Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 25 April, 2017

Greetings,

On Wednesday 26, 7 pm, at Meta House, a screening of Davy Chou’s film Diamond Island, his narrative feature debut. The screening will be followed by a Q&A with the director. $2 entry.
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On Thursday 27, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm, a CAST (Contemporary Art Space Tours) tour focusing on Cambodian art collections included in Java Café’s exhibitionThe Object(s) of Collecting, “a unique opportunity to visit spaces and see artworks that are rarely seen by the public.” English language, $5 includes tuk tuk travel, limited space: book by Facebook message or email info [@] javaarts.org.
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Later on Thursday 27, at the French Institute from 6.30 pm, the opening of Architectures et paysages (Architectures and Landscapes) by Christian Milovanoff, former teacher at Ecole de la photographie d’Arles, and Studio Images. “He is one of the greatest French photographers of today. With the Studio Images students, he will attempt, in Siem Reap, an original and unexpected approach of the city.” Until June 3.
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On Saturday 29, 7.30 pm at L Bar (Lakeside), their monthly open mic, Spoken World #8, with a free beer for performers. All speakers, readers and audience welcome.
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At Meta House on Monday 1, A Tribute to the Working People for May Day, featuring Italian pianist Simone Sala performing works by Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin, along with readings by students and teachers of Goethe Institut German language classes. $10/$3. 8 pm start.
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Coming soon:

  • from May 4 to 17 at Footprint Cafe, Siem Reap, Cambodia reawakening: a year after the Khmer Rouge, a photo exhibition by US author and former journalist John Burgess in collaboration with education NGO Anjali House. Cambodian teenagers react – with poems, stories or personal reflections – to photographs of their country in 1980.
  • May 9 to 25 June at Java Independence, Flower, new works by Neak Sophal.

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Wednesday 26, 7 pm, at Meta House, a screening of Davy Chou’s film Diamond Island plus Q&A with the director. $2 entry.
More info

Thursday 27, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm, a CAST (Contemporary Art Space Tours) tour focusing on Cambodian art collections included in Java Café’s exhibitionThe Object(s) of Collecting. $5 includes tuk tuk travel, limited space: book by Facebook message or email info [@] javaarts.org.
More info

Thursday 27, 6.30 pm at the French Institute, the opening of Architectures et paysages (Architectures and Landscapes) by Christian Milovanoff, former teacher at Ecole de la photographie d’Arles, and Studio Images. Until June 3.
More info

Saturday 29, 7.30 pm at L Bar (Lakeside), open mic Spoken World #8.
More info

Monday 1, 8 pm at Meta House, A Tribute to the Working People, featuring Italian pianist Simone Sala performing works by Liszt, Rachmaninoff and Scriabin, along with readings in German. $10/$3.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House hosts a street art exhibition by Alias 2.0, a French artist based in Phnom Penh since 2016. “He has eagerly committed himself to examining new ways of composing abstract graffiti and calligraphic ways of expression.”
More info

At Meta House, an exhibition by John K Melvin , Curbing Entropy, investigating the relationship between nature and culture, featuring photos of a recent installation at 1961 in Siem Reap. “The artist hopes to direct our attention to the danger of plastic pollution on all our oceans.”

At the National Museum, reBIRTH reVITALISE reGENERATION, an exhibition by an informal collective of Cambodian contemporary artists to illustrate what a National Art Gallery might look like.   Featuring work by Chan Vitharin, Chhan Dina, Chuop Sopheak, Chhim Sothy, Em Riem, Heng Monyphal, Leang Seckon, Nou Sary, Ouk Chimvichet, Ouk Socheathy, Prom Vichet, Sam Sophonn, Sous Sodavy, Soeung Vannara, and Tith Veasna.
More info

The Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery
(St 242) presents Waterworks, an installation by Phe Sophon. “Sophon fuses plastic water bottles together into larger than life water drops, elliptical shapes and flowing vessels echoing argyle-esque motifs awoken from Khmer script.”
More info

At The Plantation, Hospitality, an exhibition by the Yamada School of Art. “Hospitality? “The shade of the forest after hard work in the sun.” “The blue and green pool of an urban resort. “A sleeping beauty seen from above, relaxed and safe.” “A piano awaiting someone to sit in front of it and play.” “The visual gift of the world from a hotel room”… 9 young Khmer artists and their tutor in a stimulating art show.”
More info

