I Want to Take Picture.
Photographs by Bill Burke.
Twin Palms Publishers, Santa Fe, 2007. 60 pp., 60 four-color illustrations, 12x18".
A reprint of Bill Burke's seminal book of the same title first published by Nexus Press in 1987, I Want to Take Picture features black-and-white images which Burke shot during several trips through Southeast Asia in the early 80s, particularly focusing on the after-affects of the Khmer Rouge regime in Cambodia.
'In 1982, years after Viet Nam, I decided to give myself my own Southeast Asia experience. I wanted to make pictures in a place where I didn't know the rules, where I'd be off balance. Friends who had been there recommended Thailand; nice people, easy transportation, good food. Another friend told me that as long as I was going to Thailand I should go see the refugees coming out of Cambodia. He set me up with The International Rescue Committee, which was working at the Thai-Cambodian border.' -Bill Burke, from I Want to Take Picture
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