Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 25 November, 2014

Greetings all,

Here’s a week where the theme encourages celebration of both the rising of the new and the resilience of the old, and the mixing of the in betweens.

Tonight, Tuesday 25 at 6.30 pm, Romeet Gallery is hosting the launch of 20 Years, 20 Portraits, a new book celebrating the 20 years of Battambang-based arts organisation Phare Ponleu Selpak, best known for its circus school. Through personal profiles and stories of students and staff, the book tells an inspiring tale of renewal. The evening will include an introduction by artist and PPS co-founder, Srey Bandaul, book signings by photographer Régis Binard, and a solo circus performance by Dara, one of the profiled students.
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Meanwhile, also tonight, Tuesday 25 at 6.30 pm, and only a few blocks away, celebrate a new beginning: the official opening of The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery at #59, Street 242. The first exhibition, entitled Phnom Penh: City of Grids, is a group show featuring work by Sopheap Pich, Sokhorn Meas, Vollak Kong, Kimhong Chheng, and Sophal Neak. The show runs until the end of February.
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On Wednesday 26, SaSa Bassac (#182E Sothearos Blvd ) presents a discussion between Fernando Aceves Humana and Chan Vitharin: Artists + Archaeologists / Mexico + Cambodia. This event coincides with the closing of the current exhibition Xilitla by Albert Samreth which approaches an abstracted comparison between the ruins of Xilitla, Mexico and Angkor, Cambodia. A bi-lingual event with simultaneous interpretration, from 6.30 pm.
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Also on Wednesday 26, the monthly Open Stage poetry night at Java Café features Ghanaian writer and poet Mercy Ananeh-Frempong and Philip Sen. As usual, the featured reading is preceded by a writers’ meet up at 6 pm, and followed by poetry open mic.
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The new Cambodian contemporary arts publication, MILK magazine holds its official Phnom Penh launch party at Simone Bistro & Art, a new café in the old Boeng Kak lakeside area, on Saturday 29, with music and live art.
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Commencing on Saturday 29 up in Siem Reap, the 10th Angkor Photo Festival is an international event that attracts photographers from all over the world, with the whole city decked out with photographic work. There’s far too much going on to do it justice in a few lines: check it all out at http://angkor-photo.com.

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 25 at 6.30 pm at Romeet Gallery, the launch of 20 Years, 20 Portraits, a new book celebrating the 20 years of Battambang-based arts organisation Phare Ponleu Selpak. Introduction by artist and PPS co-founder, Srey Bandaul, book signings by photographer Régis Binard, and a solo circus performance by Dara.
More infoTuesday 25 at 6.30 pm, the official opening of The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery at #59, Street 242. The first exhibition, Phnom Penh: City of Grids, features work by Sopheap Pich, Sokhorn Meas, Vollak Kong, Kimhong Chheng, and Sophal Neak. The show runs until the end of February.
More info

Wednesday 26 from 6.30 pm, SaSa Bassac (#182E Sothearos Blvd ) presents a discussion between Fernando Aceves Humana and Chan Vitharin: Artists + Archaeologists / Mexico + Cambodia.
More info

Wednesday 26, the monthly Open Stage poetry night at Java Café features Ghanaian writer and poet Mercy Ananeh-Frempong and Philip Sen. The featured reading is preceded by a writers’ meet up at 6 pm, and followed by poetry open mic.
More info

Saturday 29, new Cambodian contemporary arts publication MILK magazine official Phnom Penh launch party at Simone Bistro & Art, in the old Boeng Kak lakeside area, on with music and live art.
More info

Commencing on Saturday 29 up in Siem Reap, the 10th Angkor Photo Festival is an international event that attracts photographers from all over the world, with the whole city decked out with photographic work. There’s far too much going on to do it justice in a few lines: check it all out at http://angkor-photo.com.

Ongoing….

