Age of the Kampuchea Picture

“The installation speaks to the question of what is allowed to be seen, what is hidden, and how we might seek the truth in that absence of seeing.”

Judith Henchy, Southeast Asian Studies Librarian, University of Washington

SINGLE-CHANNEL VIDEO PROJECTION ON PAPER / 2017 / 18 MIN LOOP
UW Libraries page
Trailer
Afterword to Queer, Transnational Love

The Age of the Kampuchea Picture is the conceptual work of Adrian Alarilla, in collaboration with the Libraries Southeast Asia Section and Jenna Grant. Adrian Alarilla is a Seattle-based filmmaker, community organizer, and MA student at the UW Jackson School of International Studies, focusing on Southeast Asian Studies. Jenna Grant is Assistant Professor in the UW Department of Anthropology. Elizabeth Becker’s collection of documents from her 1978 visit to Democratic Kampuchea are housed in the UW Libraries Special Collection.

Past Screenings
Poster of The Age of the Kampuchea Picture

Center for Research Libraries
Primary Source Award
April 2020
Online

Bophana Center
Archive Actions Workshop
November 2019
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The ART of Survival
Khmer New Year Celebration
April 2018
Seattle, USA

Rare Witness
Organized in honor of the visits of Rithy Panh and Elizabeth Becker

November 2017
Seattle, WA

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