Making and Unmaking Heritage: John Thomson’s Images of Angkor

John Thomson: Reframing Materials, Images, and Archives, Wellcome Collection, London

6-7 June 2018

This workshop coincided with a new exhibition showcasing photographs of China, Siam and Cambodia produced by John Thomson in the nineteenth century. I presented research on the role Thomson’s photographs played in the making and unmaking of Angkor as a site of heritage.You can read more about the workshop here. The exhibition was held at The Brunei Gallery, SOAS, from 13 April to 23 June 2018.

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