Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 13 August, 2013

It’s a quiet week, looks like we’re having a low season after all. We’ll take this chance to look at what’s coming a little bit further in the future, so next week it’ll be a just a reminder.

Next Tuesday, 20 August, Meta House hosts the opening of an exhibition by Iranian
photographer Morteza Ariana called Made on Japan, a critical reflection on the social fabric of Japanese society. The artist will attend the opening, which commences at 6 pm.
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Also on Tuesday the 20th, the return of performed poetry in electronic soundscape, all original work created by the WASH collaboration. This time they are taking it to the stage at Doors, cnr Sts 47 and 84, as part of Vibe Music Festival, at 9 pm.
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Next Thursday 22 August Sa Sa Bassac gallery is launching a new show, Promotion by Than Sok. More information is it comes to hand.
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Phnom Penh Community College’s next sessions, on 24 August, comprise a double drawing workshop, covering still life in the morning and figure drawing in the afternoon, facilitated by artist France Damon. Bookings now being accepted.
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Check the on-going listings below for more details.

Make yours a creative week, support an artist near you! Tell your friends about Kumnooh, like us on Facebook, send us things we don’t seem to know.

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Fabian Hipp


In brief: new and returning…
Bookings open for Phnom Penh Community College drawing workshops 24 August weekend.
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Continuity, Char Printmaking Workshop, RUFA, opening at The Insider Gallery at InterContinental Phnom Penh. Until August 25th.

The Chitrakar Collection, photographic exhibition presented by Kiran Man Chitrakar, Meta House, 6 pm. Until August 29
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Homme et nature (Man and Nature) by Nou Sary, at L’Institute francais. Until 31 August.
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Agua & Achiote: colours of ritual pigments in the Amazon. Photographs by Cybéle Andrei, at Chinese House. Until August 31.
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This Dog Barking, exhibition of new graphic novel This Dog Barking – The Strange Story of UG Krishnamurti, Nicolas C. Grey and James Farley at Java Cafe and Art Gallery
Until September 1st.
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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 1995-2009. Now exhibiting in three McDermott Galleries located in the Old Market Area, FCC Angkor Complex and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
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Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
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Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in both Siem Reap and 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.
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In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
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