Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 27 May, 2014

 

Greetings all,

Tonight, Tuesday 27 at Meta House from 6 pm, Cambodian Living Arts hosts a music exchange with renowned Israeli saxophone player Amir Gwirtzman, who shares his passion for woodwind instruments with local players in a collaborative performance.
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Then later this evening at Meta House at 7 pm, a screening of two documentaries about Cambodia’s late master painter Svay Ken: Passing knowledge by Erin Gleeson and Svay Ken Talks by Nico Mesterharm.
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Also tonight, Tuesday 27, following on from last week, Orangutan Swing again presents DrawUp at Cōnekla (St 51, between St 352 and St 360). It’s drawing, it’s talking, it’s improvising, it’s something new led by Henrik Akesson. BYO materials, from 6 pm.
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On Wednesday 28, at 6 pm, a special screening at Bophana Center of the documentary In Utero Srebrenica, in the presence of the director, Giuseppe Carrieri, with Q&A to follow.
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At Java Café on Thursday 29, Sophiline Arts Ensemble presents a preview of their dance, A Bend in the River, which will be presented in full at Chaktomuk Theatre next month. The work mixes between dance, theatre, puppetry and music, and the artists will be present to discuss the work and process. At the preview, special VIP tickets for the 14 June performance will be available to attendees before they go on sale to the general public. The show starts at 6.30 pm.
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Up in Battambang on Friday 30, Lotus Bar and Gallery (#53, St 2.5) presents, The Revolution will not be televised, a monthly spoken word and performance night, featuring the best of Battambang’s poets, performers, alternative musicians and artists. From 7:30 pm. Any Phnom Penh poets or performers want to make the trek? They’d love to hear from you.
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On Saturday 31, Chhan Dina returns to Phnom Penh Community College to host a double clay workshop: head sculpture in the morning, vase or bowl in the afternoon. Bookings essential.
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Saturday 31 also is the commencement of the second International Film Heritage Festival, nine days of over 50 films from all over the world, on the theme of laughter.

International guests include French actress Catherine Deneuve and filmmakers Brillante Mendoza (Philippines) and Anthony Chen (Singapore), but more importantly residents of Phnom Penh have the chance to experience a broad range of cinematic delights, mostly free of charge. Everyone from Chaplin to Tati, Monty Python to Marilyn Monroe to the Marx Brothers, and even a whole mini-season of James Bond parodies. All screenings at Chaktomuk Theatre and Bophana Centre, with additional activities at the Institute Francais.
More infoJava’s monthly Open Stage poetry event is seeking a host. You don’t need to be a poet or a writer, but it might help. Please contact outgoing host gregbem@gmail.com if you are interested in getting involved.

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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Kumnooh
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In brief: new and returning…
Tuesday 27 at Meta House from 6 pm, Cambodian Living Arts hosts a music exchange with renowned Israeli saxophone player Amir Gwirtzman.
More info

Tuesday 27 at Meta House at 7 pm, a screening of two documentaries about Cambodia’s late master painter Svay Ken: Passing knowledge by Erin Gleeson and Svay Ken Talks by Nico Mesterharm.
More info

Tuesday 27 from 6 pm at Cōnekla (St 51, between St 352 and St 360) presented by Orangutan Swing, interactive drawing and conversation. Henrik Akesson will share some exercises in collaborative drawing. BYO materials.
More info

Wednesday 28, at 6 pm, a special screening at Bophana Center of the documentary In Utero Srebrenica, in the presence of the director, Giuseppe Carrieri, with Q&A to follow.
More info
Even more info

At Java Café on Thursday 29, Sophiline Arts Ensemble presents a preview of their dance, A Bend in the River, which will be presented in full at Chaktomuk Theatre next month. The show starts at 6.30 pm.
More info

Friday 30, Lotus Bar and Gallery (#53, St 2.5 Battambang) presents, The Revolution will not be televised, a monthly spoken word and performance night, featuring the best of Battambang’s poets, performers, alternative musicians and artists. From 7:30 pm.
More info

