Pursat resident Prum Vannak primarily does autobiographical comics, and has recently ventured into caricature.
Vannak is a self-trained artist and illustrator, and he is also a trafficking survivor who spent nearly five years a sea on a Thai fishing boat.
His work has been featured in the Phnom Penh Post for youth section LIFT.
Illustrations regarding human trafficking:
Profile on Khmerbird.Com: “When Vannak Prum dreams of the sea, he awakes drenched in sweat. He sees himself swimming alone in the middle of the ocean, with no prospect of rescue.”
Most recently, Prum Vannak has worked with Our Books to provide ‘sketchnotes’ for conferences, and continues working as a freelance artist.