Meta House hosts Southern Spirit, a new exhibition by Kampot-based artist Vincent Broustet.
More infoAlso at Meta House, Happy Go Luck, a new photographic exhibition by Hong Kong expat LaFrenais Vidler, examining street life in Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong.
More info

At Romeet Gallery, an exhibition of two new major installation works by Battambang based artist Srey Bandaul. Under the Sarong examines gender relationships in Cambodian society; Site 2 revisits a Thai border refugee camp.
More info

Chinese House presents Glorious Numbers, an exhibition of paintings by Em Riem inspired by those numbered and photographed by the Khmer Rouge.
More info

Bophana Center hosts the official opening of an exhibition of photography and poetry presented by AEC-Foyer Lataste, a Franco-Khmer child protection and education NGO, examining “another side of humanitarian action, seen as an intercultural encounter.” Still and moving images are joined by poems in Khmer, English, Japanese and French.
More info

Institute français presents The Silent Life, a exhibition of works by French artists Chloé Jarry and Adrien Guigon, who are sharing a one-month creative residency in Cambodia, along with work produced by students from the Royal University of Fine Arts.
More info

Happy Paintings, by Stef (French Canadian artist Stéphane Delaprée) at The Plantation.
More info

Art and Silk – Structure Form Color, by German photographer Arjay Stevens, at The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel, examining Cambodian silk weaving.

XiLiTLA at Sasa Bassac (2nd Floor, #18 Sothearos Boulevard), by Albert Samreth, a show inspired by the Mexican town Xilitla, home to Las Pozas, a scultpure garden founded by English surrealist Edward James. Until November 29.
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
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Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 18 November, 2014

Greetings all,
Tonight, Tuesday 18 at Meta House, the opening of Southern Spirit, a new exhibition by Kampot-based artist Vincent Broustet: “a graphic variation on moods, beliefs, harshness and the spirit of the southern rural Cambodia […] his minimalist, meditative work is guided by the belief that poetry knows no borders, attempting to capture impressions rather than descriptions.” From 6 pm.
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On Wednesday 19, Cambodian Living Arts (128-G9 Sothearos Blvd) invites the arts community to the first event in a new initiative, Ket Leng Leng (“think for fun”), in which arts professionals will present and share ideas about the creative industries and entrepreneurship. This week, internationally acclaimed Smot singer Phoeun Srey Pov is the featured guest. 6 pm start, a Khmer language event. For more information, contact CLA programme coordinator Chhin Vanoeun, 017 42 52 92 or vanoeun [at] cambodianlivingarts.org

Also on Wednesday 19 at 6.15 pm, the latest series of Phnom Penh Community College midweek evening art workshops continues.
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On Thursday 20 at 7.30 pm, Java Café presents A Sense of Wonder a film by Haskell Wexler, based on the life and works of poet and environmentalist Rachel Carson, performed by Kailulani Lee. The screening will be followed by Q&A with Kailulani Lee.
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At Meta House on Thursday 20, the final reading of poet John Gartland’s ASEAN tour, featuring accompaniment from guitarist Christopher Minko. From 8 pm.
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On Friday 21 from 6.30 pm, Romeet Gallery hosts the opening of the exhibition of two new major installation works by Battambang based artist Srey Bandaul. Under the Sarong examines gender relationships in Cambodian society; Site 2 revisits a Thai border refugee camp. “Srey Bandaul is known for his paintings and installations featuring smoke, Cambodian fabric and mosquito netting. His work often speaks to his experience of war and the changing landscape of contemporary Cambodia.”
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Also on Friday 21, Chinese House presents Glorious Numbers, an exhibition of paintings by Em Riem inspired by those numbered and photographed by the Khmer Rouge. “I think of Man Ray: I too, paint what I cannot photograph. And, by painting these beings which were before their death photographed, I do not carry out a duty of remembrance. Much more humbly, I am then in a period for me almost always unspeakable and from time to time it comes to irrigate my creativity. I was a child then. But I did not forget.” From 6.30 pm.
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On Saturday 22 at 5 pm, Bophana Center hosts the official opening of an exhibition of photography and poetry presented by AEC-Foyer Lataste, a Franco-Khmer child protection and education NGO, examining “another side of humanitarian action, seen as an intercultural encounter.” Still and moving images are joined by poems in Khmer, English, Japanese and French. The exhibition commences on Tuesday 18.
More info

