The sudden passing of a veteran artisan has left a gap in the encaustic cement tile-making industry in Cambodia. His apprentice is now working to build a new workshop and play a role in keeping the craft alive.
Author Archives: Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon
Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon is a writer-at-large primarily covering the environment and the arts. Prior, he was a reporter at The Phnom Penh Post from July 2015 to May 2018. His article on the black-market sale of Cambodian manuscripts won the 2018 Society of Publishers in Asia (SOPA) award for excellence in reporting arts and culture.