Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 29 July, 2014

Greetings all, 

Friday night is the night for choices in an otherwise mostly quiet week for arts.

At Bophana Center on Friday 1 at 6 pm, choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro will be presenting a film of her innovative dance Seasons of Migration, in which she guides her audience through the dance and discusses its themes of adjusting to a new culture and personal identity as a Cambodian in America, and the wider experience of the diaspora in Long Beach, California. The presentation is part of public programmes of SaSa Bassac’s Traversing Expanses exhibition.
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Also on Friday 1, at Chinese House from 7 pm, the opening of an exhibition by Thai artist Jitti Jumnianwai entitled Robots, featuring a range of his mixed technique paintings inspired by science fiction and children’s toys.
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And across town on Friday 1 at Showbox, one can head for the Unboxed Poetry Slam, where poets from Cambodia and across the globe are presented by host Kosal Khiev. 7 pm.
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On Sunday 3 it’s time for the fortnightly drink and draw session Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry. 6.30 pm start.
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Looking a little further forward, a new informal creative community called Design Phnom Penh is holding a two-day event on August 9 and 10: the opening of the Arc Hub PNH 3D printing space, alongside what they call a design jam. They are keen to hear from designers, artists, engineers, innovators and creative of all kinds to present or display at the Sunday opening, and also would like to gather together some small groups of interested people (not necessarily with any skills or experience) to take part in the Saturday activities and workshops. Contact borismaguire ( at ) gmail.com or via these links pages.
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This is only part of the story: for a more musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh

fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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In brief: new and returning…
Friday 1 at 6 pm, Bophana Center and SaSa Bassac present choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro’s film of her innovative dance Seasons of Migration, in which she guides her audience through the dance and discusses its themes of adjusting to a new culture and personal identity as a Cambodian in America, and the wider experience of the diaspora in Long Beach, California.
More info
Even more info

Friday 1 from 7 pm at Chinese House, the opening of an exhibition by Thai artist Jitti Jumnianwai entitled Robots, featuring a range of his mixed technique paintings inspired by science fiction and children’s toys.
More info
Even more info

Friday 1 from 7 pm at Showbox, the Unboxed Poetry Slam, where poets from Cambodia and across the globe are presented by host Kosal Khiev.
More info

Sunday 3 at 6.30 pm, the fortnightly drink and draw session Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry.
More info

Ongoing….
Meta House hosts the Animals exhibition, featuring artists from five countries: Kosal Khiev (Cambodia), Matti Lankinen (Finland), Alma Mars Hyökkää Joutsenlahti (Finland), JP Page (NZ) and Myles Rattle (Australia).
More info

At Le Saint Georges, tapas bar and restaurant (#111, St 136), Phnom Penh Streets by DownTown Collective, a photography exhibition featuring works by Jean-Francois Perigois and Jason Sacchettino.
More info

Java Café upstairs hosts new works by Nov Cheanick, entitled Rain. “In this poetic, introspective work, he calls for action—not the storm-the streets kind of action, but the kind of action that transforms the spirit.
More info

Lightbox, in Kampot, hosts Move Kampuchea, featuring photographic portraits, with local students of Mayibuye Cambodia acting as photographers and subjects, in a large-scale, black & white format is produced collaboration with international street art initiative, the Inside Out Project. Currently open by appointment: please contact Katharina at k.glynne [ at ] lightboxart.org to visit.
More info

Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
More info

L’Institute Francais features an exhibition by artist and graphic novelist Virginie Broquet featuring works created in collaboration with students from the Phnom Penh University of Fine Arts.
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 22 July, 2014

Greetings all,

Not so much on this week, it seems. Your correspondent is a bit distracted, also, but that’s another story.

Bophana Centre and Platinum Cineplex present a week of Khmer cinema, across a range of styles and eras. Note screenings are in Khmer without subtitles. Screenings commenced last night and continue nightly until Saturday 26.
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Bophana’s Cine Saturday at 2 pm features screening short films by Sothea Ines and Polen Ly, followed by discussions with young filmmakers in English and Khmer.
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A symposium is being held on Sunday 27 on the topic Contemporary Art in Bangkok: Some Divergent Views, presented as part of Rates of Exchange, Uncompared: Contemporary Art in Bangkok and Phnom Penh, a six-month series of residencies, exhibitions and gatherings. Featuring presentations by artists Pinaree Sanpitak, Orawan Arunrak and Tada Hengsapkul curators Gridthiya Gaweewong and Brian Curtin, moderated by Phnom Penh-based curator Roger Nelson. At Bophana Center, 10 am to 4 pm.

