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Charles Fox

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer

School of Art & Design

Staff Group(s)


Teaching on Critical and Visual Practice

Career overview

Charles has been working in Asia regularly for the last 10 years, based in Phnom Penh, Cambodia Charles worked for a range of both commercial and editorial clients, with his work being published by The Sunday Times Magazine, Washington Post, National Geographic, WIRED, TIME Lightbox, Geo (Germany) to name a few.

Charles has worked extensively for the NGO sector in Cambodia and has been part of a long term contract with UNICEF Cambodia.

Charles long term photography projects are interested in the legacy of conflict and colonialism, looking at different aspects of legacy and how the current day is affected by the rulings and actions of the past.

Research areas

Legacy of conflict and colonialism explored through visual practice

The sociocultural changes in Cambodia witnessed through an ever-growing archive of everyday Cambodian photography (

External activity



“Cambodia’s UXO salvage Divers” New School, Paris, France


“Cambodia’s UXO salvage Divers” Brunei Gallery, London. UK

“Cambodia’s UXO salvage Divers” Hawk Centre, Adelaide, Australia

“Cambodia’s UXO salvage Divers” New School, New York, USA


10 years of ActionAid Cambodia. The exhibition toured key provinces where ActionAid works


“Mumbai Male Masseurs” META HOUSE - Phnom Penh - Cambodia.


“Mumbai Male Masseurs, Brunei Gallery, London. UK

Sponsors and collaborators

2015 - FCO Funded a 6-month project in Collaboration with Golden West Humanitarian Foundation to use images from the Cambodia’s UXO Salvage Divers project to educate at risk communities in Cambodia about the dangers of water based UXO

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