Saturday 31, Chhan Dina returns to Phnom Penh Community College to host a double clay workshop: head sculpture in the morning, vase or bowl in the afternoon. Bookings essential.
More info

Saturday 31 is the start of the second International Film Heritage Festival, nine days of over 50 films from all over the world, on the theme of laughter.
Everyone from Chaplin to Tati, Monty Python to Marilyn Monroe to the Marx Brothers, and even a whole mini-season of James Bond parodies. All screenings at Chaktomuk Theatre and Bophana Centre, with additional activities at the Institute Francais.
More info

Ongoing….

Meta House hosts a mini-exhibition by Sokuntevy Oeur including both new and older works. Until 8 June.
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At Sa Sa Bassac, a new exhibition, Rubber man, by Khvay Samnang. Until 12 July.
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Cages torn open, new sculptures and paintings by Chhan Dina at Meta House. “We are reminded of what we share with other living beings, and what we forget and deny. The paintings explode with colour, a confident assertion of the shared liberation theme. In paint, line and colour blur the distinctions between species, all swimming in the same soup; in fired clay, disparate characteristics are fused into one body.” Absolutely not to be missed. Finissage and meet the artist on 10 June.
More info
Even more info

Cambodian Living Arts presents the exhibition Chhnang! about traditional and contemporary pottery making. CLA is located on Sothearos Blvd just south of St 294.
More info
Even more info

Re-housing of Non Houses by photographer Fani Llauradó and artist Chhan Dina, combining photography and painting to explore the use of public and social space; plus a collection of large format paintings by Chhan Dina, reflecting her ongoing themes of life, music and everyday activities, at The Mansion (Sothearos Blvd, near St 178).
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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

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

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More Info

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).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

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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Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 20 May, 2014

Greetings all,Tuesday 20 sees the return after holidays of Spoken Arts in Siem Reap. This is a semi-regular collaborative, interactive, spoken word event with few rules. If you’re in SR, head down to Siem Reap Party House on Soksan Road with a book, some papers, or your smartphone in hand from 8.30 pm.
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In Phnom Penh on Tuesday 20, a similar but more visual arts-related event at Cōnekla (St 51, between St 352 and St 360) presented by Orangutan Swing. It’s drawing, it’s talking, it’s improvising. Guest host Henrik Akesson will share some exercises in collaborative drawing he’s come across in Paris and Barcelona. BYO materials, from 6 pm.
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Quietly opening at Meta House on the evening of Tuesday 20 is a mini-exhibition by Sokuntevy Oeur. “Her paintings openly tell the story of the conflicts women of this generation face, whether emotional, familial, social or financial, in trying to be themselves, in a place where restrictive conventions and values have long-existed and mapped out the path for women.” The show includes both new and older works.
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Sokuntevy Oeur

On Wednesday 21 Phnom Penh Community College is running the last in the recent series of evening art workshops by Adrianna Snochowska, this one entitled Negative Space in Abstract Painting, 6:15-8:15pm.
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On Thursday 22 the monthly Open Stage Poetry Night at Java Café returns, the last of these nights to be coordinated by Greg Bem, who has done a fantastic job bringing together young writers from all walks of Phnom Penh life during his tenure. Unfortunately he is returning to his homeland next month; consequently he is keen to find someone to take the reins of this cool monthly event, which as usual includes a meet up and talking space for writers from 6 pm to 7 pm, followed by featured readings, and finally an open mic from 8 pm until 9 pm. Pop along and make it a good one.
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Greg calls in a poem.

