Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 23 August, 2016

Greetings,

We missed the opening last week, but for a few weeks WaterLily (#37, St 240, next toThe Shop) is hosting an exhibition of abstract paintings by Christine GauthierEncre & Sre Ambel.
More info

Seed Dance Management is looking for young, dynamic female dancers to join their performance team to tour and perform around Asia. Auditions will be held Saturday 27, 3 pm – 5 pm.
More info

On Sunday 21 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork and the White Building in Bassac. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

On Sunday 28 at Lotus Centre, Takhmau, improvisation community Common Sole is holding a contact improvisation basics class, coordinated by Caroline Rowland, a UK based inclusive dance artist, with jam to follow. 3 pm – 5 pm. Transport to and from Phnom Penh available.
More info

On Sunday 28, Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7 pm. Two hours with a life model for $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…


 

Saturday 27, 3 pm – 5 pm, auditions for dancers for Seed Dance Management.
More info

Sunday 21, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork and the White Building in Bassac. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 28, 3 pm – 5 pm, at Lotus Centre, Takhmau, improvisation community Common Sole is holding a contact improvisation basics class and jam. Transport to and from Phnom Penh available.
More info

Sunday 28, 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box. Two hours with a life model for $3.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, August 28.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

WaterLily (#37, St 240, next to The Shop) is hosting an exhibition of abstract paintings by Christine GauthierEncre & Sre Ambel.
More info

Meta House presents an exhibition by Cambodian painter Chhim Sothy, YEAR 41, a reflection on his survival of the Khmer Rouge years and subsequent efforts to overcome trauma and contribute to the on-going reconciliation process in Cambodia.
More info

SA SA BASSAC (#18 E2 Sothearos Blvd, near Wat Ounalom) presents Singapore Art Archive Project: Koh Nguang How and Shui Tit Sing, with curators Vera Mey and Mélanie Mermod, “which positions Cambodia and the archive of Shui Tit Sing of the Ten Men Art Group as a focal point to unfold the multidirectionality of modern artistic movements in the region we have come to know as Southeast Asia.”
More info

Java Independence hosts Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude, continuing the artist’s use of the nude, here using self portraiture to create a “collage-like texture and surface”. The show runs until 30 September.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 16 August, 2016

Greetings,

On Thursday 18 at 7 pm, Meta House presents two short films on the subject of the New Khmer Architecture movement of the 1950s and 1960s: The Building (2011, 30 min) by Alnoor Dewshi and Concrete Visions (2008, 16 min) by Nico Mesterharm.
More info

On Thursday 18 Design Kompany hosts Rooftop Philosophy in Phnom Penh, a guided conversation and chance to meet to talk about things that aren’t boring. RSVP required. Participation fee: $10. Full details by contacting Design Kompany here.
More info

The monthly Cloud street party will be held on Friday 19 from 7 pm. This event, a celebration of Cambodian hip hop culture, includes live painting, screening, rap concert and DJ set.
More info

On Sunday 21 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Four Religions of Phnom Penh. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

On Sunday 21 at 7 pm, as part of the Cambodian War Widows Project, Meta House hosts a special theatre presentation by Matilde Nuñez Galleguillos (Chile) and Hugo Fonfon (France), which was recently premiered in Battambang. L’instant d’un rêve follows one night in the life of a Khmer Rouge widow. “A mix of circus, theatre, music and dance illustrates the reunion of two people from different worlds, who are connected by loneliness and anger.” Entry $2.
More info

On Monday 22Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Extra drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
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 18, 7PM, at Meta House, two short films on the subject of the New Khmer Architecture movement of the 1950s and 1960s.
More info

Thursday 18 Design Kompany hosts Rooftop Philosophy in Phnom Penh, a guided conversation. RSVP required. Participation fee: $10. Contact Design Kompany here.
More info

Friday 19, from 7 pm, Cloud street party celebrating Cambodian hip hop culture, includes live painting, screening, rap concert and DJ set.
More info

Sunday 21, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Four Religions of Phnom Penh. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 21, 7 pm at Meta House, as part of the Cambodian War Widows Project, a special theatre presentation, L’instant d’un rêve follows one night in the life of a Khmer Rouge widow. Entry $2.
More info

Monday 22, 7.30 pm, Drink and Draw at Cloud. Two hours with a life model for $3. Extra drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.

