Pimprae Hiranprueck, who goes by Nancy, barely spoke English when she left Thailand for the U.S. at age 13. And while she now calls the U.S. home, for many years, she’s struggled to reconcile missing her home country and the family she left behind. As a way of coping and investigating the layers of emotions she felt about her estrangement and her imminent return to Thailand, she produced Intersecting the Parallels, a photography project where she inserts herself into landscapes and family photographs. In a recent interview in Slate, Hiranprueck says the project enabled her to, “reacquaint myself with friends and family and to create new memories.” Read more on her website.
What was the last thing that made you cry? ”Sharon Rooney [as Rae] when she was burning herself in My Mad Fat Diary. I don’t cry at a lot of things but me, my mum and sister watched it on TV and we all cried.” — Nico Mirallego for ASOS May 2013