Also on Thursday 22 at Sa Sa Bassac, the opening of a new exhibition Rubber man, by Khvay Samnang, from 6 pm. No further details at present, but the show runs until 12 July.
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And finally, also on Thursday 22 at Meta House from 7 pm the three new student short films at the Raffles College Student Film Night. Film students Romane Poidet, Keo Mankean and Hui Seung will hold Q&As after the screening.
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At Bophana Centre (St 200, between St 63 and Monivong) on Saturday 24, Cineclub screens a number of short films from the recent Chaktomuk Short Film Festival in the presence of the jury, to provide some insight and advice for budding film makers. Guest speakers: Chhay Bora, Sok Visal, and Ian Master. From 2 pm.
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And on Sunday 25, you can get both your culture and your dance on with Phnom Penh Community College’s Khmer Traditional Dance Workshop.  9:30 am start.
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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…
Tuesday 20 from 8.30 pm, collaborative, interactive, spoken word event Spoken Arts in Siem Reap at Siem Reap Party House.
More infoTuesday 20 from 6 pm at Cōnekla (St 51, between St 352 and St 360) presented by Orangutan Swing, interactive drawing and conversation. Henrik Akesson will share some exercises in collaborative drawing. BYO materials.
More info

Commencing Tuesday 20 at Meta House is a mini-exhibition by Sokuntevy Oeur including both new and older works. Until 8 June.
More info

Wednesday 21 Phnom Penh Community College is running the last in the recent series of evening art workshops by Adrianna Snochowska, this one entitled Negative Space in Abstract Painting, 6:15-8:15pm.
More info

On Thursday 22 the monthly Open Stage Poetry Night at Java Café, hosted for the last time by Greg Bem. Writers meet up from 6 pm to 7 pm, followed by featured readings, and finally an open mic from 8 pm until 9 pm.
More info

Thursday 22 from 6 pm at Sa Sa Bassac, the opening of a new exhibition, Rubber man, by Khvay Samnang. Until 12 July.
More info

Thursday 22 from 7 pm at Meta House is the Raffles College Student Film Night. Film students Romane Poidet, Keo Mankean and Hui Seung will hold Q&As after the screening.
More info

At Bophana Centre (St 200, between St 63 and Monivong) on Saturday 24 from 2 pm, Cineclub screens a number of short films from the recent Chaktomuk Short Film Festival in the presence of the jury, to provide some insight and advice for budding film makers
More info

Sunday 25 from 9.30 am, Phnom Penh Community College holds a Khmer Traditional Dance Workshop.
More info

Ongoing….
Cages torn open, new sculptures and paintings by Chhan Dina at Meta House. “We are reminded of what we share with other living beings, and what we forget and deny. The paintings explode with colour, a confident assertion of the shared liberation theme. In paint, line and colour blur the distinctions between species, all swimming in the same soup; in fired clay, disparate characteristics are fused into one body.” Absolutely not to be missed. Finissage and meet the artist on 10 June.
More info
Even more infoCambodian Living Arts presents the exhibition Chhnang! about traditional and contemporary pottery making. CLA is located on Sothearos Blvd just south of St 294.
More info
Even more info

Re-housing of Non Houses by photographer Fani Llauradó and artist Chhan Dina, combining photography and painting to explore the use of public and social space; plus a collection of large format paintings by Chhan Dina, reflecting her ongoing themes of life, music and everyday activities, at The Mansion (Sothearos Blvd, near St 178).
More info
Even more info

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

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

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More Info

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).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

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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Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 13 May, 2014

 

Greetings all.Tonight, Tuesday 13, from 6 pm, the opening at Meta House of Cages torn open, new sculptures and paintings by Chhan Dina. “We are reminded of what we share with other living beings, and what we forget and deny. The paintings explode with colour, a confident assertion of the shared liberation theme. In paint, line and colour blur the distinctions between species, all swimming in the same soup; in fired clay, disparate characteristics are fused into one body.” Absolutely not to be missed.
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Different but the same, the Cambodia LGBT Pride Week 2014 Film Festival opens Tuesday 13, running through to Saturday 18 at Meta House. Official opening at 7 pm with the screening of a documentary about the 2013 Pride Week, and a collection of shorts from around the world. The week unfolds with screenings every day from 4 pm.
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The Memory! International Film Heritage Festival – coming soon, 31 May to 8 June – is calling for volunteers. Deadline May 15.

