Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 24 February, 2015

Greetings all,

At Bophana Center tonight, Tuesday 24 at 6 pm, a lecture entitled Audiovisual Preservation and the Challenges of Digital Age to be given by Dr Dietrich Schüller, a cultural anthropologist and ethnomusicologist, and consultant to the Austrian Academy of Sciences and UNESCO, on the efforts to preserve cultural artefacts in a digital setting. The lecture is in English, and will be followed by a Q&A session.
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All this week at Meta House, a presentation of an international documentary competition, the Los Angeles based SIM (Social Impact Media) Awards, which aims to support and promote independent film and humanitarian communities in global awareness, social justice, human rights and humanitarian development. The selection includes films from all over the world, with a wide variety of subject matter. First screenings Tuesday 24 from 7 pm, then every day through to Sunday 1 at 4 pm and 7 pm. Two Cambodian films are included in the programme on Wednesday 25.
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Until the end of the week, Friday 27, an exhibition BarCamp 2014 Sketchnotes at Rik Reay Gallery (Street 178, nr St 19), featuring art from Prum Vannak, Sao Sreymao,Moeu ‘Vuth’ Diyadaravuth, and Kong Monirath.
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Coming soon to Phnom Penh Community College, on Saturday 7, an afternoon session on still life oil painting presented by Katsiaryna Montague. To register, emailinfo@phnompenhcommunitycollege.com with your name and contact details.
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For a more rock’n’roll 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.comand 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 24 at 6 pm at Bophana Center, a lecture Audiovisual Preservation and the Challenges of Digital Age by Dr Dietrich Schüller, followed by a Q&A session.
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Tuesday 24 at 7 pm at Meta House, opening of the SIM (Social Impact Media) Awards Festival, featuring independent social issues documentaries from around the world.
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Wednesday 25 to Sunday 1, at 4 pm and 7 pm, at Meta House, twice daily sessions of films from the the SIM (Social Impact Media) Awards, independent social issues documentaries from around the world.
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Until the end of the week, Friday 27, an exhibition BarCamp 2014 Sketchnotes at Rik Reay Gallery (Street 178, nr St 19), featuring art from Prum Vannak, Sao Sreymao,Moeu ‘Vuth’ Diyadaravuth, and Kong Monirath.
More info

Ongoing….

At Meta House, Khmer, A Portrait, an exhibition by Canadian photographer Blair McDougall.
More info

Showbox Gallery presents Faces of India, a photographic exhibition by Kaztet Dee.
More info

Java Café, presents Unity, the celebrated photographic work of Kim Hak, “an intimate and emotional portrayal of a country mourning the death of its former King Sihanouk.”
More info

At the French Institute and spreading all over Phnom Penh until the end of February, PhotoPhnomPenh 2015. Check out the wide ranging programme at the website: http://ppp.institutfrancais-cambodge.com.
More info

SaSa Bassac presents a parallel exhibitions: Day by Day, by Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, and Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared: Contemporary Art in Bangkok and Phnom Penh, featuring many Bangkok and Phnom Penh artists.
More info

McDermott Gallery Old Market Siem Reap hosts the Southern Spirits, a new exhibition by Kampot based artist Vincent Broustet.
More info

Phnom Penh: City of Grids, featuring work by Sopheap Pich, Sokhorn Meas, Vollak Kong, Kimhong Chheng, and Sophal Neak, is the first exhibition at The Asia Foundation’s new Community Art Gallery at #59, Street 242. The show runs until the end of February.
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 theNational 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 17 February, 2015

