Students at Angkor School with their "frugal crafts", made during a workshop led by Xin Cheng

Inspired by makeshift structures in Cambodia's capital of Phnom Penh, artist Xin Cheng led a series of creative workshops for local groups, based on the idea of "frugal crafts".

What resulted astounded the artist. "How miraculous was what the children came up with, when all I gave them was junk!"

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