Current position and base (organization, company, etc.)
Photojournalist, member of Magnum Photos, based in Phnom Penh
John Vink was born in Belgium in 1948. He studied photography at the fine arts school of La Cambre in 1968 and is a free lance journalist since 1971. He joined Agence Vu in Paris in 1986 and won the Eugene Smith Award for his work on Water in Sahel that same year. Between 1987 and 1993 he completes a major work on refugees in the world, and becomes a full member of Magnum Photos in 1997. In 1993 he starts working on ‘Peuples d’en haut’, a series of chronicles of communitites with a strong cultural identity living in mountaineous areas. He is based in Cambodia since 2000, a country he visits since 1989. Besides documenting the social/political situation and the Khmer Rouge tribunal, he works on a major essay on land issues in Cambodia.
thanks, yes, we are aware that bandwidth can be a problem, as can the great firewall of china for some too!!
still, hopefully you can get a better connection at some point
thanks for passing the invite on
great to see you here, i've passed on the invite to join open-i to a few other people at magnum but it would be great if you could forward it too to the members and staff, i'll send it to your email address