Exploring the EAC photo archive and its associations – Christopher Squier

By Christopher Squier Throughout the research and experimentation phase of the project, I made a selection of a number of photographs that have inspired me. I’ve been considering a photograph of a snake—an image I like for the way the snake seems to be slithering from the area of focus in the photograph out to […]

Collecting stories – Thomas Nondh Jansen

Whilst browsing through the collected stories of the archive, and doing further research, I felt a sort of longing. Although I could not describe it, it was tangible; a longing for their children and grand-children, loved ones and the world they left behind. I started wondering what home means and what it means to be ‘far away’. One […]

Required Fields: A short history of Pulau Kemaro island – Natalie McIlroy

Since my last post I have spent time researching the history of Palau Kemaro, a small island near Palembang in South Sumatra. This was where the donor of my chosen collection lived as a girl. It is a small island but one of historical and touristic significance. Today it is a place where tourists go […]