Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Isabelle is an independent Belgian photojournalist, Creative & Managing Director and Founder of Asia Motion, based in Phnom Penh Cambodia since 2003. Since 2017 based between Belgium and Cambodia.
An experienced photographer in Cambodia ,Isabelle is someone who holds the camera with passion.
Specialized in Press and Documentary photography, Isabelle produced many different photo assignments for a variety of local and International NGO's.
Her main focus and red line stays on covering in depth social causes through visual storytelling.
Since 2003 she worked in Cambodia, India, Ivory Coast and Belgium as a photographer with a variety of clients in various fields including Press,NGO, Editorial/ Magazines. Clients includes : Louvain Development, The French Red Cross, AFP, Handicap International Belgium, UNICEF Cambodia, UNDP, GERES, Asia Foundation, The Wire magazine, Oxfam America, ASMAE/India, Coll.Part,PSE, Krousar Thmey, Cambodia Daily, PADAC, The Phnom Penh Post, La Libre Belgique, RED PENCIL, and many more.
Her photographs from events in Cambodia, South East Asia have appeared in publications including The Bangkok Post, The Wire Magazine, Phnom Penh Post, The New York Times, the Boston Globe and several local American newspapers.
Isabelle worked with the biggest international photo agencies like AFP and AP as a stringer.
Isabelle has extensive experience with transmitting photos and reports from remote location and to collaborate with clients based World Wide.
Finally Isabelle is specialized in Art and Photography workshops for children (ART healer). She is a Photo voice - trained participatory photography project facilitator and was trained by Anthony Asael, the founder of Art in All of Us,and Judy Weiser to give Art and Photography workshops and training world wide.
Documentary I Visual Story Telling I Photo reporting I Editing I Video I Art Direction I Project Management I Public relation I Active listener I Flexible;-)
- Breaking news
- Video capture
- Video editing
The iconic white building/ប៊ូឌីញ (bodeng)
Cambodian artists in the stair case of the iconic white building/ប៊ូឌីញ (bodeng) in phnom penh, Cambodia in June 2005. All the artists were evicted and the iconic White building has been destroyed In July 2017.
#thewhitebuilding , originally known as the Municipal Apartments, was a large and prominent apartment building in #phnompenh , #cambodia , one of the major works of #newkhmerarchitecture . Designed as a 450-metre (1,480 ft) architectural composition on Samdach Sothearos Boulevard near the #bassacriver , it was built in 1963 as a symbol of #modernism in Cambodia, part of a large composition of civic buildings. Design precedents included #lecorbusier Ville Radieuse. Its architects were Lu Ban Hap, a Khmer, and Russian-French engineer Vladimir Bodiansky, with oversight by Cambodian state architect #vannmolyvann . The White Building was designed to house moderate-income tenants, mainly #artists , while the nearby Grey Building was for more prosperous tenants.
"TEP VANNY , THE INDOMITABLE CAMBODIAN LADY"
Her almost broken voice can instantly be recognized, but not forgotten.
Vanny started screaming her sincerity in front of her house in 2006 to
defend the land rights of the people of Boeung Kak community; she ended
up speaking the same words in a microphone in Washington DC when she was
granted the Vital Voices Award in 2013. She never learned English for
she had no time and stopped school after the 9th grade. “But I
remembered the words of media interviewing me”, she smiles. Vanny was
arrested five times.
" Loun Sovath's Engaged Buddhism"
National Election Cambodia 2013
Early that afternoon, a tuk-tuk changed to a carriage of hope and loud music within over a hundred thousand people who invaded the streets of Phnom Penh. They were all there to cheer and enjoy the home coming of Sam Rainsy, the Cambodian self-exiled opposition leader. The bright orange tuk-tuk was waiting still on the long boulevard connecting the heart of the city to the airport, curtain closed. The mystery and tranquillity surrounding it could almost be felt as a hand pushed them away, letting a camera recording the entire scene. There he was, “the multimedia monk” chanting “change” with the supporters.
The Venerable Loun Sovath is no ordinary monk. At 35, he already lived two different lives; a secret one and a well-known other. When he was 13, he was brought to a pagoda to stay away from the Khmer Rouge. He had lost three brothers in the army and one lost his legs in the civil war...