Bophana Centre presents the opening of Phnom Penh Before the Fall: Snapshots from a Beseiged City, an exhibition by Colin Grafton made up of photographs from the city in 1975. From 6.30 pm.
More info

Java Café Independence presents The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors “to share their love, passion, taste, and their (hi)stories […] promoting collectorship, patronage, and art appreciation.”
More info

At Chinese House, Sticky Fingers Gallery presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson (founder of the Cambodian Space Project), images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 18 April, 2017

Greetings,

Wednesday 19 at The Plantation, the monthly gathering of the Literati Society of Phnom Penh will feature a range of readers and styles both formal and informal. From 7 pm.

Thursday 20, from 6 pm, Meta House hosts the opening of a street art exhibition by Alias 2.0, a French artist based in Phnom Penh since 2016. “He has eagerly committed himself to examining new ways of composing abstract graffiti and calligraphic ways of expression.”
More info

Thursday 20 from 7.30 pm at Roots & Burgers, their monthly stand up comedy open mic, open to all comers, hosted by Comedy in Cambodia.
More info

Friday 21, 6.30 pm at Bophana Center, an artist talk by American artist, Michael Kuetemeyer, who is in Phnom Penh for one month to lead the American Arts Incubator in Cambodia, to lead workshops that combine art and technology skills ( such as Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality) to address the effects of climate change and deforestation.
More info

On Saturday 22 from 10 am at the French Institute, a stop motion animation workshop led by Sarah Richardot, in partnership with Fotokino Association. Registration: $10, via melanie.laraque [ @ ] institutfrancais-cambodge.com.
More info

On Saturday 22 at Justice Café and Library, an event of Coffee and Conversation with Thavry Thon, young Khmer author of A Proper Woman. “This is the true story of a young Cambodian woman who has challenged her country’s social and cultural norms throughout her life and as a consequence has become an ambassador for female empowerment.” 2 pm – 5 pm.
More info

Saturday 22 from 4 pm – 10 pm, Spoken Word in the Garden at Cloud promises a range of readers and performers. Free entrance.
More info

On Sunday 23 Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork (incl the White Building in Bassac). 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 23 at Meta House, as part of their regular Green Day, an exhibition by John K Melvin , Curbing Entropy, investigating the relationship between nature and culture, featuring photos of a recent installation at 1961 in Siem Reap. “The artist hopes to direct our attention to the danger of plastic pollution on all our oceans.” 2 pm start.

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Wednesday 19, 7 pm, at The Plantation, the monthly gathering of the Literati Society of Phnom Penh will feature a range of readers.

Thursday 20, 6 pm, Meta House hosts a street art exhibition by Alias 2.0, a French artist based in Phnom Penh since 2016. “He has eagerly committed himself to examining new ways of composing abstract graffiti and calligraphic ways of expression.”
More info

Thursday 20, 7.30 pm at Roots & Burgers, their monthly stand up comedy open mic, open to all comers, hosted by Comedy in Cambodia.
More info

Friday 21, 6.30 pm at Bophana Center, an artist talk by American artist, Michael Kuetemeyer, on the American Arts Incubator in Cambodia, to lead workshops that combine art and technology skills to address the effects of climate change and deforestation.
More info

Saturday 22, 10 am at the French Institute, a stop motion animation workshop led by Sarah Richardot. Registration: $10, via melanie.laraque [ @ ] institutfrancais-cambodge.com.
More info

Saturday 22, 2 pm at Justice Café and Library, Coffee and Conversation with Thavry Thon, young Khmer author of A Proper Woman.
More info

Saturday 22, 4 pm – 10 pm, Spoken Word in the Garden at Cloud promises a range of readers and performers. Free entrance.
More info

Sunday 23, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork (incl the White Building in Bassac). Reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 23, 2 pm at Meta House, an exhibition by John K Melvin , Curbing Entropy, investigating the relationship between nature and culture, featuring photos of a recent installation at 1961 in Siem Reap.


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

At the National Museum, reBIRTH reVITALISE reGENERATION, an exhibition by an informal collective of Cambodian contemporary artists to illustrate what a National Art Gallery might look like.   Featuring work by Chan Vitharin, Chhan Dina, Chuop Sopheak, Chhim Sothy, Em Riem, Heng Monyphal, Leang Seckon, Nou Sary, Ouk Chimvichet, Ouk Socheathy, Prom Vichet, Sam Sophonn, Sous Sodavy, Soeung Vannara, and Tith Veasna.
More info

The Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery
(St 242) presents Waterworks, an installation by Phe Sophon. “Sophon fuses plastic water bottles together into larger than life water drops, elliptical shapes and flowing vessels echoing argyle-esque motifs awoken from Khmer script.”
More info

At The Plantation, Wednesday 29, Hospitality, an exhibition by the Yamada School of Art. “Hospitality? “The shade of the forest after hard work in the sun.” “The blue and green pool of an urban resort. “A sleeping beauty seen from above, relaxed and safe.” “A piano awaiting someone to sit in front of it and play.” “The visual gift of the world from a hotel room”… 9 young Khmer artists and their tutor in a stimulating art show.”
More info

Bophana Centre presents the opening of Phnom Penh Before the Fall: Snapshots from a Beseiged City, an exhibition by Colin Grafton made up of photographs from the city in 1975. From 6.30 pm.
More info

Cloud presents At the market, an exhibition by Svenja Burgwinkel, a German photographer living in Phnom Penh, inspired by Phnom Penh markets Psar Orussey, Psar Thmei and Psar Chas.
More info

Java Café Independence presents The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors “to share their love, passion, taste, and their (hi)stories […] promoting collectorship, patronage, and art appreciation.”
More info

At Chinese House, Sticky Fingers Gallery presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson (founder of the Cambodian Space Project), images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).

More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info


DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 4 April 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 4, Java Independence hosts Curbing Entropy, an artist talk (in English) with John Kenneth Melvin, an American born multi‐disciplinary artist. “John is currently launching a new project, Curbing Entropy, in Siem Reap in collaboration with the 1961 space and surrounding communities. Together they are working with recovered, defective, or used plastic bottles from local factories and community collection points, to create a site-specific installation.” 6.30 pm start.
More info

On Wednesday 5 at 6 pm, Sa Sa Art Projects at the White Building hosts an artist talk (In English with Khmer translation) by Singaporean artist Chu Hao Pei. “Hao Pei’s works examine the loss, or potential loss, of nature and cultural heritage as a tactic to draw attention to wider issues of environmental and cultural loss.”
More info

Also on Wednesday 5, at 6.15 pm, an AfterWork Workshop at N o w h e r e art studio/gallery: Basics of Calligraphy with Xavier Dupré.
More info

On Thursday 6, at 6.30 pm, the French Institute presents Bodies in motion with dancer Noun Sovitou. “Evoking gender and religious issues, his choreography unfurls through the experimentation in the motion of bodies thrown against the contradictions of reality. Here, everything co-exist and anchors itself to the very depths of the being. Black and white, love and hate, good and evil.”   $10/$5.
More info

On Friday 7 at the National Museum, the opening of reBIRTH reVITALISE reGENERATION, an exhibition by an informal collective of Cambodian contemporary artists to illustrate what a National Art Gallery might look like. “Works by masters and those who they have mentored will be displayed side-by-side, two generations of artists vividly exploring the resonant themes that recur in Cambodian contemporary art – the redrawing of society, the plight of the environment, the strengths of home and family, the vitality of life – in the first step in a campaign to create a collection to inspire the generation coming.” The 15 artists to be exhibited are Chan Vitharin, Chhan Dina, Chuop Sopheak, Chhim Sothy, Em Riem, Heng Monyphal, Leang Seckon, Nou Sary, Ouk Chimvichet, Ouk Socheathy, Prom Vichet, Sam Sophonn, Sous Sodavy, Soeung Vannara, and Tith Veasna. Official opening 6 pm, public from 7 pm.