Finally, at Meta House on Sunday 27 at 6 pm, a new photo exhibition by tuberculosis eradication NGO Operation ASHA.
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Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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In brief: new and returning…

Bophana Centre and Platinum Cineplex present a week of Khmer cinema, across a range of styles and eras. Note screenings are in Khmer without subtitles. Screenings nightly until Saturday 26.
More info
Even more info

Bophana’s Cine Saturday at 2 pm features screening short films by Sothea Ines and Polen Ly, followed by discussions with young filmmakers in English and Khmer.
More info

Sunday 27 10 am to 4 pm, symposium on the topic Contemporary Art in Bangkok: Some Divergent Views at Bophana Center.
More info

Sunday 27 at 6 pm at Meta House, a new photo exhibition by tuberculosis eradication NGO Operation ASHA.
More info

Ongoing….

Meta House hosts the Animals exhibition, featuring artists from five countries: Kosal Khiev (Cambodia), Matti Lankinen (Finland), Alma Mars Hyökkää Joutsenlahti (Finland), JP Page (NZ) and Myles Rattle (Australia).
More info

At Le Saint Georges, tapas bar and restaurant (#111, St 136), Phnom Penh Streets by DownTown Collective, a photography exhibition featuring works by Jean-Francois Perigois and Jason Sacchettino.
More info

Java Café upstairs hosts new works by Nov Cheanick, entitled Rain. “In this poetic, introspective work, he calls for action—not the storm-the streets kind of action, but the kind of action that transforms the spirit.
More info

Lightbox, in Kampot, hosts Move Kampuchea, featuring photographic portraits, with local students of Mayibuye Cambodia acting as photographers and subjects, in a large-scale, black & white format is produced collaboration with international street art initiative, the Inside Out Project. Currently open by appointment: please contact Katharina at k.glynne [ at ] lightboxart.org to visit.
More info

Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
More info

L’Institute Francais features an exhibition by artist and graphic novelist Virginie Broquet featuring works created in collaboration with students from the Phnom Penh University of Fine Arts.
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 15 July, 2014

Greetings all,

The week opens tonight, Tuesday 15, with Meta House presenting the Animals exhibition, featuring artists from five countries: Kosal Khiev (Cambodia), Matti Lankinen (Finland), Alma Mars Hyökkää Joutsenlahti (Finland), JP Page (NZ) and Myles Rattle (Australia). Animals explores different perspectives of the idea of the cartoon animal companion, with both collaborative and individual works. From 6 pm.
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Also tonight, Tuesday 15 at 6.30 pm, at Java Café, a farewell party for poet Alex Ratanapratum, Nou Hach Literary Association summer intern. The evening will feature open mic poetry and song.
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On Wednesday 16 a group of traditional musicians and dancers from Cambodian Living Arts return to Doors to play a blend of Chapei Dang Weng songs and Pin Peat and Mohaory music. From 8.30 pm. $5 entry fee includes one drink.
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On Friday 18 from 6 pm at SaSa Bassac, the opening of Traversing Expanses by Pete Pin, Amy Lee Sanford and Seoun Som, curated by Vuth Lyno. The exhibition explores and invites dialogue about Cambodian diaspora communities in the United States through photographic works by three Cambodian-American artists.
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On Saturday 19 from 6.30 pm at Le Saint Georges, tapas bar and restaurant (#111, St 136), the opening of Phnom Penh Streets by DownTown Collective, a photography exhibition featuring works by Jean-Francois Perigois and Jason Sacchettino.
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Also on Saturday 19, at 7 pm, Meta House hosts a screening of BBC Media Action’s Down this road (2014, 113 min), a musical road movie directed by Chey Sambath, produced by Chhin Sothea and written by Ines Sothea, Chap Somchanrith and Neang Sotheary. The filmmakers will hold a Q&A afterwards.
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On Sunday 20 at 7 pm, Cambodian film collective Kon Khmer Koun Khmer presents the six winners from this year’s Chaktomuk Short Film Festival, and show trailers from the new film project Pram Ang. A Q&A with organisers and filmmakers will follow.
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Bophana Centre reminds that applications for the Ian Masters-led ScriptLab 2014 close this Sunday. The details here.