More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, August 28.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House presents an exhibition by Cambodian painter Chhim Sothy, YEAR 41, a reflection on his survival of the Khmer Rouge years and subsequent efforts to overcome trauma and contribute to the on-going reconciliation process in Cambodia.
More info

SA SA BASSAC (#18 E2 Sothearos Blvd, near Wat Ounalom) presents Singapore Art Archive Project: Koh Nguang How and Shui Tit Sing, with curators Vera Mey and Mélanie Mermod, “which positions Cambodia and the archive of Shui Tit Sing of the Ten Men Art Group as a focal point to unfold the multidirectionality of modern artistic movements in the region we have come to know as Southeast Asia.”
More info

Java Independence hosts Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude, continuing the artist’s use of the nude, here using self portraiture to create a “collage-like texture and surface”. The show runs until 30 September.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
More info

The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
More info

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

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

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

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

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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

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

Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 9 August 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 9, 7 pm at microgallery N o w h e r e (St 312) there will be an artist’s talk by Lomorpich Rithy, aka YoKi Cöcö, independent filmmaker, director/founder of Plerng Kob, a collaborative arts community, and a highly active participant in the arts in Cambodia, about her artistic journey and the future of the arts in this country. Seating limited – $3 per person, with proceeds to Sovannaphum Arts Association.
More info

On Wednesday 10 from 6 pm, Meta House presents a new exhibition by Cambodian painter Chhim Sothy, YEAR 41, a reflection on his survival of the Khmer Rouge years and subsequent efforts to overcome trauma and contribute to the on-going reconciliation process in Cambodia.
More info

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On Wednesday 10, ARTillery Café’s evening workshop series Easels in the Alley will be presented by Kosal Khiev.   Spaces limited – $35 a head includes all materials, tapas and a glass of wine. 7 pm start.
More info

At Sa Sa Bassac (#18 E2 Sothearos Blvd, near Wat Ounalom) on Thursday 11, from 6 pm, a lecture by Vera May entitled The Apsara as the Symbol of the Region: Shui Tit Sing and the Ten Men Art Group in Cambodia. Shui Tit Sing was a member of the Ten Men Art Group, a group of Chinese artists based in Singapore in the 1960s and 1970s, who visited Cambodia in 1963. The lecture is part of an on-going exhibition, Singapore Art Archive Project. Khmer language event with English interpretation.
More info

On Friday 12 from 6 pm, Cloud (St 9) presents MONSTA MASH, a pop up show from first year students of the professional design program at LIMKOKWING University. “Working with broken and discarded toys & figures appropriated in local thrift stores, students will present their reconstructed creations in the form of spray painted stencils, illustrations and photos; alongside the original toys themselves.” Runs until Saturday night.
More info

On Saturday 13 at 10 am, Meta House presents a performance of The Courageous Turtle, the educational theatre project to enhance knowledge and awareness of the Khmer Rouge years in Cambodian classrooms. In Khmer with English subtitles. Free entrance, but limited seating: please register via mesterharm [@] gmx.net.
More info

On Sunday 14 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by Cyclo. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

Also on Sunday 14N o w h e r e (St 312) offers two workshops (rubber stamps for beginners and brush lettering for beginners) and an artist talk. At 11 am Syahrulfikri Salleh presents Quit Your Job, Travel the World & Make Art.  Workshops follow at 12.30 pm – 3 pm and 4 pm – 7 pm.
More info

Also on Sunday 14Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. BYO materials.
More info

And finally on Sunday 14 at 8 pm, the Classical Music Concert Series at Meta House presents Schubertiade: Art-songs and piano works by Franz Schubert and poetry readings of the Weimar Classic and German Romanticism, featuring lyric baritone Ong Wei Shen Keane, pianist Serene Koh, and students from the Goethe Language School. $10/$3. Reservation and additional information: 077 787038 / 016 985828
More info

This month Design Kompany hosts Rooftop Philosophy in Phnom Penh, a guided conversation and chance to meet to talk about things that aren’t boring. RSVP required. Participation fee: $10. Full details by contacting Design Kompany here.