A new Cambodian contemporary arts publication, MILK magazine, kicks off with a pre-launch party at The Garden in Kampot on Saturday 22, with music and live art. A Phnom Penh launch will be held next week – details to come.
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On Sunday 23 at 6 pm, Bophana Center hosts a special screening of the documentary Life and Death at Preah Vihear by David Feingold, also featuring discussion with the filmmaker.
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Also on Sunday 23 at 6 pm at Meta House, Happy Go Luck, a new photographic exhibition by Hong Kong expat LaFrenais Vidler, examining street life in Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong. “… exploring the themes of social relationships with a particular investigation into the psychological and metaphysical barriers which seem to be placed between each of us.”
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PeePee Art & Crafts Market is a new venture by three Khmer and one Malaysian graphic designer that aims to provide a platform for DIY / handmade lovers to exchange ideas and inspire creative collaboration. They are seeking potential vendors for the event on Saturday 29 at Boeung Kak Village, St 93. Please contact peepeeartcrafts [at] gmail.com
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Look out next week (Tuesday 25) for the launch of the new Community Art Gallery on St 242, with the exhibition Phnom Penh: City of Grids, featuring five artists across a range of disciplines. Details to come.

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 18 from 6 pm at Meta House, Southern Spirit, a new exhibition by Kampot-based artist Vincent Broustet.
More info

Wednesday 19 at 6 pm, Cambodian Living Arts‘ new initiative, Ket Leng Leng (“think for fun”), Smot singer Phoeun Srey Pov is the featured guest. A Khmer language event. For more information, contact CLA programme coordinator Chhin Vanoeun, 017 42 52 92 or vanoeun [at] cambodianlivingarts.org.

Wednesday 19 at 6.15 pm, the latest series of Phnom Penh Community College midweek evening art workshops.
More info

Thursday 20 at 7.30 pm, Java Café presents A Sense of Wonder a film by Haskell Wexler, based on the life and works of poet and environmentalist Rachel Carson, performed by Kailulani Lee.
More info
Even more info
Even more more info

Thursday 20 at 8 pm at Meta House, the final reading of poet John Gartland’s ASEAN tour, featuring accompaniment from guitarist Christopher Minko.
More info

Friday 21 from 6.30 pm, Romeet Gallery hosts the opening of the exhibition of two new major installation works by Battambang based artist Srey Bandaul. Under the Sarong examines gender relationships in Cambodian society; Site 2 revisits a Thai border refugee camp.
More info

Friday 21 from 6.30 pm, Chinese House presents Glorious Numbers, an exhibition of paintings by Em Riem inspired by those numbered and photographed by the Khmer Rouge.
More info

Saturday 22 at 5 pm, Bophana Center hosts the official opening of an exhibition of photography and poetry presented by AEC-Foyer Lataste, a Franco-Khmer child protection and education NGO, examining “another side of humanitarian action, seen as an intercultural encounter.” Still and moving images are joined by poems in Khmer, English, Japanese and French. The exhibition commences on Tuesday 18.
More info

Saturday 22 at The Garden in Kampot, new Cambodian contemporary arts publication, MILK magazine, kicks off with a pre-launch party with music and live art.
More info

Sunday 23 at 6 pm, Bophana Center hosts a special screening of the documentary Life and Death at Preah Vihear by David Feingold, also featuring discussion with the filmmaker.
More info

Sunday 23 at 6 pm at Meta House, Happy Go Luck, a new photographic exhibition by Hong Kong expat LaFrenais Vidler, examining street life in Lan Kwai Fong, Hong Kong.
More info

Ongoing….
Institute français presents The Silent Life, a exhibition of works by French artists Chloé Jarry and Adrien Guigon, who are sharing a one-month creative residency in Cambodia, along with work produced by students from the Royal University of Fine Arts.
More info

Happy Paintings, by Stef (French Canadian artist Stéphane Delaprée) at The Plantation.
More info

Art and Silk – Structure Form Color, by German photographer Arjay Stevens, at The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel, examining Cambodian silk weaving.