Greetings all,

On Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19, Meta House is hosting a series of screenings of Cambodia documentaries from the 80s and 90s, presented personally, with Q&A sessions, by filmmaker David A. Feingold. Waiting for Cambodia, and Return to Year Zero? screen on Wednesday, then Inside the Khmer Rouge and Silent Sentinels, Coward’s War on Thursday – both nights commence at 7 pm.
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In Siem Reap on Thursday 19, the fortnightly participatory Spoken Arts night at KARMA Café- Bar. Poets, performers, MCs, musicians and people with ears are invited from 8pm.
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On Friday 20 at 6 pm, Meta House presents the opening of Khmer, A Portrait, an exhibition by Canadian photographer Blair McDougall. He writes: “I wanted to isolate the subject but still maintain a subtle connection to their surroundings. I feel that this allows the viewer to create a narrative of their own in most cases which, by default (I think), makes it more interesting and/or personal.”
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At Meta House on Saturday 21 at 7 pm is a screening of the 2014 documentaryAngkor’s Children, a telling of the cultural and artistic renaissance in contemporary Cambodia, focusing on young Cambodian women: a singer of Buddhist poetry, a circus artist and the Messenger Band, a protest singing group formed former garment workers. The evening will feature a Q&A with the artists featured in the film.
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On the afternoon of Sunday 22, a chance to take a cyclo tour of the buildings of major Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann, whose style defines 1960s Phnom Penh architecture, including University buildings and Olympic Stadium. Hosted by Khmer Architecture Tours. $15 per person. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
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While on the topic of Vann Molyvann, an IndieGoGo crowdfunding campaign has been recently established for The Man Who Built Cambodia, an independent documentary bylittleBIG Films. You can read all about it here. And there’s more about efforts to save the Vann Molyvann legacy here.

To finish the week, a special Chinese New Year concert at Meta House on Sunday 22 at 8 pm, works of Bach and Chopin performed by Steve Retallick (Cello) and Etienne Chenevier (Piano). USD10/USD3. Free wine and soft drinks!
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For a more rock’n’roll 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.comand ask to be added to the venue/artists list. We are only as good as the information we receive.

In brief: new and returning…
Wednesday 18 at 7 pm at Meta House, filmmaker David A. Feingold presents 1980s documentaries Waiting for Cambodia, and Return to Year Zero?
More info

Thursday 19 at 7 pm at Meta House filmmaker David A. Feingold presents 1990s documentaries Inside the Khmer Rouge and Silent Sentinels, Coward’s War.
More info

Thursday 19 at 8 pm, Spoken Arts night at KARMA Café- Bar in Siem Reap.
More info

Friday 20 at 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of Khmer, A Portrait, an exhibition by Canadian photographer Blair McDougall.
More info

Saturday 21 at 7 pm, Meta House hosts a screening of the 2014 documentary Angkor’s Children, a telling of the cultural and artistic renaissance in contemporary Cambodia, focusing on young Cambodian women, plus Q&A with the artists featured in the film.
More info

Sunday 22 at 2.30 pm, a cyclo tour of the buildings of major Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 22 at 8 pm at Meta House, a special Chinese New Year concert featuring the works of Bach and Chopin performed by Steve Retallick (Cello) and Etienne Chenevier (Piano). USD10/USD3. Free wine and soft drinks!
More info

Ongoing….

Meta House presents an installation by artist Ingrid Heuser:Group Picture – holes in people are for breathing or from shooting.
More info

Showbox Gallery presents Faces of India, a photographic exhibition by Kaztet Dee.
More info

Java Café, presents Unity, the celebrated photographic work of Kim Hak, “an intimate and emotional portrayal of a country mourning the death of its former King Sihanouk.”
More info

At the French Institute and spreading all over Phnom Penh until the end of February, PhotoPhnomPenh 2015. Check out the wide ranging programme at the website: http://ppp.institutfrancais-cambodge.com.
More info

SaSa Bassac presents a parallel exhibitions: Day by Day, by Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, and Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared: Contemporary Art in Bangkok and Phnom Penh, featuring many Bangkok and Phnom Penh artists.
More info

Simone Art Café (93 St, Boeung Kak Lake) presents an exhibition by street artist Anthea Missy, Holographic.
More info

The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Phnom Penh hosts an exhibition, Alive + Hope, by photographer Kim Hak, in partnership with Sihanouk Hospital of HOPE. Until February 22.

The Teahouse (#32, St 242) presents Collages, a collection of portraits of celebrities by French artist Mario Angel.
More info

McDermott Gallery Old Market Siem Reap hosts the Southern Spirits, a new exhibition by Kampot based artist Vincent Broustet.
More info

Phnom Penh: City of Grids, featuring work by Sopheap Pich, Sokhorn Meas, Vollak Kong, Kimhong Chheng, and Sophal Neak, is the first exhibition at The Asia Foundation’s new Community Art Gallery at #59, