Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 11 December, 2018

Greetings,

From Friday 14 and continuing through the weekend, the Cambodia Urban Art Festival, with an opening party from 6 pm at The Mansion FCC through Saturday workshops to a tuk tuk tour on Sunday.
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On Saturday 15 and Sunday 16 the Phnom Penh Players are holding auditions for Shanghai Cabaret, an adaption of the musical Cabaret set in Shanghai in 1941. 3 pm – 6 pm at Khmer Mekong Films, Floor 5, 23-25 Street 136 (above Golden House International Hotel).
More info

Monday 17 at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm, with an extra optional drawing class at 7 pm. 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…


Friday 14, 6pm at The Mansion FCC, opening party for the Cambodia Urban Art Festival.
More info

Saturday 15, 2 pm at The Mansion FCC, Cambodian Urban Art Festival workshops and activities.
More info

Saturday 15 and Sunday 16, 3 pm – 6 pm at Khmer Mekong Films, the Phnom Penh Players are holding auditions for Shanghai Cabaret.
More info

Sunday 16, 2 pm, Cambodian Urban Art Festival tuk tuk tour and closing party.
More info

Monday 17, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses.
More info


Ongoing….


At Cloud a new exhibition by South African painter Marika Els, And then I lost my mind. “Her paintings and work are a synthesis of expressionism, surrealism, and whatever else she feels like experimenting with, at any given moment. She enjoys challenging herself artistically in order to find new ways to escape and express her reality. When she can’t use words, she paints.”
More info

Stories of Reality, a photographic exhibition by Caroline Chevalier and le Studio Images, at the French Institute.   “Caroline Chevalier transforms reality into movie sets telling enigmatic stories. A theater in which reality takes on many forms, this exhibition, created in collaboration with the students of Le Studio Images, will take the wanderer into a world of dreams and mystery. The exhibit will also showcase a sound creation by David Laurent, founder of Ateliers de L’Image et du Son in Marseilles, France.”
More info

At Meta House, a multimedia, multi-artist exhibition, Plastic Kingdom, curated by Portuguese photographer Miguel Jeronimo, featuring works by a large selection of Cambodian and international artists on the issue of the impact of plastic on the environment.
More info

At the Kampot Art Gallery, Kampot: The Changing Landscape. “Neak Sophal and Kong Vollak have created a unique exhibition looking at Kampot and the impact of past, present and future.”
More info

At Java Creative Café Tuol Kork, a solo exhibition by photographer Chi Phouy, a Creative Generation awardee. Gaps is a series of photographs exploring the artist’s relationship with his brothers. Until 31 December.
More info

Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot’s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington.
More info

At Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne. “Morrison’s unique ink made from lotus is in many ways as remarkable, and unexpected, as the final art. Morrison creates this from charred lotus petals distilled with Battambang rainwater.”  Until January 6.
More info

At Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes on reflecting on French-German relations. 6 pm.
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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

 

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Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 4 December, 2018

Greetings,

Thursday 6, from 6.30 pm at Cloud, the opening of a new exhibition by South African painter Marika Els, And then I lost my mind. “Her paintings and work are a synthesis of expressionism, surrealism, and whatever else she feels like experimenting with, at any given moment. She enjoys challenging herself artistically in order to find new ways to escape and express her reality. When she can’t use words, she paints.”
More info

Also on Thursday 6, Stories of Reality, a photographic exhibition by Caroline Chevalier and le Studio Images, opens at the French Institute.   “Caroline Chevalier transforms reality into movie sets telling enigmatic stories. A theater in which reality takes on many forms, this exhibition, created in collaboration with the students of Le Studio Images, will take the wanderer into a world of dreams and mystery. The exhibit will also showcase a sound creation by David Laurent, founder of Ateliers de L’Image et du Son in Marseilles, France.” From 6.30 pm.
More info

This weekend, Thursday 6 to Sunday 9, the annual Phnom Penh Players’ pantomime, Jack and the baked beanstalk, will be staged at Sovannaphum Theatre, St 99.   Show starts at 7 pm, except for the Sunday matinee at 2 pm. Tickets are $10 and are available from The Box Office – Phnom Penh, both Lot 369 Cafe & Bar – BKK and Lot 369 Cafe & Bar – TTP and Kwest Restaurant.
More info

Sunday 9, 3 pm at Java Creative Café, Zyct Artistry is holding a tape painting workshop, walking you through the process and giving each participant the ability to explore the possibilities of using tape as an art medium.
More info

