Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 14 November, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 14, at 6 pm, the opening of a photographic exhibition by Steve Porte, Kampot Salt 2017, a look at the salt farms of Kampot and Kep and the people that work the fields. “For me, it is the people that make Cambodia special. Their friendly and gentle manner is unique in our fast-paced world, and makes this a wonderful place to live.”
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Wednesday 15, 6 pm at Sa Sa Bassac, a talk by artist Yu Ji, in English with Khmer translation. “Yu Ji (b. 1985, Shanghai) is known for the diversity of her practice, dealing chiefly with sculptures and installations, as well as performances and videos. Her long-term interest has been an ongoing investigation into specific loci that are charged with geographical and historical narratives.”
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Thursday 16, from 6.30 pm, Java Independence hosts the opening of Reverie, an exhibition by paper cut artist Lauren Iida. “Lauren transforms the flat surface of paper to a multi-dimensional sculpture, constructing layers, textures and accentuating the play of light and shadows.”   Runs to 4 January.
More info

Saturday 18 and Sunday 19, the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story), continues at the InterContinental Phnom Penh – a wide range of international performers and works, each introduced with a pre-concert talk. Tickets: $9 any time before the day of the concert, $12 on the concert day, $3 students and children.
More info

On Saturday 18, 6 pm, N o w h e r e Gallery hosts the opening of Tales of Borneo, woodcuts by Rico Leong, from Borneo. “Rico translates his work through woodcarving and curating woodcut workshops to share with others on the traditional process of woodcut printing on both fabric and rice paper. Many of his illustrations can be found as cover art for Malaysian musicians in the punk scene, which is a subculture that holds an important position for what he stands for alongside personal experiences and opinions.” As a companion piece, two Woodcut Printmaking workshops are offered, on Saturday 18 and Wednesday 22. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
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Saturday 18, 6pm at the ISPP Black Box, the community dance division of the English Ballet Theatre Cambodia (formerly Central School of Ballet, Phnom Penh) will be presenting an original work created and performed by Khmer students, Hien and Bopha based on Romeo and Juliet.  Free entrance.
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On Sunday 19 at 8 pm, Meta House hosts a performance by France-based Australian drummer and percussionist Will Guthrie, a master of composition and improvisation, using combinations of drums, percussion, objects, junk, amplification and electronics.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info

coming soon:

  • Angkor Photo Festival in Siem Reap, December 3 – 12
  • The annual pantomime by The Phnom Penh Players, Unsleeping Beauty, will run at the Department of Performing Arts, 8 – 10 December. Tickets at Kwest Restaurant, DJ Guesthouse, Lot 369 Cafe & Bar
  • Kampot Arts Festival, January 3 – 7

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 pm, the opening of a photographic exhibition by Steve Porte, Kampot Salt 2017, a look at the salt farms of Kampot and Kep and the people that work the fields.
More info

Wednesday 15, 6 pm at Sa Sa Bassac, a talk by artist Yu Ji, in English with Khmer translation.
More info

Thursday 16, 6.30 pm, Java Independence hosts the opening of Reverie, an exhibition by paper cut artist Lauren Iida. Until 4 January.
More info

Saturday 18, 6 pm, N o w h e r e Gallery hosts the opening of Tales of Borneo, woodcuts by Rico Leong, from Borneo.
More info

Saturday 18, 10 am at N o w h e r e Gallery hosts aWoodcut Printmaking workshop, with another on Wednesday 22 at 6 pm. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

Saturday 18, 6 pm at ISPP Black Box, the community dance division of the English Ballet Theatre Cambodia will be presenting an original work created and performed by Khmer students, Hien and Bopha based on Romeo and Juliet.
More info

Saturday 18, 7 pm, day four of the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story) at the InterContinental Phnom Penh. Pre-concert talk at 6 pm.
More info

Sunday 19, 7 pm, day five of the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story) at the InterContinental Phnom Penh. Pre-concert talk at 6 pm.
More info

Sunday 19, 8 pm, Meta House hosts a performance by France-based Australian drummer and percussionist Will Guthrie.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info


Ongoing….