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Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

In brief: new and returning…

Tuesday 15, 6 pm at Meta House, opening of the Animals exhibition, featuring artists from five countries: Kosal Khiev (Cambodia), Matti Lankinen (Finland), Alma Mars Hyökkää Joutsenlahti (Finland), JP Page (NZ) and Myles Rattle (Australia).
More info

Tuesday 15 at 6.30 pm at Java Café, a farewell party for poet Alex Ratanapratum, Nou Hach Literary Association summer intern. The evening will feature open mic poetry and song.
More info

Wednesday 16 from 8.30 pm, traditional musicians and dancers from Cambodian Living Arts at Doors.
More info

Friday 18 from 6 pm at SaSa Bassac, the opening of photographic exhibition Traversing Expanses by Pete Pin, Amy Lee Sanford and Seoun Som, curated by Vuth Lyno.
More info

Saturday 19 from 6.30 pm at Le Saint Georges, tapas bar and restaurant (#111, St 136), the opening of Phnom Penh Streets by DownTown Collective, a photography exhibition featuring works by Jean-Francois Perigois and Jason Sacchettino.
More info

Saturday 19 at 7 pm, Meta House hosts a screening of BBC Media Action’s Down this road (2014, 113 min), a Cambodian musical road movie, with Q&A to follow.
More info

Sunday 20 at 7 pm, Cambodian film collective Kon Khmer Koun Khmer presents the six winners from this year’s Chaktomuk Short Film Festival, and show trailers from the new film project Pram Ang. A Q&A with organisers and filmmakers will follow.
More info

Ongoing….

Java Café upstairs hosts new works by Nov Cheanick, entitled Rain. “In this poetic, introspective work, he calls for action—not the storm-the streets kind of action, but the kind of action that transforms the spirit.
More info

Lightbox, in Kampot, hosts Move Kampuchea, featuring photographic portraits, with local students of Mayibuye Cambodia acting as photographers and subjects, in a large-scale, black & white format is produced collaboration with international street art initiative, the Inside Out Project. Currently open by appointment: please contact Katharina at k.glynne [ at ] lightboxart.org to visit.
More info

Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
More info

L’Institute Francais features an exhibition by artist and graphic novelist Virginie Broquet featuring works created in collaboration with students from the Phnom Penh University of Fine Arts.
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 8 July, 2014

A quiet week, well timed to deal with the change in the weather.

Something different at Bophana Center on Wednesday 9, a lecture by Dr Ang Chaulean: Various forms in the abstract representation of the divine in Cambodia. The lecture is co-presented by  SaSa Bassac, as a part of the public programme for the exhibition Rubber Man by Khvay Samnang which runs until Saturday 12 (at SaSa Bassac). Starts at 6.30 pm.
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Also on Wednesday night, Phnom Penh Community College’s evening programme continues with the first of a two sessions on Cubist oil painting hosted by Chann Dina. Bookings essential.
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On Saturday 12 from 1 pm to 5 pm, Nou Hach Literary Association holds its annual Writers’ Seminar at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC) near RUPP in Phnom Penh. The broad programme features a panel discussion on the future of Khmer literature, a dance performance by Sophiline Arts Ensemble followed by a talk on the future of Khmer dance, and finally the presentation of awards for short fiction and poetry. The event is open to the public, all are welcome.
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Bophana’s Cineclub this Saturday 12 at 2 pm features the documentary Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff, one the career of a renowned cinematographer.
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Bophana Center is calling for applications for ScriptLab on August 2 with Ian Masters, seeking those keen to tell film stories or have projects looking for further development. Check it all out here. Priority to Cambodian candidates.

Dipika Kohli, of Orangutan Swing, is trying something a little out of the ordinary. The plan is an open-format conversation about the concept of “fromness”. Origin: A Conversation will take place on the evening of Wednesday 23; RSVP to dipika [ at ] orangutanswing by Thursday 10 if you are interested. Venue TBC, dependent on numbers.

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…
Wednesday 9, 6.30 pm at Bophana Center, a lecture by Dr Ang Chaulean: Various forms in the abstract representation of the divine in Cambodia. Co-presented by SaSa Bassac, as a part of the public programme for the exhibition Rubber Man by Khvay Samnang which runs until Saturday 12 (at SaSa Bassac).
More info
Even more info

Wednesday 9, 6.15 pm, Cubist oil painting workshop hosted by Chann Dina Phnom Penh Community College. Bookings essential.
More info

Saturday 12,1 pm to 5 pm, the annual Nou Hach Literary Association Writers’ Seminar at the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC) near RUPP in Phnom Penh. A panel discussion on the future of Khmer literature, a dance performance followed by a talk on the future of Khmer dance, and the presentation of awards. All are welcome.
More info

Saturday 12 at 2 pm, Bophana’s Cineclub features the documentary Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff, one the career of a renowned cinematographer.
More info

Ongoing….

