Reproduced from the website of Dr Rob Watson: ” Today, John Coster and I were very fourtunate to spend the day with Dr Pat Kotchapakdee from Khon Kaen University in Thailand. John and Pat were able to sit down and discuss how Pat approaches his documentary work, and what he thinks is the use of…
Q. What role does Facebook (and others) play in the archiving of our memories? Is it going to encourage users to print out their photos or ‘trust’ Facebook to store/archive them for ever? A.
Q. How is the resurgence in ‘instant’ printable photographs helping the modern documentarian? Is the cost of film cassettes proving difficult? A. tbc
Q. Explanation of Awareness, Understanding and Action? A. The stages you have to take people through to create engagement in a issue……the potential to take a ‘viewer’ and make them a ‘doer’. Awareness – Understanding – Action –
Q. What is Learn Access Build or LAB? A. The structure I use for delivering a lecture, a workshop or guest talk: Learn – Access – Build –
Q. Who is the ‘official’ photographer in a modern conflict?…..What is the role of the public in capturing modern conflicts and impact on the local population?….Is there such a thing as the Conflict Tourist? A. tbc
Q. The use of #hashtags by documentarians……how do they help to place a story into the public domain? Are they effective? How many should you add to a post on each social media channel? A. tbc
Q. You Tube, Vimeo, Facebook, Vine, Instagram (IGTV) – how is each used by documentary filmmakers or documentarians………which one is for the ‘serious’ documentarian….. the best one for public engagement / profile raising of their work or an issue of interest? A. tbc