At Neverland Artspace, an art exhibition showcasing the daily ink drawings completed during Inktober Cambodia 2017, a month of celebration of illustrative art.
More info

At Meta House, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s. “In 1974, when he was living in Phnom Penh, he made a brief helicopter trip to the little town of Pailin near the Thai border. ”
More info

At For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders. “Deep in the forest beyond the waterfall, villages have long existed on the sacred mountains of Kulen. Their elders are the keepers of cultural heritage, traditional medicinal knowledge, and survivors of a long and difficult history.”
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, the latest in the Creative Generation series The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei.
More info

SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info
At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
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

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

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.

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 7 November, 2017

Greetings,

Thursday 9, from 6 pm at Meta House, a memorial event for the iconic White Building that has now been demolished. Students from the Liger Leadership Academy document the aftermath of the demolition through a short video documentary, a podcast, poetry, songs, a short story and visual art.
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Later on Thursday 9 at Meta House, Shooting Script, a creative collaboration between UK performance poet John Gartland, international DJs and musicians – a live show followed by DJ sets. From 9 pm.
More info

Friday 10 marks the commencement of the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story), a slightly different structure this year with performances over three weeks at the InterContinental Phnom Penh. A wide range of international performers and works, each introduced with a pre-concert talk. Tickets: $9 any time before the day of the concert, $12 on the concert day, $3 students and children.
More info

It’s a double workshop weekend at N o w h e r e Gallery – Self-Portrait Acrylic on Canvas on Saturday 11 at 1 pm and Rubber Stamp for Beginners on Sunday 12 at 1 pm. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
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…


Thursday 9, 6 pm at Meta House, a memorial event for the iconic White Building that has now been demolished, featuring work from students from the Liger Leadership Academy.
More info

Thursday 9, 9 pm at Meta House, Shooting Script, a creative collaboration between UK performance poet John Gartland, DJs and musicians.
More info

Friday 10, 7 pm, opening of the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story) at the InterContinental Phnom Penh. Pre-concert talk at 6 pm.
More info

Saturday 11, 1 pm at N o w h e r e Gallery, Self-Portrait Acrylic on Canvas workshop.  Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

Saturday 11, 7 pm, day two of the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story) at the InterContinental Phnom Penh. Pre-concert talk at 6 pm.
More info

Sunday 12, 1 pm at N o w h e r e Gallery, Rubber Stamp for Beginners workshop.
Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

Sunday 12, 7 pm, day three of the International Phnom Penh Music Festival, Pianomania (The Piano: A European success story) at the InterContinental Phnom Penh. Pre-concert talk at 6 pm.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh
festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info

 


Ongoing….


At Neverland Artspace, an art exhibition showcasing the daily ink drawings completed during Inktober Cambodia 2017, a month of celebration of illustrative art.
More info

At Meta House, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s. “In 1974, when he was living in Phnom Penh, he made a brief helicopter trip to the little town of Pailin near the Thai border. ”
More info

At For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders. “Deep in the forest beyond the waterfall, villages have long existed on the sacred mountains of Kulen. Their elders are the keepers of cultural heritage, traditional medicinal knowledge, and survivors of a long and difficult history.”
More info

At Meta House, a photographic exhibition by Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon of the Phnom Penh Post, Smoke on the water, documenting the Prek Toal bird sanctuary that suffered severe burning in recent years due to a climate change driven El Nino effect.
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, the latest in the Creative Generation series The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei.
More info

SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info

At Cloud, Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.   Runs until November 3.
More info

At Tini Café, (St 450, Tuol Tom Pong), A Small Part, paintings by Battambang artist Nov Cheanick.   Until November 3.
More info

Java Independence hosts Invisible Conversations, installation and images by Kong Vollak. “As an artist and a teacher, Vollaks artistic impulse often coincides with an educational tendency. […] Through a collaborative project Jorng Jam (2014 – 2015) Vollak took the opportunity to interview his own family, collect their stories and to develop a deeper understanding of their experiences through his artistic work. This led to two ongoing bodies of work, one with salvaged photographs and another with clay figures, that explore memory, loss and resilience.”
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, Ancient Legacy and an Uncertain World, architectural drawings by Chhum Limhay, part of Java’s Creative Generation series continues. The exhibition “explores imaginary cities of the future, inspired by real cities around the world and their historical legacies while employing science-fiction aesthetics. The formation of cities and urban culture is rooted in its ancient heritage which, as a result, affects the design of buildings, infrastructure and how people live in them.”
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

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

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.