On Saturday 8, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding Muy Dollar Portrait day – $1 for a quick portrait of the subject of your choice. Morning and afternoon sessions.
More info

Saturday 8 at Meta House, Xover, an electronic sound and visual performance by tourist performer Danilo Casti, using glitch, drone, noise and field recordings. “Xover is a mixture between digital and analogue sounds, between programming and circuit bending, between no-idiomatic shapes and abstract sound objects.” 9 pm start.
More info

On Sunday 9, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a workshop: rubberstamping for beginners. 1 pm start.
More info

On Sunday 9 Khmer Architecture Tours presents central Phnom Penh by cyclo. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

After a brief hiatus, Drink and Draw returns to Show Box on Sunday 9 at 7 pm. $3 gets you two hours with a life model. BYO materials.
More info

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 4, 6.30 pm, Java Independence hosts Curbing Entropy, an artist talk with John Kenneth Melvin, an American born multi‐disciplinary artist.
More info

Wednesday 5, 6 pm, Sa Sa Art Projects at the White Building hosts an artist talk by Singaporean artist Chu Hao Pei.
More info

Wednesday 5, 6.15 pm, an AfterWork Workshop at N o w h e r e art studio/gallery: Basics of Calligraphy with Xavier Dupré.
More info

Thursday 6, 6.30 pm, the French Institute presents Bodies in motion with dancer Noun Sovitou. $10/$5.
More info

Friday 7, 6 pm at the National Museum, the opening of reBIRTH reVITALISE reGENERATION, an exhibition by an informal collective of Cambodian contemporary artists to illustrate what a National Art Gallery might look like. Featuring Chan Vitharin, Chhan Dina, Chuop Sopheak, Chhim Sothy, Em Riem, Heng Monyphal, Leang Seckon, Nou Sary, Ouk Chimvichet, Ouk Socheathy, Prom Vichet, Sam Sophonn, Sous Sodavy, Soeung Vannara, and Tith Veasna.

Saturday 8, 11 – 2 pm, 3 – 5pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding Muy Dollar Portrait day.
More info

Saturday 8, 9 pm at Meta House, Xover, an electronic sound and visual performance by tourist performer Danilo Casti, using glitch, drone, noise and field recordings.
More info

Sunday 9, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a workshop: rubberstamping for beginners.
More info

Sunday 9, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents central Phnom Penh by cyclo. Reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 9, 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box. BYO materials.
More info
 


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

The Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (St 242) presents Waterworks, an installation by Phe Sophon. “Sophon fuses plastic water bottles together into larger than life water drops, elliptical shapes and flowing vessels echoing argyle-esque motifs awoken from Khmer script.”
More info

At The Plantation, Wednesday 29, Hospitality, an exhibition by the Yamada School of Art. “Hospitality? “The shade of the forest after hard work in the sun.” “The blue and green pool of an urban resort. “A sleeping beauty seen from above, relaxed and safe.” “A piano awaiting someone to sit in front of it and play.” “The visual gift of the world from a hotel room”… 9 young Khmer artists and their tutor in a stimulating art show.”
More info

Bophana Centre presents the opening of Phnom Penh Before the Fall: Snapshots from a Beseiged City, an exhibition by Colin Grafton made up of photographs from the city in 1975. From 6.30 pm.
More info

At Meta House an exhibition, Polish Women With Dyed Red Hair by American photographer Jeremiah Overman.
More info

Cloud presents At the market, an exhibition by Svenja Burgwinkel, a German photographer living in Phnom Penh, inspired by Phnom Penh markets Psar Orussey, Psar Thmei and Psar Chas.
More info

Java Café Independence presents The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors “to share their love, passion, taste, and their (hi)stories […] promoting collectorship, patronage, and art appreciation.”
More info

Meta House hosts People in the City, a new exhibition by German photographer Astrid Schulz, Phnom Penh: Capital City, “a collection of enticing insights into homes and workplaces spanning rich and poor, younger and older generations, migrants and those who have lived there all their lives and helped shaping the city.”
More info

At Chinese House, Sticky Fingers Gallery presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson (founder of the Cambodian Space Project), images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

At the French Institute, Studio Images et la francophonie, in which students of Studio Images, the Institute’s photography workshop, explore the concepts of the French speaking world.
More info

A new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh. Runs until April 5.
More info

The FCC presents an exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people in all its diversity.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 28 March, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 28, The Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (St 242) presents Waterworks, an installation by Phe Sophon. “Sophon fuses plastic water bottles together into larger than life water drops, elliptical shapes and flowing vessels echoing argyle-esque motifs awoken from Khmer script.” From 6 pm.
More info

