Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for the week commencing 17 September, 2013

Greetings:

A fascinating range around Phnom Penh this week, from spoken word to calligraphy to photography!

All comers are welcomed to the commencement of a new monthly poetry event for Phnom Penh. On Wednesday 18th at 7.30 pm Scott Bywater hosts Open stage : Poetry at Java Cafe and Gallery. All languages and styles encouraged.
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Also on Wednesday 18, the commencement of a photographic exhibition at Bophana Center (Street 200, btw 63 & Monivong), Chinese and Cambodia by Michael Liu, telling the stories of ethnic Chinese living in Cambodia. While the official launch is not until Saturday 28, there will be an unofficial launch with a workshop in Chinese calligraphy this Saturday 21 at 3 pm (places are limited: to register please e-mail info@bophana.org, or call 077749879). The exhibition runs until October 12.
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On Friday 20th at 6 pm Chinese House opens a new Monkey Arts Cooperative/Daniel Rothenberg photo exhibit, Snap Shots, images from the Life Is series. Check out samples in the links below.
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Bophana Cineclub on Sunday afternoon at 3 pm features special guest Cambodian director Chhorn Bunhom, screening a satirical comedy film with discussion in Khmer afterwards. Free admission. To follow, a screening of Rithy Panh’s The Missing Picture ($5/$2 students). Book tickets at missingpicture.film@bophana.org / 077 811 668.
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New this week at the Rik Reay Gallery and Noodle Shop (St 178 near St 19) is Angkor Impressions, sketches from Irish comics traveler, illustrator and animator Cliodhna Ztoical. Brought to you by the crew at Siew Phew Yeung/Our Books, who delight in putting on spontaneous exhibitions. Comic afficionados also stand by for the 24 Hour Comics Day coming to Java Café and Gallery on Saturday 28. Bonus comic: http://www.quickdraw.me/2721
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Bookings are now being taken for two new photography workshops at Phnom Penh Community College on Saturday 28, to be facilitated by Zeeshan Haider. The morning session is for beginners; the afternoon a field trip and class critique.
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Fabian Hipp

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In brief: new and returning…
Wednesday 18 at 7.30 pm Scott Bywater hosts Open stage : Poetry at Java Cafe and Gallery. All languages and styles encouraged.
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Friday 20, 6 pm at Chinese House, Snap Shots, a new Monkey Arts Cooperative/Daniel Rothenberg photo exhibit.More info Even more info

Saturday 21 at 3 pm, Bophana Center (Street 200, btw 63 & Monivong), Chinese calligraphy workshop as part of Chinese and Cambodia photographic exhibition by Michael Liu (workshop places are limited: to register please e-mail info@bophana.org, or call 077749879). The exhibition runs until October 12.
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Sunday 22 3 pm, Bophana Cineclub (Street 200, btw 63 & Monivong) with special guest Cambodian director Chhorn Bunhom.
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Sunday 22 6.30 pm at Bophana Center (Street 200, btw 63 & Monivong), Rithy Panh’s The Missing Picture ($5/$2 students). Book tickets at missingpicture.film@bophana.org / 077 811 668.
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Angkor Impressions, sketches from Irish comics traveller, illustrator and animator Cliodhna Ztoical, at Rik Reay Gallery and Noodle Shop (St 178 near St 19).
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Ongoing….

Message Stick, contemporary Australian indigenous art presented by the Australian Embassy, Meta House. Until September 29
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An Heritage House, an exhibition for the ICF’s annual architecture competition. Institut français du Cambodge Gallery. Until October 5.
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Let’s make it possible, works by photographer Laurence Leblanc. Institut français du Cambodge Exhibition Hall. Until October 5.
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Life and Nature, paintings by Chhim Sothy. The Insider Gallery, InterContinental Phnom Penh. Until October 12.
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Promotion, by Than Sok, a Phnom Penh based artist who works in installations, video and sculpture, Sa Sa Bassac gallery (#18, 2nd floor, Sothearos Blvd). Until 12 October.
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The New Age: Until Now, featuring works by Chhim Sothy, Prum Vichet, Phe Sophon, Meas Sokhorn and Sou Sophy, curated by curator-in-residence Yean Reaksmey, Java Cafe and Gallery. Until October 13
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Finding the Lost Art Forms, at Cambodian Living Arts gallery, (128-G9 Sothearos Blvd), the result of a year-long search to archive vanishing folk arts. Until October 18.
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One day in Phnom Penh,a photographic exhibition by Tim Kelsall, at Baitong Gallery (#7, St 360, between Norodom and 51). Silent auction for Friends International.
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Queen for a Night, works by Kampot-based artist Vincent Broustet opens Saturday night at 6 pm, McDermott Gallery Old Market in Siem Reap. The show runs until October 31.
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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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DanceWorldCambodia offers classes in lyrical contemporary, commercial jazz and pop, hip hop and breakdance. Hotel Cambodiana Studio (via Physique Gym club reception). For more details contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com
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