patricia houghton clarke
monks walking, luang prabangroadsideluang prabang, riverlaos, relocated hmong villagewat chedi luang, chiang mai, thailandlaos, paperluang prabang, shuttersban phon liang meun terracotta arts
salutephu si, luang prabangwat phan wenlaos, journey
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..."It helps, too, that Clarke herself relies on a poetic visual sensibility, in terms of composition, the Hockney-esque stitchery of her composite images, and the unique quality produced by the Holga....

...What ultimately emerges from the combined efforts here is a loose portrait of far-away, presumably "exotic" places, which come alive in a new way here. Photojournalism is not the point, although reportage does play a role in the project. Rather, it's a reinventive tribute to another place, graced by imagination, and compassion - not to mention the well-turned phrase and well-aimed lens." Josef Woodard, Santa Barbara News Press
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