At The Plantation, Wednesday 29, Hospitality, an exhibition by the Yamada School of Art. “Hospitality? “The shade of the forest after hard work in the sun.” “The blue and green pool of an urban resort. “A sleeping beauty seen from above, relaxed and safe.” “A piano awaiting someone to sit in front of it and play.” “The visual gift of the world from a hotel room”… 9 young Khmer artists and their tutor in a stimulating art show.”  From 6.30 pm.
More info

On Thursday 30 at the French Institute, Christian Milovanoff, photographer and former professor at Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Photographie in Arles, France, presents Terrific Movie Moments, “a re-reading of old classics and new movies, from all genre and of all types.” 6.30 pm.
More info

On Friday 31, Bophana Centre presents the opening of Phnom Penh Before the Fall: Snapshots from a Beseiged City, an exhibition by Colin Grafton made up of photographs from the city in 1975. From 6.30 pm.
More info

On Friday 31 at 7 pm and Saturday 1 on 8.30 pm at Skateistan (Russian Market), the performance of Between Tiny Cities, a new Australian-Cambodian hip hop dance work, the result of a three-year dance exchange between Darwin’s D*City Rockers and Phnom Penh’s Tiny Toones youth program, created by award-winning Sydney choreographer and b*boy, Nick Power.
More info

Friday 31 and Saturday 1 at Meta House, 7 pm, a theatre performance by students from ISPP, Where is Aylan, a refugee drama featuring nine scenes based on true stories.
More info

From Friday 31 through to Sunday 2 at the French Institute, cinema director Chou Davy will be presenting a weekend of his choice picks from the world of cinema, including a roundtable on Sunday afternoon.
More info

Sophiline Arts Ensemble’s celebrated A Bend in the River dance piece returns to Chaktomuk Theatre Friday 31 and Saturday 1 at 7 pm, then Sunday 2 at 4 pm.  Tickets are $25, $20, $15, $10 and $5 and are available at the theatre.
More info

On Saturday 1, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a workshop: self portrait – acrylic on canvas. 1 pm start.
More info

On Saturday 1, 8 pm, special performance at Raffles Hotel Le Royal by baritone Martin Ng, mezzo-soprano Laura Baker and pianist Natalya Khon of works by Tosti, Schubert, Mozart, Verdi, Giordano and Donizetti. In September Ng will be in Phnom Penh to sing the role of Papageno in a production of Mozart’s opera The Magic Flute.
More info

On Sunday 2 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

Coming soon:

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.
Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

 


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 28, 6 pm The Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (St 242) presents Waterworks, an installation by Phe Sophon.
More info

Wednesday 29, 6.30 pm at The Plantation, Hospitality, an exhibition by the Yamada School of Art featuring Nine young Khmer artists and their tutor.
More info

Thursday 30, 6.30 pm, at the French Institute, Christian Milovanoff, photographer and former professor presents Terrific Movie Moments.
More info

Friday 31- Sunday 2, multiple times at the French Institute, carte blanche for French Cambodian director Chou Davy.
More info

Friday 31, 6.30 pm, Bophana Centre presents the opening of Phnom Penh Before the Fall: Snapshots from a Beseiged City, an exhibition by Colin Grafton.
More info

Friday 31, 7 pm at Skateistan (Russian Market), the performance of Between Tiny Cities, a new Australian-Cambodian hip hop dance work.
More info

Friday 31, 7 pm at Meta House, 7 pm, a theatre performance by students from ISPP, Where is Aylan, a refugee drama.
More info

Friday 31, 7 pm, Sophiline Arts Ensemble’s celebrated A Bend in the River dance piece returns to Chaktomuk Theatre. Tickets are available at the theatre.
More info

Saturday 1, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a workshop: self portrait – acrylic on canvas.
More info

Saturday 1, 7 pm, Sophiline Arts Ensemble’s celebrated A Bend in the River dance piece returns to Chaktomuk Theatre. Tickets are available at the theatre.
More info

Saturday 1, 7 pm at Meta House, a theatre performance by students from ISPP, Where is Aylan, a refugee drama.
More info