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 31 October, 2017

Greetings,

Wednesday 1, from 6 pm, at Neverland Artspace, the culmination of Inktober Cambodia 2017 with an art exhibition showcasing the daily ink drawings completed during the month of celebration of illustrative art. The artworks are up for sale.
More info

The Kampot Readers and Writers Festival kicks off in Phnom Penh on Wednesday 1 from 6 pm with an opening event at Chinese House that will feature many of the visiting guests and locals taking part in the festival this year. The festival itself includes five days of readings, performances and other celebrations through the Water Festival long weekend – check the full calendar here.
More info

On Monday 6, 6 pm at Bophana Center, as part of the public programme of the When the River Reverses exhibition at Sa Sa Art Projects, the screening of In Time To Come, a film by Tan Pin Pin. Limited seating.
More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
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 1, 6 pm, at Neverland Artspace, the culmination of Inktober Cambodia 2017 with an art exhibition showcasing the ink drawings.
More info

Wednesday 1, 6 pm, at Chinese House, the Kampot Readers and Writers Festival kick off event in Phnom Penh – check the full calendar here.
More info

Monday 6, 6 pm, Bophana Center, as part of the public programme of the When the River Reverses exhibition at Sa Sa Art Projects, the screening of In Time To Come, a film by Tan Pin Pin.

More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info


Ongoing….


At Meta House, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s. “In 1974, when he was living in Phnom Penh, he made a brief helicopter trip to the little town of Pailin near the Thai border. ”
More info

At For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders. “Deep in the forest beyond the waterfall, villages have long existed on the sacred mountains of Kulen. Their elders are the keepers of cultural heritage, traditional medicinal knowledge, and survivors of a long and difficult history.”
More info

At Meta House, a photographic exhibition by Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon of the Phnom Penh Post, Smoke on the water, documenting the Prek Toal bird sanctuary that suffered severe burning in recent years due to a climate change driven El Nino effect.
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, the latest in the Creative Generation series The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei.
More info

SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info

At Cloud, Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.   Runs until November 3.
More info

At Tini Café, (St 450, Tuol Tom Pong), A Small Part, paintings by Battambang artist Nov Cheanick.   Until November 3.
More info

Java Independence hosts Invisible Conversations, installation and images by Kong Vollak. “As an artist and a teacher, Vollaks artistic impulse often coincides with an educational tendency. […] Through a collaborative project Jorng Jam (2014 – 2015) Vollak took the opportunity to interview his own family, collect their stories and to develop a deeper understanding of their experiences through his artistic work. This led to two ongoing bodies of work, one with salvaged photographs and another with clay figures, that explore memory, loss and resilience.”
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, Ancient Legacy and an Uncertain World, architectural drawings by Chhum Limhay, part of Java’s Creative Generation series continues. The exhibition “explores imaginary cities of the future, inspired by real cities around the world and their historical legacies while employing science-fiction aesthetics. The formation of cities and urban culture is rooted in its ancient heritage which, as a result, affects the design of buildings, infrastructure and how people live in them.”
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

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

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.
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 24 October, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 24, as part of the When the River Reverses exhibition on show at Sa Sa Art Projects, an art history forum entitled The Nature of the Historical: Forming Worlds in Southeast Asia, by Patrick D. Flores, a collaboration between Vetika Brovoat Selapak (Art History Forum) and Sa Sa Art Projects. In English with Khmer interpretation.  From 6 pm.
More info

Also tonight, Tuesday 24, at Bophana Center, a special screening of the concert video of the recent dance performance Phka Sla, written, directed and choreographed by Sophiline Cheam Shapiro and performed by Sophiline Arts Ensemble, with original music by Him Sophy.   6.30 pm, free admission.
More info

From Thursday 26Sunday 29, the Chaktomuk Short Film Festival presents 158 films in ten venues over four days for free. “Initiated by the Cambodian film collective Kon Khmer Koun Khmer in 2012, [this] is Cambodia’s largest short film festival. It has been a go-to launch pad for many independent filmmakers who went on to have great opportunities and careers in their own rights. Over the past five years, thousands of local and international filmmakers have submitted their short films to be screened in various cinemas and cultural venues across Phnom Penh. Venues include major cinemas, the French Institute, Meta House and Bophana Center.
More info

N o w h e r e Gallery offers a Rubber stamp for beginners workshop on Saturday 28, from 1 pm. Places limited, bookings essential. 
More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info

Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Neverland Artspace will be hosting events for Inktober in Phnom Penh, including weekly Drink and Draw, weekly Sketch Circle, and an exhibition that will open November 1. There is an open call for submissions for the exhibition – closing date 31 October. Check it all out at Inktober Cambodia.
More info

The Kampot Readers and Writers Festival has launched a Cambodian Emerging Writer’s Prize, with the chance to win a trip to Australia. Simply submit your entries to krwfestival@gmail.com before midday Oct 30. Open to Cambodian nationals aged between 13 and 25 for writing in Khmer or English.

