indonesia to Egypt, from Cuba to the Central African Republic, and eventually returned to Afghanistan, where he continues documenting the ongoing war and plight of the Afghan people. Since more than two years, Zalmaï is reporting about the refugee crisis all over Europe.
Zalmaï has spent most of his life between Europe, the United States and Asia. His work has been published in several magazines and newspapers, including the New York Times Magazine, Time Magazine, The New Yorker Magazine, Harper’s Magazine , Newsweek, La Repubblica etc… while he has worked for a number of International Organizations and NGOs, including Human Rights Watch, International Committee of the Red Cross, UN Office On Drug and Crime, and the UN Refugee Agency. He has exhibited around the world at museums, galleries, universities and cultural centers and his work has earned him several international awards, the Visa D’Or from the « Visa Pour l’Image – Perpignan », a grant by Getty Images and in 2017 he won the Swiss Press Award for his work « The Jungle – The End of the Mirage ». The destruction of a refugee camp in Calais – France. [ TOP ]


Roun Ry (Cambodia)
www.rounryphotography.com

2010 Anjali Photo Workshops Alumni
2016 Angkor Photo Workshops Alumni

A self-taught photographer based in his hometown of Siem Reap, Cambodia, Roun Ry’s interest in the medium began when he first participated in the annual Anjali Photo Workshops in 2010, organised by the non-profit Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops. Since then, his passion for photography has motivated him to learn as much as possible about the craft. In 2016, he was one of the selected participants of the professional Angkor Photo Workshops. [ TOP ]


Anshika Varma (India)
www.anshikavarma.com

2010 Angkor Photo Workshops Alumni
Anshika is a freelance documentary photographer, whose photographs are a means of exploring social and cultural changes in structures within communities.
She has conducted art therapy programs for children from challenging social and economic strata and she is one of our main tutors since 2013. [ TOP ]


Sopheak Vong (Cambodia)
www.vongsopheak93.wixsite.com

2015 Angkor Photo Workshops Alumni
After being an Interior Design student of Royal University Of Fine Art (Phnom Penh, Cambodia), Sopheak started photography with his first workshop with Kim Hak, in Studio Images (French Insitute of Cambodia) in 2013. Then, he joined several workshops, such as Photo Clinic workshop 2013 with Anne Holmes; Intermediate photography class with Phann Phearith; I-Qlick Cambodia, Photo Clinic workshop 2014 with Vincent Soyez; International Photo Clinic workshop 2015 with Herbie Yamaguchi in Japan; and Photo Phnom Penh Festival workshop with Patricia Lanza. His story ‘Darkness’ has been exhibited in Photo Phnom Penh 2013 and his work ‘Unconcealed’ has been showed at Royal University of Fine Art. In 2015, he has been selected to join the Angkor Photo Professional Workshop: his series ‘Bound’ has been selected amongst the top 5 and showcased on Invisible Photographer Asia’s website (Singapore). [ TOP ]

Kim Hak (Cambodia)
www.kimhak.com

2009 Angkor Photo Workshops Alumni
Born in Battambang City, Cambodia, Kim Hak is a full-time photographer whose work brings together storytelling and artistic aesthetic. He has focused on several themes including survivor stories, the funeral of King Sihanouk, architectural documentations and also the changing landscape of his homeland. His work has been featured at art and photography festivals and his portfolio has been featured in several international well-known publications throughout his career. In 2011, he won prize “Residency Program” of Musée du quai Branly, Paris and second prize of Stream Photo Asia in Bangkok. In 2012, he was designated Best Artist in the “Best of Phnom Penh” issue of The Advisor, a weekly Cambodian arts and entertainment magazine. [ TOP ]


Sayon Soun (Cambodia)
www.sounsayon.com

2015 Angkor Photo Workshops Alumni
Born on April 1986 in Battambang province, Sayon Soun became interested in photography in 2008. He attended photography classes at the Frenh Institute of Cambodia, and other workshops, such as the Photo Phnom Penh Workshop by Patrica Lanza or the Angkor Photo Workshop. In 2015, he won the 1st prize of the Canon Photo Marathon in Phnom Penh, and has been exhibited at the Frenh Institute of Cambodia in 2015 and 2016. He is passionate about telling story through documentary, conceptual and artistic work. [ TOP ]


Andrea Fernandes (India)

Andrea Fernandes is a photographic artist. Her practice is rooted in exploring the construction and representation of sexuality and gender. In 2010, she completed her Master’s Degree in Photographic Studies at University of Westminster, London. Since 2012, Fernandes has worked as a curator of photography focussing on performative interventions and site specific installations. In 2015, Fernandes, along with four photographers, co-founded BIND, an experimental collective interested in developing original practices and using inventive forms of engagement with the medium. In 2015, Fernandes, along with four photographers, co-founded BIND, an experimental collective interested in developing original practices and using inventive forms of engagement with the medium. She is one of the mentors of the Anjali Workshops during Angkor Photo festival, Cambodia and currently teaches Critical Thinking in Photography at Ècole intuit.lab, Mumbai. Fernandes has been commissioned for artistic projects in India by Goethe Institute, Project 88, Studio X, Focus Photography Festival, Wellcome Trust and Photoworks in UK. [ TOP ]


Sophal Neak (Cambodia)
www.sophalneak.com

2013 Angkor Photo Workshops Alumni
Neak Sophal is a conceptual photographer, considered as one of the emerging talents of the Cambodian art scene. Her works highlight social issues and specificities of the Cambodian culture, with a strong focus on the stories and memories of her models. Trained as a graphic designer at the Phnom Penh Royal University for the Arts, she always prepares the composition of her photographs by asking the model to pose [ TOP ]

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