Stephane Janin | Video artists

Photo story - The Liquor Store

The Liquor Store

Khmer Abroad
Stories About Cambodian People Living outside of Cambodia

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Photo story - Dancing for Obama

Dancing for Obama

Khmer Abroad
Stories About Cambodian People Living outside of Cambodia

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Photo story - Sopheap Pich, Sculptor

Sopheap Pich, Sculptor

In Phnom Penh, one of Cambodia’s today most prominent artists has established his studio.

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Photo story - Boomer, a returnee rapping destiny

Boomer, a returnee rapping destiny

Since 2002, deportation back to Cambodia has become the fate of more than 200 Cambodian-Americans who lacked the American citizenship when they encountered the American justice system.

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Photo story - kickboxing in long beach by Stephane Janin

kickboxing in long beach by Stephane Janin

Long Beach Khmer Kickboxing Center was created in 1986 by Oumry Ban, a former Cambodian kickboxing champion. Ban won his first national title in 1964 at 61 kilograms (or 135 pounds).

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Stephane Janin's biography

Stéphane Janin was born in France in 1968. He has photographed Cambodia Since the early 90s, visiting the country on numerous occasions, until he settled in Phnom Penh and live there permanently from 2004 to 2007. He emphasized on daily life activities, arts and culture.
Janin was the founder of the Popil PhotoGallery in Phnom Penh (2005-2007), the first independent art space fully dedicated to the art of photography, a space where he has organized a dozen of exhibitions of local and international photographers. At the same time, Janin taught photography to students in his gallery and to students of the Royal Fine Arts School and Department of Media and Communication, tutoring them to build their own body of work ("14 + 1" exhibition at French Cultural Center).
In September 2007, Janin relocated to Washington DC where he lived 3 years. From the USA, he has documented life stories of Cambodian American people: http://khmerabroad.blogspot.com .

From Cambodia and the United States, 2006 to 2010, Janin also explored an ancestral way of creating images, using boxes and black and white paper negatives to build "The Substance Beneath the Visible".

http://stephanejanin.com/public-html/media/SubstanceAmericana/index.html

http://stephanejanin.com/public-html/media/SubstanceCambodia2006/index.html

http://stephanejanin.com/public-html/media/SubstanceFrance2008/index.html

Since 2010 Janin lives in the South of France where he teaches art, media, culture and comunication for high school students.