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 24, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, an art history forum entitled The Nature of the Historical: Forming Worlds in Southeast Asia, by Patrick D. Flores. In English with Khmer interpretation.
More info

Tuesday 24, 6.30 pm at Bophana Center, a special screening of the concert video of the recent dance performance Phka Sla, written, directed and choreographed by Sophiline Cheam Shapiro and performed by Sophiline Arts Ensemble. Free admission.
More info

Wednesday 25, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Drink and Draw for Inktober
More info

Thursday 26, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Sketch Circle for Inktober
More info

Thursday 26Sunday 29, multiple times, multiple venues, the Chaktomuk Short Film Festival presents 158 films in ten venues over four days for free.
More info

Saturday 28, 1 pm, N o w h e r e Gallery offers a Rubber stamp for beginners workshop. Places limited, bookings essential. 
More info

Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, continues through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info


Ongoing….


At Meta House, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s. “In 1974, when he was living in Phnom Penh, he made a brief helicopter trip to the little town of Pailin near the Thai border. ”
More info

At For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders. “Deep in the forest beyond the waterfall, villages have long existed on the sacred mountains of Kulen. Their elders are the keepers of cultural heritage, traditional medicinal knowledge, and survivors of a long and difficult history.”
More info

At Meta House, a photographic exhibition by Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon of the Phnom Penh Post, Smoke on the water, documenting the Prek Toal bird sanctuary that suffered severe burning in recent years due to a climate change driven El Nino effect.
More info 

At Java Tuol Kork, the latest in the Creative Generation series The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei.
More info

SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info

At Cloud, Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.   Runs until November 3.
More info

At Tini Café, (St 450, Tuol Tom Pong), A Small Part, paintings by Battambang artist Nov Cheanick.   Until November 3.
More info

Java Independence hosts Invisible Conversations, installation and images by Kong Vollak. “As an artist and a teacher, Vollaks artistic impulse often coincides with an educational tendency. […] Through a collaborative project Jorng Jam (2014 – 2015) Vollak took the opportunity to interview his own family, collect their stories and to develop a deeper understanding of their experiences through his artistic work. This led to two ongoing bodies of work, one with salvaged photographs and another with clay figures, that explore memory, loss and resilience.”
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, Ancient Legacy and an Uncertain World, architectural drawings by Chhum Limhay, part of Java’s Creative Generation series continues. The exhibition “explores imaginary cities of the future, inspired by real cities around the world and their historical legacies while employing science-fiction aesthetics. The formation of cities and urban culture is rooted in its ancient heritage which, as a result, affects the design of buildings, infrastructure and how people live in them.”
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

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

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.

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 17 October, 2017

Greetings,

Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Neverland Artspace will be hosting events for Inktober in Phnom Penh, including weekly Drink and Draw, weekly Sketch Circle, and an exhibition that will open November 1. There is an open call for submissions for the exhibition – closing date 31 October. Check it all out at Inktober Cambodia.

More info
Tonight, Tuesday 17, at Meta House from 6 pm, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s. “In 1974, when he was living in Phnom Penh, he made a brief helicopter trip to the little town of Pailin near the Thai border. He was astonished to find hundreds of people searching for gems. It was a far cry from the war zone. He only had one film for his camera, but managed to capture some of the excitement and drama in these black-and-white photographs.”
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Also tonight, Tuesday 17, at Neverland Artspace, an arts talk by independent arts manager Meta Moeng, founder of arts space Kon Len Khnhom, which is dedicated to connections in arts community and operating the Contemporary Art Space Tour (CAST), building new audiences and fostering networks among artists and the arts community. Entrance is free but seats are limited. 7 pm – 8 pm.

