Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 1 April, 2014

 

Greetings. 

At Meta House on Wednesday 2, from 6 pm, the work of IB DP art students from Northbridge International School are featured in Envisage, with a range of styles, concepts and media. The young artists being exhibited are Fahed Sharaf, Joobin Lee, Aspasie Song, Danny Oh, Amaraa Ok, and Nicole Ardon.
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At Sa Sa Bassac, on Thursday 3, the opening of a new exhibition by Thai artist Mit Jai Inn, Postpositive: Freaky You Are Always. The Internet tells us the works hover between painting and sculpture… starts at 6 pm.
http://www.sasabassac.com

On Friday 4 from 6.30 pm, Meta House hosts a photographic exhibition, the culmination of a competition by Transparency International Cambodia on the theme of how corruption negatively affects the world . The exhibition opens at 6.30pm followed by a prize-giving ceremony for the competition winners at 7.30pm, and then by Beats against Corruption – a live performance club night.
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On Saturday 5, Phnom Penh Community College hosts a double drawing workshop: Beyond the Self, an exploration of the history and possibilities of self portraits, followed in the afternoon by Figure Drawing. As ever, prebooking is essential, through info@phnompenhcommunitycollege.com.
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This Saturday 5 at Bophana, Cineclub at 2 pm features short films by Ly Polen, the winner of Best Film at Chaktomuk Festival 2013, and second prize at Tropfest South East Asia 2014 in Malaysia. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Ly Polen. Cine Saturday at 5 pm features a Khmer version of Reamker, Dance With Gods, directed by Stéphane Lebon.
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Sunday 6 at 6 pm, DownTown Collective presents a new photographic exhibition opening at Equinox Bar (St 278 near Wat Lanka) entitled Phnom Penh Streets. You can view a preview at YouTube.
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In brief: new and returning…
Wednesday 2, from 6 pm, at Meta House, the work of IB DP art students from Northbridge International School in Envisage, with a range of styles, concepts and media.
More info 

Thursday 3, at Sa Sa Bassac, the opening of a new exhibition by Thai artist Mit Jai Inn, Postpositive: Freaky You Are Always. Starts at 6 pm.
http://www.sasabassac.com

Friday 4 from 6.30 pm, Meta House hosts a photographic exhibition, the culmination of a competition by Transparency International Cambodia on the theme of how corruption negatively affects the world . Prize-giving ceremony for the competition winners at 7.30pm, and then by ‘Beats against Corruption’ – a live performance club night.
More info

Saturday 5, Phnom Penh Community College hosts a double drawing workshop: Beyond the Self (self portraits) and Figure Drawing. As ever, prebooking is essential, through info@phnompenhcommunitycollege.com.
More info

Saturday 5
at Bophana, Cineclub at 2 pm features short films by Ly Polen, the winner of Best Film at Chaktomuk Festival 2013, and second prize at Tropfest South East Asia 2014 in Malaysia. Cine Saturday at 5 pm features a Khmer version of Reamker, Dance With Gods, directed by Stéphane Lebon.
More info

Sunday 6 at 6 pm, DownTown Collective presents a new photographic exhibition opening at Equinox Bar (St 278 near Wat Lanka) entitled Phnom Penh Streets. You can view a preview at YouTube.
More info plus d’info

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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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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Em Riem’s latest exhibition, Nature II, at Design la Galerie, #13D, St 178.
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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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