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 9, 7 pm at N o w h e r e (St 312) an artist’s talk by Lomorpich Rithy, aka YoKi Cöcö, independent filmmaker, director/founder of Plerng Kob, a collaborative arts community. Seating limited – $3 per person.
More info

Wednesday 10, 6 pm, Meta House presents a new exhibition by Cambodian painter Chhim Sothy, YEAR 41, a reflection on his survival of the Khmer Rouge years.
More info

Wednesday 10, 7 pm at ARTillery Café, evening art workshop Easels in the Alley will be presented by Kosal Khiev.   Spaces limited.
More info

Thursday 11, 6 pm at Sa Sa Bassac (#18 E2 Sothearos Blvd, near Wat Ounalom), a lecture by Vera May entitled The Apsara as the Symbol of the Region: Shui Tit Sing and the Ten Men Art Group in Cambodia. Khmer language event with English interpretation.
More info

Friday 12, 6 pm, Cloud (St 9) presents MONSTA MASH, a pop up show from first year students of the professional design program at LIMKOKWING University.
More info

Saturday 13, 10 am, Meta House presents a performance of The Courageous Turtle, the educational theatre project to enhance knowledge and awareness of the Khmer Rouge years in Cambodian classrooms. Limited seating: please register via mesterharm [@] gmx.net.
More info

Sunday 14, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by Cyclo. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 14, 11 am at N o w h e r e (St 312), an artist talk by Syahrulfikri Salleh: Quit Your Job, Travel the World & Make Art.
More info

Sunday 14, 12.30 pm – 3 pm, N o w h e r e (St 312) offers a workshop on rubber stamps for beginners.
More info

Sunday 14, 4 pm – 7 pm, N o w h e r e (St 312) a workshop on brush lettering for beginners.
More info

Sunday 14Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. BYO materials.
More info

Sunday 14, 8 pm, the Classical Music Concert Series at Meta House presents Schubertiade: art-songs and piano works by Franz Schubert and German poetry readings. $10/$3. Reservation and additional information: 077 787038 / 016 985828
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, August 14.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

SA SA BASSAC (#18 E2 Sothearos Blvd, near Wat Ounalom) presents Singapore Art Archive Project: Koh Nguang How and Shui Tit Sing, with curators Vera Mey and Mélanie Mermod, “which positions Cambodia and the archive of Shui Tit Sing of the Ten Men Art Group as a focal point to unfold the multidirectionality of modern artistic movements in the region we have come to know as Southeast Asia.”
More info

Java Independence hosts Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude, continuing the artist’s use of the nude, here using self portraiture to create a “collage-like texture and surface”. The show runs until 30 September.
More info

Meta House presents Upcycling, a photographic exhibition by French filmmaker and activist Julien Thomas, who leads ecological projects for school children in Cambodia and Vietnam.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
More info

The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
More info

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

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

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

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

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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

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

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 2 August, 2016

Greetings,

On Wednesday 3 at 7 pm at Meta House, a Frida Kahlo finissage film night to mark the conclusion of the Frida and Diego photographic exhibition, to include The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo and Frida Still Life.
More info

On Friday 5 Meta House hosts the opening of an exhibition by senior design students from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, P10 SWITCHED ON, in which ten students interpret power through design. The show opens at 5 pm on Friday and will run through the weekend to Sunday 7.
More info

This weekend N o w h e r e (St 312) offers two workshops. On Saturday 6 from 12 noon, a five hour introduction to block printing on fabric and on Sunday 7 from 1 pm to 5 pm self portrait acrylic on canvas. Spaces strictly limited, get in quick.
More info

On Saturday 6 at Cloud, visiting poet and performer Cat Brogan is hosting a two hour creative writing workshop. Cat has 4 years of experience working as a poet in schools on London and has been running poetry workshops for over 8 years. Suggested donation $3. 5 pm – 7 pm.
More info

On Sunday 7 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents
Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

On Sunday 7 at 6 pm, poet Cat Brogan will be performing live at the opening of The L Bar, a new establishment opening at Boeng Kak (the Lakeside), along with some tunes from singer Charlotte Chadwick.
More info

On Monday 8Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class at 7 pm for an extra $1.
More info