Also on Sunday 9, 4 pm at Chenla Theatre, Let the games begin, the end of year performance event from Dance Academy Cambodia. Tickets $10 for adults, $7 for children under the age of 12, available at Dance Academy Cambodia.
More info

Monday 10 at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm, with an extra optional drawing class at 7 pm. 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…


Thursday 6, 6.30 pm at Cloud, the opening of a new exhibition by South African painter Marika Els, And then I lost my mind.
More info

Thursday 6, 6.30 pm at the French Institute, Stories of Reality, a photographic exhibition by Caroline Chevalier and le Studio Images, opens at the French Institute.
More info

Thursday 6, Friday 7, Saturday 8, 7 pm at Sovannaphum Theatre, the annual Phnom Penh Players’ pantomime, Jack and the baked beanstalk.
More info

Sunday 9, 2 pm at Sovannaphum Theatre, the annual Phnom Penh Players’ pantomime, Jack and the baked beanstalk.
More info

Sunday 9, 3 pm at Java Creative Café, Zyct Artistry is holding a tape painting workshop.
More info

Sunday 9, 4 pm at Chenla Theatre, Let the games begin, the end of year performance event from Dance Academy Cambodia.
More info

Monday 10, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. Extra drawing class at 7 pm.
More info


Ongoing….


At Meta House, a multimedia, multi-artist exhibition, Plastic Kingdom, curated by Portuguese photographer Miguel Jeronimo, featuring works by a large selection of Cambodian and international artists on the issue of the impact of plastic on the environment.
More info

At the Kampot Art Gallery, Kampot: The Changing Landscape. “Neak Sophal and Kong Vollak have created a unique exhibition looking at Kampot and the impact of past, present and future.”
More info

At Java Creative Café Tuol Kork, a solo exhibition by photographer Chi Phouy, a Creative Generation awardee. Gaps is a series of photographs exploring the artist’s relationship with his brothers. Until 31 December.
More info

Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot’s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington.
More info

At Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne. “Morrison’s unique ink made from lotus is in many ways as remarkable, and unexpected, as the final art. Morrison creates this from charred lotus petals distilled with Battambang rainwater.”  Until January 6.
More info

At Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes on reflecting on French-German relations. 6 pm.
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
More info

At The Bodleian (St 288), Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 27 November, 2018

Greetings,

Tomorrow, Wednesday 28, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of a multimedia, multi-artist exhibition, Plastic Kingdom, curated by Portuguese photographer Miguel Jeronimo, featuring works by a large selection of Cambodian and international artists on the issue of the impact of plastic on the environment. Artist and NGO Q&A and short films from 8 pm.
More info

Also on Wednesday 28, the Literati Society of Phnom Penh celebrates two years of monthly readings with a special night of performances of poetry and prose at The Plantation, St 184, from 7.30 pm.
More info

Thursday 29, 6 pm at Villa Grange (St 244), the opening of an exhibition, Cambodian Women’s Woodcut Series and Bou’Sra Tribal Faces Portrait Series, by Khun Gechsoun, aka Kek Soon. Then from Saturday 1 at 11 am, Kek Soon presents a woodcut printmaking workshop.
More info

On Friday 30, at Sa Sa Art Projects, the screening of A Separation of Sand and Island, a 2018 short film by Sutthirat Supaparinya, Thai and Laos language with English subtitles, as part of the public program of Under the Water exhibition by Sao Sreymao.
More info

Friday 30, 6 pm at The Plantation, a fundraising buffet dinner to assist in the publishing of a comprehensive architectural guide to Phnom Penh by Moritz Henning and Walter Koditek. “Reviewing more than 120 buildings and structures reflecting all periods of the architectural development of a bustling city, this comprehensive study will be an informed and handy companion for strolling through Phnom Penh, known for a long time as the ‘Pearl of Asia’.” Admission price is $100, including food and drink and a copy of the book on its publication in July 2019. Tickets available at The Plantation front desk.
More info

Saturday 1, from noon, the KBach Artist Competition finale at Factory Phnom Penh, with live mural painting and other entertainments.
More info

Down at the Kampot Art Gallery on Saturday 1, from 6 pm, the opening of a new exhibition, Kampot: The Changing Landscape. “Neak Sophal and Kong Vollak have created a unique exhibition looking at Kampot and the impact of past, present and future.”
More info

Also on Saturday 1, at Java Creative Café Tuol Kork, the opening of a solo exhibition by photographer Chi Phouy, a Creative Generation awardee. Gaps is a series of photographs exploring the artist’s relationship with his brothers. From 6.30 pm. Until 31 December.
More info

