Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 26 August, 2014

Greetings all,

Friday 29 at Bophana Center from 6 pm, a special presentation featuring Prumsodun Ok, Long Beach based artist, teacher, writer and curator, best known for his dance and choreography inspired by Khmer robam boran. Two short documentaries, making their Cambodian premiere, will be followed by a Q&A with Prum. Films and discussion are in Khmer and English. Simultaneous interpretation will be available, where necessary.
More info

Phnom Penh Community College this weekend presents a charcoal drawing workshop, Saturday 30 at 1:30 pm, facilitated by Chhan Dina. Reservations essential.
More info

And up next week at Phnom Penh Community College, a photography workshop: Documentary Photography & Site Visit.
More info

Sharpen pencils for the fortnightly Drink and Draw at Soul TEA’se on St 240 on Sunday 31. BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry. 6.30 pm start.
More info

There’s a new blog dedicated to the arts in Cambodia: http://creativecambodia.tumblr.com/. Says the founder: “I really wanted there to be an online resource for art nerds like myself who are interested in the creative ventures of Cambodian artists, craftsmen and organisations.” Says Fabian Hipp: the more the merrier. A strong Siem Reap focus is planned. Check it out.

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

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. We are only as good as the information we receive.

In brief: new and returning…
Friday 29 6 pm at Bophana Center, a special presentation featuring Prumsodun Ok, Long Beach based artist, teacher, writer and curator, best known for his dance and choreography which draw on Khmer robam boran.
More info

Saturday 30 at 1.30 pm, Phnom Penh Community College presents a charcoal drawing workshop, facilitated by Chhan Dina. Reservations essential.
More info

Sunday 31 at 6.30 pm, Drink and Draw at Soul TEA’se on St 240. BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry. 6.30 pm start.
More info

Ongoing….
Romeet Gallery (St 178 near St 19) presents a multi-disciplinary exhibition Time to think featuring work by Anida Yoeu Ali, Sou Sophy, Oeur Sokuntevy, Linda Kert, Tes Vannorng, Khchao Touch and Sao Sreymao.
More info

An augmented and refreshed Chhan Dina exhibition has opened at the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental. Cages Torn Open: Further and Freer promises new works, both oils and sculptures, and limited edition prints of selected paintings, offering expanded exploration of the themes of freedom and freedom thwarted. Runs to September 8.
More info

Chinese House presents 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

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

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

Advertisements

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 19 August, 2014

Greetings all,

Tonight, Tuesday 19, a new exhibition opens at Romeet Gallery (St 178 near St 19). Time to think combines installation, painting, participatory art and photography by artists Anida Yoeu Ali, Sou Sophy, Oeur Sokuntevy, Linda Kert, Tes Vannorng, Khchao Touch and Sao Sreymao, inviting contemplation and thought amid the tension of the beautiful and the grotesque. From 6.30 pm.
More info

Also tonight, Tuesday 19, the opening of a four day multi-media festival at Meta House: Why Poverty. This event commences with the opening of an exhibition, Creativity not Poverty, featuring the works of young people from Aziza’s Place, an educational centre and home for underprivileged children in Phnom Penh. From 6 pm. The festival, which includes documentaries, presentations and lecture, continues through until Friday 22.
More info
Even more info

Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20, Bophana Center’s Indian Cinema Week wraps up at Chaktomuk Theatre – three screenings a day: check the links for the details.
More info

On Wednesday 20, the monthly literary Open Stage returns to Java Café, featuring Chin Meas and Theresa de Langis. The regular writer’s meet up starts at 6 pm, performers at 7 pm, and open mic to follow (with a bottle of wine to be won).
More info

On Saturday 23, Meta House, in association with Sa Sa Bassac, presents two floors worth of video art, with a number of pieces by Khmer artists, alongside a German video project Looking at the big sky. From 6 pm.
More info

Coming up next week, still life drawing with charcoal with Chhan Dina at Phnom Penh Community CollegeSaturday 30, 1.30 – 5 pm. Bookings essential.
More info

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

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. We are only as good as the information we receive.