Angkor Photo Festival calls for submissions of work for the 10th Angkor Photo Festival & Workshops, to be held this year from 29th November to 6th December in Siem Reap. Deadline May 30.

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.

For rock and roll and clubs, make sure you follow LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

In brief: new and returning…
Tuesday 13 from 6 pm, the opening at Meta House of Cages torn open, new sculptures and paintings by Chhan Dina. “We are reminded of what we share with other living beings, and what we forget and deny. The paintings explode with colour, a confident assertion of the shared liberation theme. In paint, line and colour blur the distinctions between species, all swimming in the same soup; in fired clay, disparate characteristics are fused into one body.” Absolutely not to be missed.
More info
Even more info

Tuesday 13 through to Saturday 18, Different but the same, the Cambodia LGBT Pride Week 2014 Film Festival at Meta House. Official opening at Tuesday 7 pm with screenings every day from 4 pm.
More info

Ongoing….

Cambodian Living Arts presents the exhibition Chhnang! about traditional and contemporary pottery making. CLA is located on Sothearos Blvd just south of St 294.
More info
Even more info

Made in Battambang in Battambang: Lotus Gallery (#53, St 2.5), Maek Maek Galleries, Sammaki, Sangker Gallery and Jaan Bai restaurant.
More info

Re-housing of Non Houses by photographer Fani Llauradó and artist Chhan Dina, combining photography and painting to explore the use of public and social space; plus a collection of large format paintings by Chhan Dina, reflecting her ongoing themes of life, music and everyday activities, at The Mansion (Sothearos Blvd, near St 178).
More info
Even more info

Meta House presents Sicilian Roberto Traina’s new photo exhibition Humanscapes.
More info
Even more info

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

Java Cafe presents Horror Vacui: The Interior World, installation and drawings by Nicolas C Grey. Until May 18.
More info
Even more info

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.
More info

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

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More Info

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).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

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
More info Even more info

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 6 May, 2014

Greetings all.

On Wednesday 7 between 6 pm and 8 pm, an open studio at Sa Sa Art Projects, White Building, with artist-in-residence Than Sok, including an examination of the saffron robes of Buddhist monks, and an artistic harnessing of the New Year water splashing tradition.
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Also on Wednesday 7 from 6.15 pm, Phnom Penh Community College continues its series of evening art workshops hosted by Adriana Snochowska: this week Cubism; next week Negative Space in Abstract Painting. Bookings essential.
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On Friday 9 at 7 pm, Amrita Performing Arts presents Contemporary Dance Platform, a new show featuring works in progress by four emerging Cambodian choreographers: Khen Vanthy, Khon Chansina, Khon Chan Sithyka, and Noun Sovitou, at the Department of Performing Arts, Phnom Penh. Advance tickets available from Amrita office (128G9 Sothearos Boulevard) or Java Café.
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Also on Friday 9, a new exhibition opens at Romeet Gallery. Mohuntakray (Disaster), is Chea Sereyroth’s first solo show. From the press release: “Partially submerged people in vast landscapes sit alongside nuclear explosions and contemplative figures in this series. Applying sawdust, mud and acrylic paint on raw canvas, directly with his hands, the artist Chea Sereyroth depicts natural and manmade disasters. In these large-scale paintings he creates highly charged emotional and surreal terrains.” From 6.30 pm, and running to June 15.
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On Saturday 10, between 2 pm and 6 pm, Romeet Gallery is presenting a talk and two free workshops. SEA ArtsFest producer and curator Annie Jael Kwan will speak on the topic: SEA ArtsFest, WHAT REMAINS and live audio-visual art projects : An Introduction and overview. WHAT REMAINS is “a cross-cultural multidisciplinary collaboration combining experimental audio-visual work with traditional Cambodian art forms, to explore survival and the arts in post-revolutionary Cambodia.” The two workshops will follow, led by audiovisual artists and filmmakers Jai Raffterty and Thomas Buttery.
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Meanwhile, across town on Saturday 10 at Bophana Center, the regular Cine Club at 2 pm features French Khmer filmmaker Davy Chou in discussion, following the screening of a Taiwanese film (yet to be named).
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On the evening of Sunday 11 Meta House hosts the latest event in its Concert Season featuring The NZtrio from New Zealand and Tray So from Cambodia playing music by Him Sophy, Jack Body & Gillian Whitehead. 8 pm, tickets $10.
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And to fit yourself out in some vintage clothing to attend any of the above, go pick out a bargain at the everything-must-go last vintage clothing sale The Shape of Things To Come. Thursday 8 through to Sunday 11.
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Mark your diary in advance for the next Meta House exhibition opening on Tuesday 13: Cages Torn Open, a striking new exhibition by sculptor and artist Chhan Dina.
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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.