On Sunday 2, from 3 pm, an open air concert by the choir Musica Felice, featuring the Alex Scarpati Jazz Band, 9th Harmonics and the Phnom Penh Choral Ensemble, at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra. Tickets $10/$5.
More info

Monday 3 at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm. BYO materials.
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…



Wednesday 28, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of a multimedia, multi-artist exhibition, Plastic Kingdom, on the issue of the impact of plastic on the environment. Artist and NGO Q&A and short films from 8 pm.
More info

Wednesday 28, 7.30 pm at The Plantation, the Literati Society of Phnom Penh celebrates two years of monthly readings.
More info

Thursday 29, 6 pm at Villa Grange (St 244), the opening of Cambodian Women’s Woodcut Series and Bou’Sra Tribal Faces Portrait Series, by Khun Gechsoun, aka Kek Soon. More info

Friday 30, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, the screening of A Separation of Sand and Island, a 2018 short film by Sutthirat Supaparinya.
More info

Friday 30, 6 pm at The Plantation, a fundraising buffet dinner to assist in the publishing of a comprehensive architectural guide to Phnom Penh. Tickets available at The Plantation front desk.
More info

Saturday 1, 11 am at Villa Grange, Kek Soon presents a woodcut printmaking workshop.
More info

Saturday 1, from noon, the KBach Artist Competition finale at Factory Phnom Penh.
More info

Saturday 1, 6 pm at Kampot Art Gallery the opening of Kampot: The Changing Landscape by Neak Sophal and Kong Vollak.
More info

Saturday 1, 6.30 pm at Java Creative Café Tuol Kork, the opening of a solo exhibition by photographer Chi Phouy, a Creative Generation awardee.
More info

Sunday 2, from 3 pm, an open air concert by the choir Musica Felice, featuring the Alex Scarpati Jazz Band, 9th Harmonics and the Phnom Penh Choral Ensemble, at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra. Tickets $10/$5.
More info

Monday 3, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm. BYO materials.
More info


Ongoing….


 

Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington.
More info

At Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne. “Morrison’s unique ink made from lotus is in many ways as remarkable, and unexpected, as the final art. Morrison creates this from charred lotus petals distilled with Battambang rainwater.”  Until January 6.
More info

At Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes on reflecting on French-German relations. 6 pm.
More info

At the American University of Phnom Penh Library, Russey Keo Weaving for the Spirits, an exhibition of T’ai Daeng and Hmong textiles from Northern Laos from the collection of Colin Grafton. Until November 30.

At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
More info

At The Bodleian (St 288), Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 13 November, 2018

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 13, the opening of Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington. From 6 pm.
More info

On Saturday 17, 6.30 pm at Meta House, the screening of a German feature film, Ms. Mueller must go, based on a play by Lutz Hübner, one of Germany’s most prominent playwrights. Lutz will present the film and hold a Q&A.
More info

On Sunday 18, 8 pm at Meta House, neo-beat poet Antonio Pineda will perform a reading from Shaman, his upcoming volume of poetry and prose, followed by a music performance.
More info

Monday 19 at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm. BYO materials.
More info

Coming soon:

  • an open air concert by Musica Felice, featuring the Alex Scarpati Jazz Band, 9th Harmonics and the Phnom Penh Choral Ensemble, at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, on December 2
  • Stories of Reality, a photographic exhibition by Caroline Chevalier and le Studio Images, at the French Institute from December 6
  • tape painting workshop at Java Creative Café, December 9
  • Let the games begin, the end of year performance event from Dance Academy Cambodia, at Chenla Theatre, December 9

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 13, 6 pm, the opening of Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot and works in cut paper by Lauren Iida.
More info

Saturday 17, 6.30 pm at Meta House, the screening of a German feature film, Ms. Mueller must go, with Q&A.
More info

Sunday 18, 8 pm at Meta House, neo-beat poet Antonio Pineda will perform a reading from Shaman, his upcoming volume of poetry and prose.
More info

Monday 19, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni. BYO materials.
More info


Ongoing….


At Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne. “Morrison’s unique ink made from lotus is in many ways as remarkable, and unexpected, as the final art. Morrison creates this from charred lotus petals distilled with Battambang rainwater.”  Until January 6.
More info

At Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes on reflecting on French-German relations. 6 pm.
More info

At the American University of Phnom Penh Library, Russey Keo Weaving for the Spirits, an exhibition of T’ai Daeng and Hmong textiles from Northern Laos from the collection of Colin Grafton. Until November 30.