Next week, on Wednesday 10, ARTillery Café’s evening workshop series Easels in the Alley will be presented by Kosal Khiev.   Spaces limited – special early bird price of $28 if you sign up by Sunday 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…


Wednesday 3 at 7 pm at Meta House, a Frida Kahlo finissage film night to mark the conclusion of the Frida and Diego photographic exhibition.
More info

Friday 5 from 5 pm at Meta House, P10 SWITCHED ON, an exhibition by senior design students from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. Runs through the weekend to Sunday 7.
More info

Saturday 6 from 12 noon, a five hour workshop block printing on fabric at N o w h e r e (St 312) . Spaces strictly limited.
More info

Saturday 6 from 5 pm at Cloud, visiting poet and performer Cat Brogan hosts a two hour creative writing workshop. Suggested donation $3.
More info

Sunday 7 from 1 pm to 5 pm, self portrait acrylic on canvas workshop at N o w h e r e (St 312). Spaces strictly limited.
More info

Sunday 7 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents
Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 7 at 6 pm, poet Cat Brogan will be performing live at the opening of The L Bar, a new establishment opening at Boeng Kak (the Lakeside).
More info

Monday 8Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class at 7 pm for an extra $1.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, August 14.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Java Independence hosts Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude, continuing the artist’s use of the nude, here using self portraiture to create a “collage-like texture and surface”. The show runs until 30 September.
More info

Meta House presents Upcycling, a photographic exhibition by French filmmaker and activist Julien Thomas, who leads ecological projects for school children in Cambodia and Vietnam.
More info

Meta House presents a photographic exhibition, Frida And Diego: Complicities, a collection of portraits of 20th century artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by both anonymous and well known photographers.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
More info

The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
More info

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

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

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

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

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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

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

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 26 July, 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 26, at 7 pm, Meta House presents the premiere screening of Hourt Ravy’s The Last Forest, about efforts to conserve the forests of Prey Lang, the largest primary lowland dry evergreen forest remaining in Indochina. The director will host a Q&A.
More info

On Wednesday 27 at 6:30 pm, the opening of Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude at Java Independence, continuing the artist’s use of the nude, here using self portraiture to create a “collage-like texture and surface”. “My work is unlike [a] mathematical algorithm, it’s not about two by two equals four, it’s about multiplicity, allowing and challenging the viewer to engage in the dialogue, and a larger debate – in other words they are subject to free interpretation or elucidation.” The show runs until 30 September.
More info

On Thursday 28 at Meta House, as part of their monthly Green Night, this month focusing on Plastic Free July, presents Upcycling, a photographic exhibition by French filmmaker and activist Julien Thomas, who leads ecological projects for school children in Cambodia and Vietnam. Along with the exhibition will be a 20 minute video and talks by teachers involved in the projects. From 5 pm.
More info

On Friday 29, Sa Sa Art Projects presents an artist talk and open studio with Pisaot artists in residence, Heak Pheary and Tes Vannorng, in Khmer with English translation. Open studio includes their work along with that of Nge Lay. Talks from 5.30 pm.
More info

On Sunday 31 from 6 – 8 pm, Scholar Library and Writing Alliance, in cooperation with Slabpaka Kon Khmer, is holding a writers’ evening. Featured writers will speak, and there will be an open mic for those wishing to share, and a chance for writers and book lovers to meet and network.   To register: goo.gl/0OKTYB. Scholar Library is located at #35B E2 St 298 (above Diamond Elephant Travel, near Olympic Market).
More info

On Sunday 31, Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

Finally on Sunday 31, at 8 pm, Meta House and the Goethe Institute hosts a special concert in the Classical Music Concert Series, Don’t be afraid of … Janacek!, in which Mathias Bogner (violin) and Loo Bang Hean (piano) introduce and perform Leoš Janáček’s violin sonata. $10/$3. Reservations and additional information: 077 787038 / 016 985828
More info

A new crowdfunding campaign has been launched at Generosity for Siem Reap contemporary dance troupe New Cambodian Artists to finance a project with dance artist Ellen Steinmuller.   Check it out here.

Planning has commenced for the 2016 Kampot Writers & Readers Festival, to be held on the first weekend of November, and the organisers are calling for people to assist. “Last year’s inaugural event was made especially successful through the efforts of an incredible team of contributors – not least KWRF sponsors and our dedicated team of festival volunteers.” Contact julienpoulson [ @ ] hotmail.com. More info here and here.

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 26, at 7 pm, Meta House presents the premiere screening of Hourt Ravy’s The Last Forest, with Q&A.
More info

Wednesday 27 at 6:30 pm, the opening of Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude at
Java Independence, continuing the artist’s use of the nude. Until 30 September.
More info

Thursday 28 from 5 pm at Meta House, as part of their monthly Green Night, presents Upcycling, a photographic exhibition by French filmmaker and activist Julien Thomas, also a 20 minute video and talks by teachers involved in the projects.
More info

Friday 29 from 5.30 pm, Sa Sa Art Projects presents an artist talk and open studio with Pisaot artists in residence, Heak Pheary and Tes Vannorng, and Nge Lay.
More info

Sunday 31 from 6 – 8 pm, Scholar Library and Writing Alliance, in cooperation with Slabpaka Kon Khmer, is holding a writers’ evening. To register: goo.gl/0OKTYB.
More info

On Sunday 31 at 7.30 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box. Two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

Sunday 31, at 8 pm, Meta House and the Goethe Institute hosts a special concert in the Classical Music Concert Series, Don’t be afraid of … Janacek! Reservations and additional information: 077 787038 / 016 985828
More info

 


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, July 31.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House presents a photographic exhibition, Frida And Diego: Complicities, a collection of portraits of 20th century artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by both anonymous and well known photographers.
More info

Bophana Center is hosting Between Tradition and Modernity, an exhibition by photographer Mélina MacDonald, a French student with Khmer family connections. “The country is going through a transitory period, caught between tradition and modernity. One just needs to take a walk through the capital city to see this illustrated. My project is to show these two worlds living side by side.” Runs until 1 August.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
More info

The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
More info

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

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

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

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

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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

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

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 19 July, 2016

Greetings,

Starting today, Tuesday 19, in Battambang, and running through to Sunday 24, the Battambang Digital Arts Festival at the Zan-A-Key Artspace will feature a wide range of activities and participants (artist-o-nauts) – indeed, the call for proposals and ideas from artists and researchers stays open until the end of the festival.
More info
Even more info

On Wednesday 20 at Meta House, human rights activist Chea Vannath launches her autobiography A Cambodian Survivor’s Odyssey, “a fascinating account of her survival of the Khmer Rouge regime and Cambodia’s subsequent emergence from decades of turmoil.”
More info

On Saturday 23N o w h e r e (St 312) hosts an Adobe Illustrator/vector painting workshop by Syahrulfikri Salleh. 1 pm to 5 pm, $40. 20% discount for under 21s.
More info

Also on Saturday 23, Cloud presents a special spoken word night, featuring a wide range of local poets and writers, including Kosal Khiev, Nathan Thompson, and visiting poet Cat Brogan.
More info

On Sunday 24, Khmer Architecture Tours presents New Khmer Architecture of the 1960s, from 2.30 pm. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

On Monday 24Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class at 7 pm.
More info

Planning has commenced for the 2016 Kampot Writers & Readers Festival, to be held on the first weekend of November, and the organisers are calling for people to assist. “Last year’s inaugural event was made especially successful through the efforts of an incredible team of contributors – not least KWRF sponsors and our dedicated team of festival volunteers.” Contact julienpoulson [ @ ] hotmail.com. More info here and here.

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 19 to Sunday 24, the Battambang Digital Arts Festival at the Zan-A-Key Artspace featuring a wide range of activities and participants.
More info
Even more info

Wednesday 20, 7 pm at Meta House, human rights activist Chea Vannath launches her autobiography A Cambodian Survivor’s Odyssey.
More info

Saturday 23, 1 – 5 pm at N o w h e r e (St 312) an Adobe Illustrator/vector painting workshop, $40. 20% discount for under 21s.
More info

Saturday 23 from 8.30 pm, Cloud presents a special spoken word night, featuring a wide range of local poets and writers.
More info

On Sunday 24, Khmer Architecture Tours presents New Khmer Architecture of the 1960s, from 2.30 pm. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

On Monday 24Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class from 7 pm.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, July 31.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House presents a photographic exhibition, Frida And Diego: Complicities, a collection of portraits of 20th century artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by both anonymous and well known photographers.
More info