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Wednesday 18, at For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders. “Deep in the forest beyond the waterfall, villages have long existed on the sacred mountains of Kulen. Their elders are the keepers of cultural heritage, traditional medicinal knowledge, and survivors of a long and difficult history.”  6 pm – 8 pm.
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At The Plantation, on Wednesday 18, from 7.30 pm, is the monthly meeting of the Literati Society of Phnom Penh, a gathering for writers and readers with guest speakers – new performers are encouraged to attend and contribute.
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This coming weekend, Friday 20 to Sunday 22, the first Khmer Literature Festival will be held in Siem Reap, including literary panel talks, writing workshops, a mini book fair, book launches, performances, and film screenings.
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Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, kicks off at the French Institute on Saturday 21, continuing through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
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N o w h e r e Gallery offers a Multicolour Monoprint workshop on Saturday 21, from 3pm. Places limited, bookings essential. 
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The Kampot Readers and Writers Festival has launched a Cambodian Emerging Writer’s Prize, with the chance to win a trip to Australia. Simply submit your entries to krwfestival@gmail.com before midday Oct 30. Open to Cambodian nationals aged between 13 and 25 for writing in Khmer or English.

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 17, 6 pm at Meta House, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s.
More info

Tuesday 17, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace, an arts talk by independent arts manager Meta Moeng, founder of arts space Kon Len Khnhom, which is dedicated to connections in arts community and operating the Contemporary Art Space Tour (CAST). Entrance is free but seats are limited.
More info

Wednesday 18, 6 pm, at For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders.
More info

Wednesday 18, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Drink and Draw for Inktober
More info

Wednesday 18, 7.30 pm, at The Plantation, the monthly meeting of the Literati Society of Phnom Penh, a gathering for writers and readers with guest speakers.
More info

Thursday 19, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Sketch Circle for Inktober
More info

Friday 20 to Sunday 22, the first Khmer Literature Festival will be held in Siem Reap, including literary panel talks, writing workshops, a mini book fair, book launches, performances, and film screenings.
More info

Saturday 21 at the French Institute, Photo Phnom Penh festival, one of South East Asia’s major international photographic events, kicks off, continuing through the month to November 21.   A packed calendar of exhibitions, workshops and more.
More info

Saturday 21, 3 pm, N o w h e r e Gallery offers a Multicolour Monoprint workshop. Places limited, bookings essential. 
More info


Ongoing….


At Meta House, a photographic exhibition by Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon of the Phnom Penh Post, Smoke on the water, documenting the Prek Toal bird sanctuary that suffered severe burning in recent years due to a climate change driven El Nino effect.
More info 

At Java Tuol Kork, the latest in the Creative Generation series The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei.
More info

SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info

At Cloud, Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.   Runs until November 3.
More info

At Tini Café, (St 450, Tuol Tom Pong), A Small Part, paintings by Battambang artist Nov Cheanick.   Until November 3.
More info

Java Independence hosts Invisible Conversations, installation and images by Kong Vollak. “As an artist and a teacher, Vollaks artistic impulse often coincides with an educational tendency. […] Through a collaborative project Jorng Jam (2014 – 2015) Vollak took the opportunity to interview his own family, collect their stories and to develop a deeper understanding of their experiences through his artistic work. This led to two ongoing bodies of work, one with salvaged photographs and another with clay figures, that explore memory, loss and resilience.”
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, Ancient Legacy and an Uncertain World, architectural drawings by Chhum Limhay, part of Java’s Creative Generation series continues. The exhibition “explores imaginary cities of the future, inspired by real cities around the world and their historical legacies while employing science-fiction aesthetics. The formation of cities and urban culture is rooted in its ancient heritage which, as a result, affects the design of buildings, infrastructure and how people live in them.”
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

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

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.
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 10 October, 2017

Greetings,

Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Neverland Artspace will be hosting events for Inktober in Phnom Penh, including weekly Drink and Draw, weekly Sketch Circle, and an exhibition that will open November 1. There is an open call for submissions for the exhibition – closing date 31 October. Check it all out at Inktober Cambodia.
More info

Wednesday 11, as part of the Sa Sa Art Projects mixed media ecology-themed exhibition When the River Reverses, a panel discussion by the contributing artists, Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, moderated by Vuth Lyno. Khmer and English language event. From 6 pm.
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Thursday 12, 7.30 pm, the monthly Comedy in Cambodia stand up night will be held at Roots & Burgers, St 454.
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At Meta House on Friday 13, 6 pm, a photographic exhibition by Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon of the Phnom Penh Post, Smoke on the water, documenting the Prek Toal bird sanctuary that suffered severe burning in recent years due to a climate change driven El Nino effect.
More info 

