Lewis Hine Documentary Fellow 2003-2004
Barnaby Hall, a 2003 Duke graduate in history, is a photographer with an interest in local and indigenous communities. He worked in Cambodia and Afghanistan while an undergraduate. As an intern in Cambodia, from February to May 2001, Barnaby documented the efforts of the Center of Khmer Studies in Siem Reap, a non-governmental organization dedicated to study, teaching, and research on Khmer civilization and the cultures on the Mekong. Barnaby photographed for the UNFPA in Kabul, Afghanistan, during the summer of 2002. His photographs have been published in the New York Times, Financial Times, Evening Standard (London) and the Duke Magazine.
Barnaby was a Lewis Hine Fellow at the PACOS Trust (Partners of Community Organizations), a community-based organization created to develop the overall quality of life of indigenous communities in Sabah, Malaysia. PACOS is documenting the history of indigenous communities located in forested land that is being razed for palm oil plantations. Through this documentation, the organization works for legal recognition of indigenous people's land rights.