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Asia Society Museum

Exhibition Detail
Bomb Ponds
725 Park Avenue
at 70th Street
New York, NY 10021


February 26th, 2013 - June 2nd, 2013
 
, VANDY RattanaVANDY Rattana
© Courtesy of the artist & Asia Society Museum
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Bomb Ponds, a special presentation in the Asia Society Vistor Center, is a series of photographs and a one-channel video by Cambodian artist Vandy Rattana (b. 1980) that explores the U.S. bombing of Cambodia during the Vietnam War. The serenity of Vandy’s poignant images belies the violent history of the landscape.  An accompanying video records the memories of ordinary Cambodians in their own words and is a moving testament to their resilience in the face of these unwarranted acts of violence undertaken by the U.S. government.


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