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Boten, Laos. Chinese border. Dec 2012.

Beautiful Boten | casino ghost town | boten • lao

  “The international portal of Kunming – Bangkok pan-asian point. The capital of foreign trade and business.” Or, if you prefer, “Boten specific economic development zone.” This and many more are the slogans on the “Beautiful Boten” brochure. 21 sq. km in Lao territory but currency, workers, language and customers from China. Boten – Lao […]


Monsieur Le Ciclò | rickshaw phnom | penh • cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia. 2011. “New York has its yellow cab. London has its red bus. But Phnom Penh has its cycle” (Khmer Star News). For over 70 years cyclo’s driver were the icon transport of the cambodian capital, stretching back to the days when Cambodia was a French colony. In the late 90’s cycles were about 9000 […]


Lao Art Media | vientiane • lao

  Vientiane, Lao. 2011. A president graduated from Film School in Kiev, pop star-actors-student and international directors-operators. The national television offers old features and a lot of propaganda that translate into poor audience, also because of the ability of viewers to watch the Thai television, much more “modern” and interesting. All the television productions are […]


Down by the rail | railway rehabilitation | cambodia

Cambodia, rehabilitation of railway network. Dec 2011. Cambodia is the only interruption of an hypothetical transnational railway system linking Europe with Singapore. What used to be busy railway stations are nowadays decontextualized buildings, sometimes even with no access and no railway, inhabited by guardians who wait for the harvest season to go back to the […]


King Father Norodom Sihanouk | funeral | phnom penh • cambodia

Funeral of the King Father Norodom Sihanouk. Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Feb 2013. King Sihanouk was an icon of the XX century for the cambodians: two terms as king, two as sovereign prince, one as president, two as prime minister, as well as numerous positions as leader of various governments-in-exile. He served as puppet head of […]


Boeung Kak Lake | phnom penh • cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Boeung Kak Lake. 2010/2012. August 26, 2008, the Phnom Penh Post, raw, declares: “ Boeung Kak lake: The biggest urban relocation since the Khmer Rouge evacuation of Phnom Penh in April 1975. ” On August 7, 2008, from public “land”, the lake has been reclassified into state private land with the idea […]


The White Building | phnom penh • cambodia

  Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The White Building. 2009/2010 The White Building was built in the 60’s, project by the famous architect Vann Molyvann. With its imposing size, at that time, changed the face of a “low” capital, composed by individual houses in an attempt to introduce a system of functional and comfortable low-cost housing units in a central area of the city.In the sixties, Cambodia was at the begin of its independence from France (1953) […]