Java Café upstairs hosts new works by Nov Cheanick, entitled Rain. “In this poetic, introspective work, he calls for action—not the storm-the streets kind of action, but the kind of action that transforms the spirit.
More info

Lightbox, in Kampot, hosts Move Kampuchea, featuring photographic portraits, with local students of Mayibuye Cambodia acting as photographers and subjects, in a large-scale, black & white format is produced collaboration with international street art initiative, the Inside Out Project. Currently open by appointment: please contact Katharina at k.glynne [ at ] lightboxart.org to visit.
More info

Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
More info

L’Institute Francais features an exhibition by artist and graphic novelist Virginie Broquet featuring works created in collaboration with students from the Phnom Penh University of Fine Arts.
More info

At Sa Sa Bassac, a new exhibition, Rubber man, by Khvay Samnang. Until 12 July.
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

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 1 July, 2014

Greetings all,

The Classical Concert Series continues at Meta House this Wednesday 2 at 8 pm, featuring fourhanded piano with Giovanni De Cecco and Alberto Firrincieli, who will be performing works by Brahms, Schumann and Rubinstein.
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On Thursday 3 from 6.30 pm Java Café is hosting The Meeting of The Contemporary and The Classical: Between Two Cultures: a conversation with Malaysian dramaturge Lim How Ngean, Malaysian choreographer Naim Syahrazad, and Cambodian choreographer Phon Sopheap to discuss “the meeting of differences and similarities that lead to productive artistic energies.” In English with Khmer translation. Free entrance.
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A second chance for a bite of classical music this week on Saturday 5 from 7.30 pm with a recital at K West restaurant (#1 Street 154, corner of Sisowath Quay, next to Wat Ounalom), Giovanni De Cecco (piano) and Anton Isselhardt (flute) present Baroque Sonatas. Free Entrance.

Recently established in Phnom Penh is a fortnightly drink and draw session every second Sunday from 6.30 pm at Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry. And the next one is this Sunday 6.
More info

Coming up at Phnom Penh Community College, a series of Tuesday evening photography workshops focusing on twilight and night Photography. Commences July 22. Check out below for details.
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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

In brief: new and returning…

Wednesday 2 at 8 pm, the Classical Concert Series continues at Meta House featuring fourhanded piano with Giovanni De Cecco and Alberto Firrincieli, performing works by Brahms, Schumann and Rubinstein.
More info

Thursday 3 from 6.30 pm Java Café hosts The Meeting of The Contemporary and The Classical: Between Two Cultures: a conversation with Malaysian dramaturge Lim How Ngean, Malaysian choreographer Naim Syahrazad, and Cambodian choreographer Phon Sopheap to discuss “the meeting of differences and similarities that lead to productive artistic energies.” In English with Khmer translation. Free entrance.
More info

Saturday 5 from 7.30 pm, a classical recital at K West restaurant (#1 Street 154, corner of Sisowath Quay, next to Wat Ounalom), Giovanni De Cecco (piano) and Anton Isselhardt (flute) present Baroque Sonatas. Free Entrance.

Sunday 6 at 6.30 pm, drink and draw session at Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry.
More info

Ongoing….

Java Café upstairs hosts new works by Nov Cheanick, entitled Rain. “In this poetic, introspective work, he calls for action—not the storm-the streets kind of action, but the kind of action that transforms the spirit.”
More info

Lightbox, in Kampot, hosts Move Kampuchea, featuring photographic portraits, with local students of Mayibuye Cambodia acting as photographers and subjects, in a large-scale, black & white format is produced collaboration with international street art initiative, the Inside Out Project. Currently open by appointment: please contact Katharina at k.glynne [ at ] lightboxart.org to visit.
More info

Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
More info

L’Institute Francais features an exhibition by artist and graphic novelist Virginie Broquet featuring works created in collaboration with students from the Phnom Penh University of Fine Arts.
More info

At Sa Sa Bassac, a new exhibition, Rubber man, by Khvay Samnang. Until 12 July.
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

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
More info Even more info