Saturday 1, 8 pm, special performance at Raffles Hotel Le Royal by baritone Martin Ng, mezzo-soprano Laura Baker and pianist Natalya Khon of works by Tosti, Schubert, Mozart, Verdi, Giordano and Donizetti.
More info

Saturday 1,  8.30 pm at Skateistan (Russian Market), the performance of Between Tiny Cities, a new Australian-Cambodian hip hop dance work created by award-winning Sydney choreographer and b*boy, Nick Power.
More info

Sunday 2, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 2, 4 pm, Sophiline Arts Ensemble’s celebrated A Bend in the River dance piece returns to Chaktomuk Theatre. Tickets are available at the theatre.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

At Meta House an exhibition, Polish Women With Dyed Red Hair by American photographer Jeremiah Overman.
More info

Cloud presents At the market, an exhibition by Svenja Burgwinkel, a German photographer living in Phnom Penh, inspired by Phnom Penh markets Psar Orussey, Psar Thmei and Psar Chas.
More info

Java Café Independence presents The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors “to share their love, passion, taste, and their (hi)stories […] promoting collectorship, patronage, and art appreciation.”
More info

Meta House hosts People in the City, a new exhibition by German photographer Astrid Schulz, Phnom Penh: Capital City, “a collection of enticing insights into homes and workplaces spanning rich and poor, younger and older generations, migrants and those who have lived there all their lives and helped shaping the city.”
More info

At Chinese House, Sticky Fingers Gallery presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson (founder of the Cambodian Space Project), images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

At the French Institute, Studio Images et la francophonie, in which students of Studio Images, the Institute’s photography workshop, explore the concepts of the French speaking world.
More info

A new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh. Runs until April 15.
More info

The FCC presents an exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people in all its diversity.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).

More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info


DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 21 March 2017

Greetings,

At Meta House on Friday 24 at 6 pm, the opening of an exhibition Polish Women With Dyed Red Hair by American photographer Jeremiah Overman in conjunction with the commencement of the two-day 2nd Polish Film Festival, with the first evening featuring the best Polish documentary films from 2015 and 2016.
More info

On Friday 24, Cloud presents At the market, an exhibition by Svenja Burgwinkel, a German photographer living in Phnom Penh, inspired by Phnom Penh markets Psar Orussey, Psar Thmei and Psar Chas. Follow this link to pre-book a free drink.  6.30 pm start.
More info

On Saturday 25, in the gardens of Chaktomuk Theatre, an event to celebrate International Children’s Book Day. There will be story telling, illustration sessions, reading activities, reading competitions, science activities, puppet shows and more. 8 am – 6 pm.
More info

On Saturday 25, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a workshop: rubber stamping for beginners. 10 am start.
More info

Also on Saturday 25, from 7 pm, the 2nd Polish Film Festival continues at Meta House featuring the Cambodian premiere of Pretty Radical by Marta Kasztelan and Marta Soszynska. Following the screening there will be a Q&A with co-director Marta Kasztelan.
More info

On Sunday 26 Khmer Architecture Tours presents New Khmer Architecture of the 1960s. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

Coming soon:

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.
Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list. 


In brief: new and returning…


Friday 24, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of an exhibition Polish Women With Dyed Red Hair by American photographer Jeremiah Overman in conjunction with the commencement of the two-day 2nd Polish Film Festival.
More info

Friday 24, 6.30 pm, Cloud presents At the market, an exhibition by Svenja Burgwinkel, a German photographer living in Phnom Penh, inspired by Phnom Penh markets Psar Orussey, Psar Thmei and Psar Chas. Follow this link to pre-book a free drink.
More info

Saturday 25, 8 am – 6 pm, in the gardens of Chaktomuk Theatre, an event to celebrate International Children’s Book Day.
More info

Saturday 25, 10 am, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a workshop: rubber stamping for beginners.
More info

Saturday 25, from 7 pm, the 2nd Polish Film Festival continues at Meta House featuring the Cambodian premiere of Pretty Radical with a Q&A with co-director Marta Kasztelan.
More info

Sunday 26, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents New Khmer Architecture of the 1960s. Reservations essential.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Java Café Independence presents The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors “to share their love, passion, taste, and their (hi)stories […] promoting collectorship, patronage, and art appreciation.”
More info