Note: this email can be read online at http://www.kumnooh.com

In brief: new and returning…
Tuesday 19 from 6.30 pm, multi-disciplinary exhibition Time to think featuring work by Anida Yoeu Ali, Sou Sophy, Oeur Sokuntevy, Linda Kert, Tes Vannorng, Khchao Touch and Sao Sreymao opens at Romeet Gallery (St 178 near St 19).
More info

Tuesday 19 from 6 pm at Meta House, Creativity not Poverty, featuring the works of young people from Aziza’s Place, an educational centre and home for underprivileged children in Phnom Penh. Part of a four day multi-media festival which includes documentaries, presentations and lecture, and continues through until Friday 22.
More info
Even more info

Tuesday 19 and Wednesday 20, Bophana Center’s Indian Cinema Week wraps up at Chaktomuk Theatre.
More info

Wednesday 20, Open Stage at Java Café, featuring Chin Meas and Theresa de Langis. Writer’s meet up starts at 6 pm, performers at 7 pm, and open mic to follow.
More info

Saturday 23 from 6 pm, Meta House, in association with Sa Sa Bassac, presents two floors worth of video art, with a number of pieces by Khmer artists, alongside a German video project Looking at the big sky.
More info

Ongoing….
Meta House presents a photography exhibition, Fashion Focus, curated by Eriya Miura and Balazs Maar, showcasing the work of Cambodia’s top ten fashion photographers. Until August 27.
More info

An augmented and refreshed Chhan Dina exhibition has opened at the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental. Cages Torn Open: Further and Freer promises new works, both oils and sculptures, and limited edition prints of selected paintings, offering expanded exploration of the themes of freedom and freedom thwarted. Runs to September 8.
More info

Chinese House presents 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

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

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 12 August, 2014

Greetings all,

Tuesday 12
at 6.30 pm, Meta House presents a photography exhibition, Fashion Focus, curated by Eriya Miura and Balazs Maar, showcasing the work of Cambodia’s top ten fashion photographers.
More info 

This weekend, Friday 15 to Sunday 17, Cambodian Living Arts presents the free Amatak Festival at the Royal University of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Phnom Penh, with a diverse range of performances and workshops. Runs from Friday evening through to Sunday evening.
More info
Even more info

Beginning Friday 15, Bophana Center is presenting an Indian Cinema Week, featuring 12 titles ranging from drama and fantasy to comedy and Bollywood style. The free screenings are all at Chaktomuk Theatre, through until Wednesday 20.
More info

On Saturday 16 at 5 pm, the Institute Francais (movie theatre venue) is hosting the premiere screening of The Anarchist, a filmed version of a play staged and performed by French Cambodian actor and director Jean-Baptiste Phou, based on the novel by Soth Polin. Jean-Baptiste Phou will host a Q&A after the screening, in French with simultaneous Khmer and English interpretation.
More info

This weekend also sees two chances to see the Lehman Piano Trio, from the Netherlands. Hartini van Rijssel (violin), Marielle Rijkaart (violoncello) and Mark Lippe (piano) perform works by Rachmaninov, Vincent D’Indy and Franz Schubert. On Saturday 16 from 7.30 pm at Kwest restaurant, (corner Street 154 and Sisowath Quay); and then on Sunday 17 at 8 pm at Meta House.
More info

On Sunday 17 the fortnightly drink and draw session at Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240). BYO materials, two hours worth of life model provided. $3 entry. 6.30 pm start.
More info

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

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. We are only as good as the information we receive.

In brief: new and returning…
Tuesday 12 at 6.30 pm, Meta House presents a photography exhibition, Fashion Focus, curated by Eriya Miura and Balazs Maar, showcasing the work of Cambodia’s top ten fashion photographers.
More info

Friday 15 to Sunday 17, Amatak Festival at the Royal University of Fine Arts and the National Museum of Phnom Penh, presented by Cambodian Living Arts.
More info
Even more info

Friday 15 to Wednesday 20, Bophana Center presents Indian Cinema Week, at Chaktomuk Theatre.
More info

Saturday 16 at 5 pm, the Institute Francais (movie theatre venue) is hosting the premiere screening of The Anarchist, a filmed version of a play staged and performed by French Cambodian actor and director Jean-Baptiste Phou, based on the novel by Soth Polin. Plus Q&A.
More info

Saturday 16 at 7.30 pm at Kwest restaurant, (corner Street 154 and Sisowath Quay),
the Lehman Piano Trio, from the Netherlands.

