Les Chantiers Écoles- Artisans Angkor

On day 6 we had the opportunity to visit Les Chantiers Écoles- Artisans Angkor in Siem Reap. The school was developed in 1992 to revitalize Cambodian traditional cultural art, which was dealt a severe blow by the Khmer Rouge and its aftermath. The school teaches wood and stone carving techniques, traditional silk painting, lacquer-ware and other artisan skills to alleviate poverty for rural youth while passing on artisan skills to a future generation and providing job opportunities.

Collage IMG 2001-2017


About FotoVentures Photo-Graphic Art

I have had a passion for photography since first using my Dad’s 35 mm camera as a teenager. The amazing digital innovations that have revolutionized the photographic arts in recent years have only served to heighten my passion for the art form. Modern digital photography, along with the use of the basic principles of color, composition, and design afford today’s photographers endless artistic expression. Each photograph is part of a process, the result of research, experimentation, persistence, accident, and luck. More recently in a search, for new markets for my photography, I have started writing short articles wrapping them around my photography for publication. You can see more of my work at www.fotoventures.net.
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