XiLiTLA at Sasa Bassac (2nd Floor, #18 Sothearos Boulevard), by Albert Samreth, a show inspired by the Mexican town Xilitla, home to Las Pozas, a scultpure garden founded by English surrealist Edward James. Until November 29.
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 11 November, 2014

Greetings all,

Tonight, Tuesday 11, Bophana Center presents a public lecture, Khmer Architecture after Independence, by Khuon Khun-Neay, Deputy Director General of APSARA and colleague of Vann Molyvann during the 1960s. A Khmer language event. From 6 pm.
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Wednesday 12 at 6 pm, Java Café presents Seeing through unpredictability, a talk with curator Vanini Belarmino on collaboration and curating bodies. Vanini is currently working with Chey Chankethya, Artistic Director of Amrita Performing Arts, to develop the newest collaboration: Transporting Rituals for the ArtScience Late programme at the ArtScience Museum of Singapore.
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The latest series of Phnom Penh Community College midweek evening art workshops commence on Wednesday 12 at 6.15 pm: self portrait in oil and landscape painting in acrylic spread over four weeks. Best for beginners or intermediate level painters.
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Thursday 13 at 6.30 pm, the Institute français presents the opening of The Silent Life, a exhibition of works by French artists Chloé Jarry and Adrien Guigon, who are sharing a one-month creative residency in Cambodia, along with work produced by students from the Royal University of Fine Arts. Still life from everyday items, ceramics and found objects.
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Opening Thursday 13 and continuing through to Monday 17 is the annual Phnom Penh International Music Festival. Bookended by a gala opening and finale at the InterContinental, through performances at Meta House, and the presentation of Gregorian chants at St Josephs Chapel, a wide range of international and local performers will be presented, around a central theme of mythology in music. Tickets available now and at the door.
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Up in Battambang on Friday 14, Lotus Bar and gallery hosts Revolution, a night of music, poetry and art – avant garde electronica, improvisation, ukulele, spoken word and still more – featuring Saphy Vong, Lafidki, Tim Hall, John Gartland and Chris Minko. Starts at 7:30 pm.
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The Cambodia International Film Festival is looking for volunteers for a variety of roles and responsibilities before and during the early December event. Check it out here.

Kumnooh regrets overlooking the latest exhibition, Happy Paintings, by Stef (French Canadian artist Stéphane Delaprée) at The Plantation, which started last week.
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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 11 at 6 pm at Bophana Center, a public lecture, Khmer Architecture after Independence, by Khuon Khun-Neay, Deputy Director General of APSARA.
More info

Wednesday 12 at 6 pm, Java Café presents Seeing through unpredictability, a talk with curator Vanini Belarmino on collaboration and curating bodies.
More infoWednesday 12 at 6.15 pm, the latest series of Phnom Penh Community College midweek evening art workshops.
More info

Thursday 13 at 6.30 pm, the Institute français presents the opening of The Silent Life, a exhibition of works by French artists Chloé Jarry and Adrien Guigon, who are sharing a one-month creative residency in Cambodia, along with work produced by students from the Royal University of Fine Arts.
More info

Thursday 13 to Monday 17, the annual Phnom Penh International Music Festival. The InterContinental, Meta House, and St Josephs Chapel.
More info

Friday 14 from 7.30 pm, Lotus Bar and gallery hosts Revolution, a night of music, poetry and art featuring Saphy Vong, Lafidki, Tim Hall, John Gartland and Chris Minko. Starts at 7:30 pm.
More info

Ongoing….
Happy Paintings, by Stef (French Canadian artist Stéphane Delaprée) at The Plantation.
More infoAt Meta House, Impressions of Rajasthan by Phnom Penh-based photographer Kiira Gustafson.
More info