The closing Inktober Cambodia 2018 Art Exhibition at Neverland Artspace. “The exhibition will showcase daily ink drawing for the whole month of October by Inktober Cambodia community members from beginners to professional artists. The exhibition objective is to support and encourage the growth of illustration art in Cambodia.
More info

At Bong the Gallery (St 240 ½), Lucid Dreaming, the second exhibition by young Siem Reap artist Nak Noy. “The floral and colorful world of Nak Noy’s works is a testimony to his artistic inspiration: women artists and offended nature. Patiently drawn, using ballpoint pens, alcohol maker color and ink pens, Nak Noy continue to perfect his art and no doubt that in a very near future he will achieved much more.” Until November 17.
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
More info

At The Bodleian (St 288), Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
More info

At The Plantation, Phsar Art, a group exhibition arising out of their curated art market, a bazaar for exchanging ideas and creativity, featuring 28 multinational artists based around Cambodia.
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 6 November, 2018

Greetings,

Tuesday 6, at Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne. “Morrison’s unique ink made from lotus is in many ways as remarkable, and unexpected, as the final art. Morrison creates this from charred lotus petals distilled with Battambang rainwater.”  Until January 6.
More info

Wednesday 7, at Sa Sa Art Projects, a conversation between artists Sao Sreymao and Tith Kanitha, part of the public program of the current exhibition Under the Water by Sao Sreymao currently on show until 15 December. 6 pm, Khmer with English translation.
More info

Enrolment is currently open for a five week art therapy course starting Thursday 8, every Thursday evening from 7-9 pm at Nataraj Yoga Studio in BKK1. “This will be a small group (maximum 7 people) for people who are looking for safe space to heal, reconnect with their creativity, bond with others through group sharing (with chai tea) and undertake a journey of self-discovery and awareness.”
More info

Friday 9 at Cloud, from 7.45 pm, Feminist Voices spoken word open mic returns. “All forms of spoken word are encouraged, including monologues, poetry, songs, short stories, articles etc. Feel free to share your own work or work from someone else who has inspired you.”
More info

Sunday 11 at Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes on reflecting on French-German relations. 6 pm.
More info

Monday 12 at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm, with a special drawing class commencing at 7 pm.
More info

At the American University of Phnom Penh Library, Russey Keo Weaving for the Spirits, an exhibition of T’ai Daeng and Hmong textiles from Northern Laos from the collection of Colin Grafton. Until November 30.

Coming soon:

  • Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½) showcases new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington. Opens November 13.

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 6, 6 pm at Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne.
More info

Wednesday 7, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, a conversation between artists Sao Sreymao and Tith Kanitha, part of the public program of the current exhibition Under the Water by Sao Sreymao.
More info

Friday 9, 7.45 pm at Cloud, Feminist Voices spoken word open mic returns.
More info

Sunday 11, 6 pm at Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes.
More info

Monday 12, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses.
More info


Ongoing….


At the American University of Phnom Penh Library, Russey Keo, Weaving for the Spirits, an exhibition of T’ai Daeng and Hmong textiles from Northern Laos from the collection of Colin Grafton. Until November 30.

The closing Inktober Cambodia 2018 Art Exhibition at Neverland Artspace. “The exhibition will showcase daily ink drawing for the whole month of October by Inktober Cambodia community members from beginners to professional artists. The exhibition objective is to support and encourage the growth of illustration art in Cambodia.”
More info

At Bong the Gallery (St 240 ½), Lucid Dreaming, the second exhibition by young Siem Reap artist Nak Noy. “The floral and colorful world of Nak Noy’s works is a testimony to his artistic inspiration: women artists and offended nature. Patiently drawn, using ballpoint pens, alcohol maker color and ink pens, Nak Noy continue to perfect his art and no doubt that in a very near future he will achieved much more.” Until November 17.
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
More info

At The Bodleian (St 288), Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
More info

At The Plantation, Phsar Art, a group exhibition arising out of their curated art market, a bazaar for exchanging ideas and creativity, featuring 28 multinational artists based around Cambodia.
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 30 October, 2018

Greetings,

Tonight, Wednesday 31, Neverland Artspace is hosting the last of the regular Inktober nights, in collaboration with Drink and Draw Phnom Penh.   7 pm start for two hour live model sessions.
More info

Commencing on Thursday 1 and continuing through the weekend until Sunday 4, the International Music Festival Phnom Penh, the classical music event of the year, with a series of concerts on the theme Music and Migration at Raffles Le Royal and Meta House.
More info

Then, on Friday 2, from 6 pm, the closing Inktober Cambodia 2018 Art Exhibition at Neverland Artspace. “The exhibition will showcase daily ink drawing for the whole month of October by Inktober Cambodia community members from beginners to professional artists. The exhibition objective is to support and encourage the growth of illustration art in Cambodia.”
More info