Meta House hosts People in the City, a new exhibition by German photographer Astrid Schulz, Phnom Penh: Capital City, “a collection of enticing insights into homes and workplaces spanning rich and poor, younger and older generations, migrants and those who have lived there all their lives and helped shaping the city.”
More info

At Chinese House, Sticky Fingers Gallery presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson (founder of the Cambodian Space Project), images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

Meta House presents Phnom Penh Champa, a photographic exhibition by Dutch photographer Michael Klinkhamer focusing on the Cambodian Cham minority on the Chroy Changvar peninsular between the Tonle Sap and the Mekong.
More info

At the French Institute, Studio Images et la francophonie, in which students of Studio Images, the Institute’s photography workshop, explore the concepts of the French speaking world.
More info

A new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh. Runs until April 15.
More info

The FCC presents an exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people in all its diversity.
More info

Krama Spirit by Andre-Louis Becht at the Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation, 12 canvasses inspired by the traditional Cambodian garment and statement of Khmer identity, the krama.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).

More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 14 March, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 14, at the French Institute, a presentation by Sothik Hok, protagonist and co-author, with Marie Desplechin, of Sothik: a stolen childhood, a book published last year by L’Ecole des Loisirs, about his childhood under the Khmer Rouge, followed by a book signing. From 6.30 pm.
More info

On Wednesday 15, from 6.30 pm, Java Café Independence presents The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors “to share their love, passion, taste, and their (hi)stories […] promoting collectorship, patronage, and art appreciation.”
More info

On Wednesday 15, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding an evening workshop: rubber stamping for beginners. 6.30 pm start.
More info

And also on Wednesday 15, from 7 pm, the monthly meeting of the Literarti Society of Phnom Penh will take place at The Plantation, St 184, featuring readings and socialising.
More info

On Thursday 16, from 6 pm, Meta House hosts People in the City, a new exhibition by German photographer Astrid Schulz, along with the launch of the book Phnom Penh: Capital City, “a collection of enticing insights into homes and workplaces spanning rich and poor, younger and older generations, migrants and those who have lived there all their lives and helped shaping the city.”
More info

Also on Thursday 16, from 6.30 pm, Sticky Fingers Gallery/Space Four Zero (#40, St 118) presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson (founder of the Cambodian Space Project), images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

On Saturday 18, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a three hour workshop, Basics of Calligraphy with Xavier Dupre, from 1 pm.
More info

On Sunday 19 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Four Religions of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

On Sunday 19, 8 pm at Meta House, The Piano Shop Classical Music Concert Series will see performances by Iwo Jedynecki and Karolina Mikolajczyk (Poland), Tamara Licheli (Georgia), Lestari Scholtes and Gwylim Janssens (Netherlands) and Kai Han (China/USA), winners of the IBLA Grand Prize International Music Competition, of works by Frédéric Chopin, Olivier Messiaen, Maurice Ravel, Bela Bartok, Franz Liszt and Jean Paderewski. $10/$3.
More info

Coming soon:

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.
Fabian Hipp

 

Kumnooh

fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

 

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

 


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 14, 6.30 pm at the French Institute, a presentation by Sothik Hok, protagonist and co-author, with Marie Desplechin, of Sothik: a stolen childhood.
More info

Wednesday 15, 6.30 pm at Java Café Independence, The Object(s) of Collecting, a exhibition made up of items from the collections of Cambodian arts collectors.
More info

Wednesday 15, 6.30 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding an evening workshop: rubber stamping for beginners.
More info

Wednesday 15, 7 pm, the monthly meeting of the Literarti Society of Phnom Penh will take place at The Plantation, St 184, featuring readings and socialising.
More info

Thursday 16, 6 pm, Meta House hosts People in the City, a new exhibition by German photographer Astrid Schulz, along with the launch of the book Phnom Penh: Capital City.
More info

Thursday 16, 6.30 pm, Sticky Fingers Gallery/Space Four Zero (#40, St 118) presents Yesterday Once More, an exhibition of paintings and collages by Julien Poulson, images in preparation for a music theatre production of the same name, based on the disappearance of Golden Era singer Pov Vannary.
More info

Saturday 18, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery is holding a three hour workshop, Basics of Calligraphy with Xavier Dupre.
More info