Sunday 17 at 6.30 pm, drink and draw session Soul TEA’se (#55, St 240).
More info

Sunday 17 at 8 pm at Meta House, the Lehman Piano Trio, from the Netherlands.
More info

Ongoing….
An augmented and refreshed Chhan Dina exhibition has opened at the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental. Cages Torn Open: Further and Freer promises new works, both oils and sculptures, and limited edition prints of selected paintings, offering expanded exploration of the themes of freedom and freedom thwarted. Runs to September 8.
More info

Chinese House presents 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

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

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 5 August, 2014

Greetings all,

Tonight, Tuesday 5 from 7 pm, Meta House hosts the call for entries roadshow of Tropfest South East Asia 2015. The evening will include the screening of We need to break-up, by Bradley Liew, winner of the Tropfest SEA 2014 Audience Choice award. Staff of Tropfest SEA will be present to answer questions.
More info

If you can’t make that one, another Tropfest 2015 session will be held Wednesday 6 at Bophana Center from 6 pm.
More info

At Sa Sa Bassac gallery on Wednesday 6 at 6.30 pm, another In Conversation event running parallel to the Traversing Expanses exhibition. This week artists Pete Pin, Amy Lee Sanford and Seoun Som are in conversation with curator Vuth Lyno. The event will be in English with Khmer simultaneous translation.
More info

On Thursday 7, an augmented and refreshed Chhan Dina exhibition opens at the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental. Cages Torn Open: Further and Freer promises new works, both oils and sculptures, and limited edition prints of selected paintings, offering expanded exploration of the themes of freedom and freedom thwarted. Runs to September 8.
More info

On Saturday 9, Phnom Penh Community College presents a Double Drawing Workshop, from 9 am to 5 pm: the morning session is still life drawing with charcoal; afternoon is portraits with oil pastels. Bookings essential, but you can attend either or both sessions.
More info

On Saturday 9 at 9 pm, Meta House presents a multi-disciplinary Space Garden P-Art-Y, where it sounds like anything could happen, up to and including video art, improvised performance art and dance, trance music from DJ Antaro, action painting, projections, and vegetables growing in space. Let there be peace on earth, and peas in space.
More info

Coming soon: Cambodian Living Arts advise us to put aside the weekend of August 15-17 for the Amatak Festival, under the theme tradition meets creativity. Ten recently-founded professional troupes will lead workshops and present brand-new performances, there will also be Cambodian arts discussions, open mics, an ephemeral museum of instruments and a screening hot spot. All events are free admission.
More info

Submissions are being called for Milk Magazine, a new free bi-monthly publication that will focus on the emerging alternative and contemporary arts scene in Cambodia, using young Khmer writers and artists to fill their pages: photography, drawings, poetry, opinion pieces, feature articles about the cultural scene, interviews with local artists and musicians. Non-Khmer are also encouraged to contribute. Contact gretajkg [ at ] gmail.com for submission details. Expect the first Milk delivery in early November.

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

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. We are only as good as the information we receive.

In brief: new and returning…
Tuesday 5 from 7 pm, Meta House hosts the call for entries roadshow of Tropfest South East Asia 2015.
More info

Wednesday 6 from 6 pm, Bophana Center hosts the call for entries roadshow of Tropfest South East Asia 2015.
More info

Wednesday 6 at 6.30 pm at Sa Sa Bassac gallery In Conversation: artists Pete Pin, Amy Lee Sanford and Seoun Som are in conversation with curator Vuth Lyno. The event will be in English with Khmer simultaneous translation.
More info

Thursday 7, an augmented and refreshed Chhan Dina exhibition opens at the Insider Gallery at the InterContinental. Cages Torn Open: Further and Freer promises new works, both oils and sculptures, and limited edition prints of selected paintings, offering expanded exploration of the themes of freedom and freedom thwarted. Runs to September 8.
More info

Saturday 9, 9 am to 5 pm, Phnom Penh Community College presents a Double Drawing Workshop. Bookings essential.
More info

Saturday 9 at 9 pm, Meta House presents a multi-disciplinary Space Garden P-Art-Y, where it sounds like anything could happen, up to and including video art, improvised performance art and dance, trance music from DJ Antaro, action painting, projections, and vegetables growing in space.
More info

Ongoing….
Chinese House presents 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

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

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