On Saturday 3, from 6 pm at Bong the Gallery (St 240 ½), the opening of Lucid Dreaming, the second exhibition by young Siem Reap artist Nak Noy. “The floral and colorful world of Nak Noy’s works is a testimony to his artistic inspiration: women artists and offended nature. Patiently drawn, using ballpoint pens, alcohol maker color and ink pens, Nak Noy continue to perfect his art and no doubt that in a very near future he will achieved much more.” Until November 17.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2018 includes events and exhibitions at ten locations throughout the city, including the French Institute and Bophana Centre, until November 5.
More info

Monday 5 at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm, with a special drawing class commencing at 7 pm.
More info

Coming soon:

  • 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne opens at Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, on November 6
  • Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½) showcases new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington. Opens November 13.

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 31, 7 pm at Neverland Artspace, the last of the regular Inktober nights, in collaboration with Drink and Draw Phnom Penh.
More info

Thursday 1 until Sunday 4, the International Music Festival Phnom Penh, the classical music event of the year, with a series of concerts on the theme Music and Migration at Raffles Le Royal and Meta House.
More info

Friday 2, 6 pm, at Neverland Artspace, the closing Inktober Cambodia 2018 Art Exhibition.
More info

Saturday 3, from 6 pm at Bong the Gallery (St 240 ½), the opening of Lucid Dreaming, the second exhibition by young Siem Reap artist Nak Noy.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2018 includes events and exhibitions at ten locations throughout the city, including the French Institute and Bophana Centre, until November 5.
More info

Monday 5, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses.
More info


Ongoing….


At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
More info

At The Bodleian (St 288), Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
More info

At The Plantation, Phsar Art, a group exhibition arising out of their curated art market, a bazaar for exchanging ideas and creativity, featuring 28 multinational artists based around Cambodia.
More info

At Templation in Siem Reap, Power of Life, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Takakazu Yamada.
More info

At Meta House, an exhibition by photographer Thomas Hommeyer, Rajasthan, part of a larger collection of work taken in 2017 in India.
More info

At Meta House, The Inner Temple, an exhibition of paintings by Anna Gusarova (Ukraine) inspired by Khmer culture.
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 16 October, 2018

Greetings,

Continuing on Wednesdays until the end of the month, Neverland Artspace is hosting Inktober events, in collaboration with Drink and Draw Phnom Penh.   7 pm start for two hour live model sessions. There is a parallel call for submissions of ink drawings for an exhibition opening November 2.
More info

The next meeting of the Literati Society of Phnom Penh will be held at The Plantation on Wednesday 17, from 7 pm. As ever, a variety of readers and styles will present.
More info

Thursday 18, at 8 pm, at The Bodleian (St 288), the opening of Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
More info

Saturday 20, from 9 am at The Plantation, is Phsar Art, a curated art market, a bazaar for exchanging ideas and creativity featuring 28 multinational artists based around Cambodia. Includes a group exhibition that will run until November 21.
More info

Monday 22 at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm, with a special drawing class commencing at 7 pm.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2018 includes events and exhibitions at ten locations throughout the city, including the French Institute and Bophana Centre, until November 5.
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…


Wednesday 17, 7pm and continuing on Wednesdays until the end of the month, Neverland Artspace is hosting Inktober events
More info

Wednesday 17, 7 pm, the next meeting of the Literati Society of Phnom Penh will be held at The Plantation on Wednesday 17.
More info

Thursday 18, at 8 pm, at The Bodleian (St 288), the opening of Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz.
More info

Saturday 20, 9 am at The Plantation, is Phsar Art, a curated art market and group exhibition.
More info

Monday 22, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. Drawing class commencing at 7 pm.
More info


Ongoing….


At Templation in Siem Reap, Power of Life, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Takakazu Yamada.
More info

At Meta House, an exhibition by photographer Thomas Hommeyer, Rajasthan, part of a larger collection of work taken in 2017 in India.
More info

At Meta House, The Inner Temple, an exhibition of paintings by Anna Gusarova (Ukraine) inspired by Khmer culture.
More info

Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
More info

At Neverland Art Space, a collaborative exhibition, Open your I, the work of American illustrator Chamomile Diddell and photographer and writer Miguel Jeronimo.   “Prejudices. Misconceptions. Assumptions. Have you noticed how your brains automatically associate shapes with objects? Or how the way we perceive ourselves, including body and even identity, varies accordingly to observations from a stranger or our best friend?”
More info

New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
More info

At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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

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