Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 24 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).A quiet week as Christmas hits.Bophana’s Cine Saturday this weekend, Saturday 28 at 4 pm, features two Cambodian short films, The Time Machine (2013) and Wheeling for Hope, (2008), both in Khmer with English subtitles. Free entrance: Bophana Center (St 200 between St 63 and Monivong).
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And here’s a couple of things missed from recent weeks:

In Siem Reap, McDermott Gallery Old Market has a new exhibition of lacquer pieces, Situations by Lim Muy Theam, capturing moments in the lives of Cambodians. Runs until February 28.
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Romeet Gallery (St 178 near St 19) is hosting an exhibition by young artist Ben Thynal entitled Core – painting and installation exploring ideas around the individual and the community in Cambodian society. Runs until January 19.
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Prepare for exciting announcements from Our City Festival in the coming weeks in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap and Battambang!

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.

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Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

In brief: new and returning…
Saturday 21 at 4pm at Bophana Center, the regular Cine Saturday features two Cambodian short films, The time machine and Wheeling for Hope.
More infoPhoto Phnom Penh continues at multiple venues across the city.
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Ongoing….

Our Books presents a collection of illustrations from its previous years of activity at Rik Reay Noodle Shop / Gallery (St 178 near St 19) through to December 28. Illustrations are by Moeu Diyadaravuth, Tek Tevin, and Chan Pisey, with colours by Sao Channa and Kim Phally.
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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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Secrets, new paintings by Oeur Sokuntevy, at Java Café and Gallery. Until January 12.
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Romeet Gallery (St 178 near St 19) is hosting an exhibition by young artist Ben Thynal entitled Core – painting and installation exploring ideas around the individual and the community in Cambodian society. Runs until January 19.
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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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In Siem Reap, McDermott Gallery Old Market has a new exhibition of lacquer pieces, Situations by Lim Muy Theam, capturing moments in the lives of Cambodians. Runs until February 28.
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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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