For rock and roll and clubs, make sure you follow LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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In brief: new and returning…
Wednesday 7 between 6 pm and 8 pm, an open studio at Sa Sa Art Projects, White Building, with artist-in-residence Than Sok.
More info
Even more info

Wednesday 7 from 6.15 pm, Phnom Penh Community College continues its series of evening art workshops hosted by Adriana Snochowska: this week Cubism. Bookings essential.
More info

Friday 9 at 7 pm, Amrita Performing Arts presents Contemporary Dance Platform, a new show featuring works in progress by four emerging Cambodian choreographers, at the Department of Performing Arts, Phnom Penh. Advance tickets available from Amrita office (128G9 Sothearos Boulevard) or Java Café.
More info
Even more info

Friday 9 from 6.30 pm, opening of Chea Sereyroth’s first solo show Mohuntakray (Disaster) at Romeet Gallery. Until June 15.
More info

Saturday 10, 2 pm – 6 pm, Romeet Gallery is presenting a talk and two free workshops on SEA ArtsFest and audiovisual arts.
More info

Saturday 10 at 2 pm at Bophana Center, the regular Cine Club at 2 pm features French Khmer filmmaker Davy Chou in discussion, following the screening of a Taiwanese film (yet to be named).
More info

Sunday 11 at 8 pm, Meta House hosts the latest event in its Concert Season, featuring The NZtrio from New Zealand and Tray So from Cambodia playing music by Him Sophy, Jack Body and Gillian Whitehead. 8 pm, tickets $10.
More info
Even more info

Ongoing….
Cambodian Living Arts presents the exhibition Chhnang! about traditional and contemporary pottery making. CLA is located on Sothearos Blvd just south of St 294.
More info

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Meta House presents the photographic exhibition, Artic Bound: 1,000 miles across Canada by canoe, documenting a two-month hourney undertaken in 2013 by Phnom Penh-based photojournalist Ben Woods and five friends.
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Made in Battambang in Battambang: Lotus Gallery (#53, St 2.5), Maek Maek Galleries, Sammaki, Sangker Gallery and Jaan Bai restaurant.
More info

Re-housing of Non Houses by photographer Fani Llauradó and artist Chhan Dina, combining photography and painting to explore the use of public and social space; plus a collection of large format paintings by Chhan Dina, reflecting her ongoing themes of life, music and everyday activities, at The Mansion (Sothearos Blvd, near St 178).
More info
Even more info

Meta House presents Sicilian Roberto Traina’s new photo exhibition Humanscapes.
More info
Even more info

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

Sa Sa Bassac gallery presents a new exhibition by Thai artist Mit Jai Inn, Postpositive: Freaky You Are Always. Until May 11.
More info

Java Cafe presents Horror Vacui: The Interior World, installation and drawings by Nicolas C Grey. Until May 18.
More info Even more info

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.

More info

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

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More Info

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).
More info

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.
More info
In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
More info

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
More info Even more info