On Friday 13, the latest in the Creative Generation series at Java Tuol Kork, The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei. “There were these bizarre geometrical characters walking around. I thought it was crazy yet the image was so vivid that it became an inspiration that hit me like a bee sting. I then created those artworks but dare not to show anyone since they are just blocks of colors, geometrical shapes and lines. The subjects were based entirely on what and who matters in my life so I thought that this work is meaningless; at least not to the world.” From 6.30 pm.
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Cloud’s regular poetry/spoken word event, A Nook for Rhyme Crooks, returns on Saturday 14 with special guest poet Scott Bywater and a wide variety of performers – open to all who would like to contribute.
More info

The Kampot Readers and Writers Festival has launched a Cambodian Emerging Writer’s Prize, with the chance to win a trip to Australia. Simply submit your entries to krwfestival@gmail.com before midday Oct 30. Open to Cambodian nationals aged between 13 and 25 for writing in Khmer or English.

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 11, 6 pm, at Sa Sa Art Projects, a panel discussion by the artists contributing to their current exhibition When the river reverses,. Khmer and English language event.
More info

Thursday 12, 7.30 pm, at Roots & Burgers, the monthly Comedy in Cambodia stand up night.
More info

Wednesday 11, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Drink and Draw for Inktober
More info

Thursday 12, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Sketch Circle for Inktober
More info

Friday 13, 6 pm, at Meta House, a photographic exhibition by Alessandro Marazzi Sassoon of the Phnom Penh Post, Smoke on the water.
More info 

Friday 13, 6.30 pm at Java Tuol Kork, The Blocks, an exhibition of paintings by recent Zaman University digital arts and design graduate Sun Lymei.
More info

Saturday 14, 6 pm at Cloud, A Nook for Rhyme Crooks with special guest poet Scott Bywater and a wide variety of performers.
More info


Ongoing….


SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info

At Cloud, Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.   Runs until November 3.
More info

At Tini Café, (St 450, Tuol Tom Pong), A Small Part, paintings by Battambang artist Nov Cheanick.   Until November 3.
More info

At Meta House, the photographic exhibition Kingdom’s Edge by British photojournalist Richard Humphries, documenting his eight year in Thailand’s deep south region.
More info

Java Independence hosts Invisible Conversations, installation and images by Kong Vollak. “As an artist and a teacher, Vollaks artistic impulse often coincides with an educational tendency. […] Through a collaborative project Jorng Jam (2014 – 2015) Vollak took the opportunity to interview his own family, collect their stories and to develop a deeper understanding of their experiences through his artistic work. This led to two ongoing bodies of work, one with salvaged photographs and another with clay figures, that explore memory, loss and resilience.”
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

The French Institute presents a video exhibition, Je regarde le soleil (I look at the sun) by Ange Leccia. “From the sea to female faces and explosions of light, the videos of Ange Leccia offer a magma of sensations in motion. Incandescent remembrances, the images testify to a lived experience where memories conflate with dreams…”
More info

At The Plantation, Speak Your Green, an interactive installation challenging Phnom Penh’s environmental habits, “a great opportunity for Phnom Penh to experience public art, get to know more about the current environmental issues and show environmental awareness and support.”
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, Ancient Legacy and an Uncertain World, architectural drawings by Chhum Limhay, part of Java’s Creative Generation series continues. The exhibition “explores imaginary cities of the future, inspired by real cities around the world and their historical legacies while employing science-fiction aesthetics. The formation of cities and urban culture is rooted in its ancient heritage which, as a result, affects the design of buildings, infrastructure and how people live in them.”
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

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

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.

