Photographer R. Scott Davis is from Brooklyn, New York where he did his MFA in Photography at the Pratt Institute. He currently resides in Bangkok Thailand, the hub of S.E. Asia where he is a professor. A Confidanté of the highways and waterways of SE Asia, he has created an extensive body of work exploring village life and it's constantly evolving relationship to the city life of the region's urban centres.
Cambodia > Kompong Khleang
Even within the context of the floating villages of the Tonle Sap Lake of Cambodia, what appears to be outlier village culture to most, there are those who live on the outskirts of the village, the destitute among the seemingly poor. Their stilt homes are run down as if about to collapse. The children surrounding these homes are unkempt and hungry. Srey Pichara is one of these such children.