Bountheng Tanakhone

When I was younger, I listened to many stories of my parents’ childhood in Laos. Through their fragmented narratives of their homeland, “home” became a notion that was never fully formed. Looking at my parents now, a bond that perhaps was not necessarily forged by love, but for the necessity for each other. This photograph depicts my elderly parents and their dependency on each other both psychologically and physically. While photographing my parents I am also looking at ongoing dialogue between both my parents and the space in which they live in.

Medium: Photography

[Read Full Issue]