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 3 October, 2017

Greetings,

Every October, artists all over the world take on the Inktober drawing challenge by doing one ink drawing a day the entire month. Neverland Artspace will be hosting events for Inktober in Phnom Penh, including weekly Drink and Draw, weekly Sketch Circle, and an exhibition that will open November 1. There is an open call for submissions for the exhibition – closing date 31 October. Check it all out at Inktober Cambodia.
More info

Tonight, Tuesday 3, SaSaBassac presents the opening of two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  6 pm start.
More info

On Thursday 5, from 6 pm, Vetika Brovoat Selapak (Art History Forum) presents an art talk, Architecture and Ways of Living in Villa Houses and the Urban Development of Phnom Penh During the 1960s by Loeung Sakona. The lecture will focus on “villa houses in the Boeung Keng Kang I neighborhood, an area which has the more examples of this kind of modern architecture than any other district in Phnom Penh.” Note this event is in Khmer only.
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Thursday 5 through to Saturday 7, The Phnom Penh Players present Life, Love and Other Illnesses, a series of four absurdist one act plays, by Edward Albee, Eugene Ionescu, Therese Rebeck and Harry Kondoleon, at the International Institute of the Arts in Phnom Penh, St 51.
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Friday 6, at Cloud, the opening of Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.   From 9 pm, runs until November 3.
More info

N o w h e r e Gallery offers a Self Portrait Acrylic on Canvas workshop on Saturday 7, from 1.30 pm. Places limited, bookings essential.
More info

On Sunday 8 at 8 pm at Meta House, the Classical Music Concert Series 2017 continues with The Young Gustav Mahler, with the Sutera Ensemble (Kuala Lumpur / Piano Quartet) featuring Loo Bang Hean (piano), Angel Lee (violin), Andrew Filmer (viola), and Jonathan Oh (cello) performing works by Mozart, Mahler and Dvorak. $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 3, 6 pm, SaSaBassac presents the opening of two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.
More info

Wednesday 4, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Drink and Draw for Inktober
More info

Thursday 5, from 6 pm, Vetika Brovoat Selapak (Art History Forum) presents an art talk, Architecture and Ways of Living in Villa Houses and the Urban Development of Phnom Penh During the 1960s by Loeung Sakona. In Khmer only.
More info

Thursday 5, 7 pm, at Neverland Artspace Sketch Circle for Inktober
More info

Thursday 5, Friday 6, Saturday 7, 7.30 pm, The Phnom Penh Players present Life, Love and Other Illnesses, a series of four absurdist one act plays at the International Institute of the Arts in Phnom Penh, St 51.
More info

Friday 6, 9 pm, at Cloud, the opening of Phnom Penh 69, an exhibition of paintings by Bruno Levy, recalling the city in its heyday at the end of the sixties.
More info

Saturday 7, 1.30 pm, N o w h e r e Gallery offers a Self Portrait Acrylic on Canvas workshop.
More info

Sunday 8, 8 pm, at Meta House, the Classical Music Concert Series 2017 continues with The Young Gustav Mahler, with the Sutera Ensemble (Kuala Lumpur / Piano Quartet).
More info

 


Ongoing….


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

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

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 Tini Café, (St 450, Tuol Tom Pong), A Small Part, paintings by Battambang artist Nov Cheanick.   Until November 3.
More info

At Meta House, the photographic exhibition Kingdom’s Edge by British photojournalist Richard Humphries, documenting his eight year in Thailand’s deep south region.
More info

Java Independence hosts Invisible Conversations, installation and images by Kong Vollak. “As an artist and a teacher, Vollaks artistic impulse often coincides with an educational tendency. […] Through a collaborative project Jorng Jam (2014 – 2015) Vollak took the opportunity to interview his own family, collect their stories and to develop a deeper understanding of their experiences through his artistic work. This led to two ongoing bodies of work, one with salvaged photographs and another with clay figures, that explore memory, loss and resilience.”
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

The French Institute presents a video exhibition, Je regarde le soleil (I look at the sun) by Ange Leccia. “From the sea to female faces and explosions of light, the videos of Ange Leccia offer a magma of sensations in motion. Incandescent remembrances, the images testify to a lived experience where memories conflate with dreams…”
More info

At the French Institute, Carte Blanche, a new exhibition by the students of the Institute’s photography workshop, Studio Images. Until October 6.
More info

At The Plantation, Speak Your Green, an interactive installation challenging Phnom Penh’s environmental habits, “a great opportunity for Phnom Penh to experience public art, get to know more about the current environmental issues and show environmental awareness and support.”
More info

At Java Tuol Kork, Ancient Legacy and an Uncertain World, architectural drawings by Chhum Limhay, part of Java’s Creative Generation series continues. The exhibition “explores imaginary cities of the future, inspired by real cities around the world and their historical legacies while employing science-fiction aesthetics. The formation of cities and urban culture is rooted in its ancient heritage which, as a result, affects the design of buildings, infrastructure and how people live in them.”
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

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