Sunday 19, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Four Religions of Phnom Penh. Reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 19, 8 pm at Meta House, The Piano Shop Classical Music Concert Series will see performances by winners of the IBLA Grand Prize International Music Competition. $10/$3.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House presents Phnom Penh Champa, a photographic exhibition by Dutch photographer Michael Klinkhamer focusing on the Cambodian Cham minority on the Chroy Changvar peninsular between the Tonle Sap and the Mekong.
More info

At the French Institute, Studio Images et la francophonie, in which students of Studio Images, the Institute’s photography workshop, explore the concepts of the French speaking world.
More info

Meta House hosts a photographic exhibition, Cambodia Reawakening – One Year After The Khmer Rouge by John Burgess, a record of his visit to Cambodia in April 1980.
More info

A new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh. Runs until April 15.
More info

The FCC presents an exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people in all its diversity.
More info

Krama Spirit by Andre-Louis Becht at the Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation, 12 canvasses inspired by the traditional Cambodian garment and statement of Khmer identity, the krama.
More info

The French Institute presents the opening of From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich which features a partial re-creation of the artist’s studio inside the gallery space. Until March 18.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 7 March 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 7, at 6 pm, Meta House presents the opening of Phnom Penh Champa, a photographic exhibition by Dutch photographer Michael Klinkhamer focusing on the Cambodian Cham minority on the Chroy Changvar peninsular between the Tonle Sap and the Mekong. The exhibition will be accompanied by a talk and the screening of topical documentaries.
More info

The Cambodian International Film Festival continues its screenings until the closing party this Thursday 9 at Chaktomuk Theatre.
More info

Thursday 9 at the French Institute, the opening of Studio Images et la francophonie, in which students of Studio Images, the Institute’s photography workshop, explore the concepts of the French speaking world. From 6.30 pm.
More info

On Saturday 11, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery offers a workshop on self-portrait acrylic on canvas at 1 pm.
More info

Also on Saturday 11, The L Bar presents their regular monthly spoken word event for all comers. 7.30 pm start.
More info

On Sunday 12 Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by cyclo. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

On Monday 13 at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Starts 7.30 pm, with an additional drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info

Coming soon:

  • N o w h e r e art studio/gallery workshop rubber stamping for beginners on March 15 at 6.30 pm.
  • The Object(s) of Collecting opening at Java Café Independence on March 15

For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.
Fabian Hipp

 

Kumnooh

fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

 

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list. 


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 7, 6 pm, Meta House presents the opening of Phnom Penh Champa, a photographic exhibition by Dutch photographer Michael Klinkhamer.
More info

Cambodian International Film Festival continues its screenings until the closing party this Thursday 9 at Chaktomuk Theatre.
More info

Thursday 9, 6.30 pm, the French Institute hosts the opening of Studio Images et la francophonie, in which students of Studio Images explore the concepts of the French speaking world.
More info

Saturday 11, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery offers a workshop on self-portrait acrylic on canvas.
More info

Saturday 11, 7.30 pm, The L Bar presents their regular monthly spoken word event for all comers.
More info

Sunday 12, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by cyclo. Reservations essential.
More info

Monday 13, 7.30 pm at CloudDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. An additional drawing class at 7 pm for $1.

More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House hosts a photographic exhibition, Cambodia Reawakening – One Year After The Khmer Rouge by John Burgess, a record of his visit to Cambodia in April 1980.
More info

A new exhibition by Frederikke Tu, Deconstruct+ at The Insider Gallery Intercontinental Phnom Penh, based on observations of daily life in Phnom Penh. Runs until April 15.
More info

Cloud presents an exhibition of the paintings of Braeton Howard entitled KetaMind. More info

The FCC presents an exhibition by photographer Johan Bünger, The Soul of Cambodia, showing the daily life of the Cambodian people in all its diversity.
More info

Krama Spirit by Andre-Louis Becht at the Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation, 12 canvasses inspired by the traditional Cambodian garment and statement of Khmer identity, the krama.
More info

The French Institute presents the opening of From the studio to fine art, an exhibition by Sopheap Pich which features a partial re-creation of the artist’s studio inside the gallery space. Until March 18.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
More info

The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
More info

Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
More info

The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).

More info

Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info


DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com