Prum Vannak

Vannak Head Shot

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:
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2010120245133/National-news/never-ending-cycle-the-human-cost-of-slave-labour.html

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.”

http://khmerbird.com/lifestyle/cambodian-slave-trade-true-story.html

Most recently, Prum Vannak has worked with Our Books to provide ‘sketchnotes’ for conferences, and continues working as a freelance artist.

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