Bophana Center is hosting Between Tradition and Modernity, an exhibition by photographer Mélina MacDonald, a French student with Khmer family connections. “The country is going through a transitory period, caught between tradition and modernity. One just needs to take a walk through the capital city to see this illustrated. My project is to show these two worlds living side by side.” Runs until 1 August.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
More info

The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
More info

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

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

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

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

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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

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

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 12 July, 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 12 at 7 pm at N o w h e r e (St 312) presents an art talk by Japanese artist Hidetaka Nakamura – you can check out some of his video projection mapping here. Entrance is free but seats are limited.
More info

On Wednesday 13 at 7 pm, Phnom Penh based poet and songwriter Scott Bywater launches his latest volume of poetry, in voluntary exile, at The 19 Bar and Lounge (St 19, corner of St 19z, upstairs) with a reading and later an open mic for poetry/spoken word.
More info

On Thursday 14 at 7 pm at Meta House, director Linda Aïnouche presents her documentary Dreadlocks Story, on the history of Rastas and Rastafari culture, with Q&A to follow.
More info

On Friday 15, from 7 pm, Jules Bar (on the site of the former Simone Bistro) at Boeng Kak hosts an artist reception for photographer R. Scott Davis’ recent exhibition Into the Disintegrating Luminous, images from the Tonle Sap.
More info

On Saturday 16, N o w h e r e (St 312) hosts a painting workshop by Syahrulfikri Salleh: self-portrait acrylic on canvas. 1 pm to 5 pm, $40.
More info

On Sunday 17, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building, from 8.30 am. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

The Histories of the Future exhibition continues at the National Museum. In the accompanying talk series this Sunday 17, the next speaker is art historian Roger Nelson, with an address entitled Overlapping Relationships in 1960s Cambodian “Modern Painting”. Free entrance. Starts at 6 pm.
More info

On Sunday 17Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3.
More info

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Coming up next week in Battambang, from Tuesday 19 to Sunday 24, the Battambang Digital Arts Festival at the Zan-A-Key Artspace will feature a wide range of activities and participants (artist-o-nauts) – indeed, the call for proposals and ideas from artists and researchers stays open until the end of the festival. More info here and here.

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 12 at 7 pm at N o w h e r e (St 312) an art talk by Japanese artist Hidetaka Nakamura. Entrance is free but seats are limited.
More info

Wednesday 13 at 7 pm, the launch of in voluntary exile by poet Scott Bywater at The 19 Bar and Lounge (St 19, corner of St 19z, upstairs) with a reading and later an open mic for poetry/spoken word.
More info

Thursday 14 at 7 pm at Meta House, director Linda Aïnouche presents her documentary Dreadlocks Story, on the history of Rastas and Rastafari culture, with Q&A.
More info

Friday 15, from 7 pm, Jules Bar at Boeng Kak hosts an artist reception for photographer R. Scott Davis’ recent exhibition Into the Disintegrating Luminous, images from the Tonle Sap.
More info

Saturday 16, N o w h e r e (St 312) hosts a painting workshop by Syahrulfikri Salleh: self-portrait acrylic on canvas. 1 pm to 5 pm, $40.
More info

Sunday 17, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building, from 8.30 am. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

The Histories of the Future exhibition continues at the National Museum. In the accompanying talk series this Sunday 17, the next speaker is art historian Roger Nelson, with an address entitled Overlapping Relationships in 1960s Cambodian “Modern Painting”. Free entrance. Starts at 6 pm.
More info

On Sunday 17Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3.
More info


Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) presented by Eric Ellul.
More info

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

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

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

The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, July 17.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Meta House presents a photographic exhibition, Frida And Diego: Complicities, a collection of portraits of 20th century artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by both anonymous and well known photographers.
More info

Bophana Center is hosting Between Tradition and Modernity, an exhibition by photographer Mélina MacDonald, a French student with Khmer family connections. “The country is going through a transitory period, caught between tradition and modernity. One just needs to take a walk through the capital city to see this illustrated. My project is to show these two worlds living side by side.” Runs until 1 August.
More info

At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
More info

At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
More info

The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
More info

The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
More info

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

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

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

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

Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
More info

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

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