At Meta House, an exhibition by US artist Bruce Gunderson, Illusion And The Science Of Reality And Beyond The Rational Horizon.
More info

Chinese House
presents French photographer Vincent Thouard’s Phnom Penh Street, seeking to capture the people and the life of the city.
More info

ShowBox (#11, Street 330), an exhibition Women, developed in collaboration between Myley Rattle, Uro Chimaru and Conrad Keely, showcasing several upcoming Khmer artists.
More info

Art and Silk – Structure Form Color, by German photographer Arjay Stevens, at The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel, examining Cambodian silk weaving.

XiLiTLA at Sasa Bassac (2nd Floor, #18 Sothearos Boulevard), by Albert Samreth, a show inspired by the Mexican town Xilitla, home to Las Pozas, a scultpure garden founded by English surrealist Edward James. Until November 29.
More info

Upstairs at Java Cafe: Inverted Sewer comprises new paintings by Meas Sokhorn, a bright red return exploring the surface and the undercurrents of Phnom Penh life.
More info
Even more info

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

The Hotel Cambodiana is currently hosting an exhibition of the work of Asasax, under the title The Last Civilisation. Until 16 November.
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 4 November, 2014

Greetings all,

A quiet week, as expected, for the return of Water Festival for the first time since 2010, with many venues closed.

On Sunday 9, you can take a public architecture tour of central Phnom Penh by cyclo hosted by Khmer Architecture Tours. $15 per person including cyclo transport. Reservations required, email contact [[at]] ka-tours.org. Meet at the Post Office, 8:30 am.

Coming soon, though, is a bit of a festival season, beginning with the 11th annual Phnom Penh International Music Festival from November 13 to 17. Five concerts from Thursday to Monday, featuring a mix of European and Asian composers and performers. Check it all out here: here and here.

Later in the month, up in Siem Reap, the 10th Angkor Photo Festival, running from November 29 to December 6. This international event attracts photographers from all over the world, with the whole city decked out with photographic work. Well worth a visit. See angkor-photo.com.

And then the Cambodian International Film Festival 2014, from December 5 – 10. Check the details as they come alive at www.cambodia-iff.com and www.facebook.com/cambodiafilm.

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…
Sunday 9 from 8.30 am, public architecture tour of central Phnom Penh by cyclo hosted by Khmer Architecture Tours. Reservations required, email contact [[at]] ka-tours.org.
Ongoing….
At Meta House, Impressions of Rajasthan by Phnom Penh-based photographer Kiira Gustafson.
More info

At Meta House, an exhibition by US artist Bruce Gunderson, Illusion And The Science Of Reality And Beyond The Rational Horizon.
More info

Chinese House presents French photographer Vincent Thouard’s Phnom Penh Street, seeking to capture the people and the life of the city.
More info

ShowBox (#11, Street 330), an exhibition Women, developed in collaboration between Myley Rattle, Uro Chimaru and Conrad Keely, showcasing several upcoming Khmer artists.
More info

Art and Silk – Structure Form Color, by German photographer Arjay Stevens, at The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel, examining Cambodian silk weaving.

At the Institute Francais, as part of the Once upon a time… Phnom Penh City event, two parallel exhibitions, running until November 9, take different views on the development of the city, one via archival documents, the other a contemporary photographic view through the works of Chhay Kanha and Jean-François Perigois.
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XiLiTLA at Sasa Bassac (2nd Floor, #18 Sothearos Boulevard), by Albert Samreth, a show inspired by the Mexican town Xilitla, home to Las Pozas, a scultpure garden founded by English surrealist Edward James. Until November 29.
More info

Upstairs at Java Cafe: Inverted Sewer comprises new paintings by Meas Sokhorn, a bright red return exploring the surface and the undercurrents of Phnom Penh life.
More info
Even more info

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

The Hotel Cambodiana is currently hosting an exhibition of the work of Asasax, under the title The Last Civilisation. Until 16 November.
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