Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 25 March, 2014

Greetings.

Em Riem’s latest exhibition, Nature II, opens at Design la Galerie, #13D, St 178 tonight, Tuesday 25 at 6.30 pm.
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At Meta House on Thursday 27 at 7 pm, a Montreal based independent media art centre, Videographe, is presenting works drawn from their catalogue, ranging from highly experimental video art to social documentaries, including the latest work of Cambodian-Canadian filmmaker Paul Tom, A Country of Silence. Check out the over 1600 videos available on-line via its webplatform www.vitheque.com.
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From Friday 28 through to Sunday 30 the third annual Chaktomuk Short Film Festival takes place at venues across Phnom Penh: Platinum Cineplex, Legend Cinema, Bophana Center, Meta House and Diamond Island. Find out more on the official website and watch the trailer here.
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At Raffles Le Royale on Sunday 30 afternoon, a special charity auction organised by ReCreation Art Agency and hosted by auction house Christie’s. Following the event, there will be performances by Amrita Performing Arts: Khmeropedies III (excerpt) by Emmanuèle Phuon; Bach Cello Suites by Chumvan Sodhachivy; and Ferocious Compassion by Peter Chin. A ticketed event: available at Amrita Performing Arts office (128 G9 Sothearos Boulevard), K-West (Riverside), Institut Francais bookshop, Raffles Hotel Le Royal gift shop, Mango on Sihanouk Boulevard. Auction start 3 pm, performance starts 6pm.
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Poets: get to it. Kosal Khiev challenges writers, poets, lyricist, rappers, friends to write him a poem to send him home.

We missed the opening last week, but Bo Rithy’s second solo exhibition, Longvaek’s Bamboo, opened on Friday at Romeet Gallery. The show, an installation in bamboo, runs through until 21 April.
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In brief: new and returning…
Tuesday 25 at 6.30 pm, Em Riem’s latest exhibition, Nature II, opens at Design la Galerie, #13D, St 178.
More infoThursday 27 at 7 pm, at Meta House, Montreal based independent media art centre, Videographe, presents works from their catalogue
More info Even more infoFriday 28 through to Sunday 30 the third annual Chaktomuk Short Film Festival takes place at venues across Phnom Penh: Platinum Cineplex, Legend Cinema, Bophana Center, Meta House and Diamond Island. Find more on the official website and watch the trailer here.
More infoSunday 30 from 3.30 pm at Raffles Le Royale, a special charity auction organised by ReCreation Art Agency, followed at 6 pm by performances Amrita Performing Arts: Khmeropedies III (excerpt) by Emmanuèle Phuon; Bach Cello Suites by Chumvan Sodhachivy; and Ferocious Compassion by Peter Chin.
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Ongoing….

Java Cafe presents Horror Vacui: The Interior World, installation and drawings by Nicolas C Grey. Until May 18.
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Bo Rithy’s second solo exhibition, Longvaek’s Bamboo, at Romeet Gallery. The show, an installation in bamboo, runs through until April 21.
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Meta House, PPPORTRAITS by Spanish photographer Albers, featuring snapshots from around Phnom Penh.
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Meta House hosts an exhibition of The River and Surf Paintings as part of the The White Canvas Series – a series of interdisciplinary installation works by Jan Krogsgaard and Liam Morgan.
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Chinese House presents The Skin Code: photographer Mona Simon and writer Cova Alvarez explore the lives and journeys of a mixture of Cambodian and foreign women.
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The quiet half of the sky, a series of paintings by Chhan Dina: “the surface reality of the daily work of Cambodian women, and draws up unexpressed dreams and aspirations from the souls of these mothers, sisters and daughters. […] These eleven strong pieces remind us of the people that we see, that we know, and that we are.” Equinox (St 278, near Wat Lanka). Until April 5.
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New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
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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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