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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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.
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Sunday 27 at 6 pm at Meta House, a new photo exhibition by tuberculosis eradication NGO Operation ASHA.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Meta House presents , Eternity, by Cambodia’s Crazy Community Group, dedicated to the weird and wonderful world of pre-wedding photographs.
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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.
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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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