Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for the week commencing 3 December 2013

Greetings:

(Remember, if you need help finding any of the below mentioned Phnom Penh locations, most can be found on this map art_map_alt, kindly provided to the Kumnooh website by arts+society).

We begin this week on Wednesday 4 upstairs at Java Café and Gallery, from 6.30 pm, the opening of a new exhibition of works by Oeur Sokuntevy, Secrets, an exploration of subconscious and dream imagery.
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Oeur Sokuntevy

On Friday 6 at 6 pm, at Meta House, the opening of a multi-disciplinary exhibition, Spaces of remembrance and views of souvenirs, using drawing, painting, installation and video. The project is a collaboration between Cambodian artist Chan Nawath and Germans Anja Bodanowitz and Janna Rehbein. The research by the artists was organized in cooperation with the local Memory Culture Committees of the districts and the NGO Youth for Peace.
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Also on the evening of Friday 6, the opening of a new exhibition of paintings by Em Riem in the lobby of the Hotel Cambodiana. Runs to December 19.
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Continuing festival season, on the fourth annual Cambodian International Film Festival commences on Saturday 7, running through to Thursday 12, at the Institute Francaise, Bophana Center, Legend Cinema and Platinum Cineplex, Sorya Mall. You can download the full programme here.
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On Sunday 8, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by Cyclo. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org. $15 per person. Various locations, 8:30 am start.
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The end of year event for Drink and Draw Cambodia last weekend was shifted back to this Sunday 8, from 5 pm. Baitong Restaurant, #7 St 360, between Norodom and 51.
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And remember, it’s the last few days to assist Our City Festival in their indiegogo fundraising effort. Help get their exciting projects up early in the new year.

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

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Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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In brief: new and returning…

Tuesday 3 and Wednesday 4 complete the opening week for Photo Phnom Penh 2013. Most exhibitions open through December. Get all the information you need from the link below.
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Wednesday 4 from 6.30 pm at Java Café and Gallery, from 6.30 pm, a new exhibition of works by Oeur Sokuntevy, Secrets, an exploration of subconscious and dream imagery.
More info

Friday 6 at 6 pm, at Meta House, the opening of a multi-disciplinary exhibition, Spaces of remembrance and views of souvenirs, using drawing, painting, installation and video, Cambodian/German collaboration.
More info

Friday 6, the Hotel Cambodiana lobby, the opening of a new exhibition of paintings by Em Riem.
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Saturday 7 to Thursday 12, the fourth annual Cambodian International Film Festival commences at the Institute Francaise, Bophana Center, Legend Cinema and Platinum Cineplex, Sorya Mall. Download the full programme here.
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Even more info

Sunday 8 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by Cyclo. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org
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Sunday 8, from 5 pm to 7 pm, Drink and Draw Cambodia at Baitong Restaurant, #7 St 360, between Norodom and 51.
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Ongoing….

Once, a mixed media exhibition by Bernadette Vincent, at Feel Good Café (#79, Street 136, btw Sts 15 and 13). Until December 5.
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Before and Today, by illustrator and cartoonist Prum Vannak, at the tiny Rik Reay Gallery (and noodle shop), on St 178 near St 19. Until 14 December.
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Caribbean Souls, Fantasy and Mythology, paintings by Dominican artist Marcos Guerra at Chinese House (Sisowath Quay & St 84).

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New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, exhibition for Small Art School for the whole of November & December, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
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This Dog Barking, a selection of works from the graphic novel by Nicolas C.Grey and James Farley, at Lotus Gallery in Battambang. Until January.
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Sammaki Gallery in Battambang (#87, St 2.5) is hosting Family, a selection of artworks by graduating students from Phare Ponleu Selpak Visual Arts School. Until February 17.
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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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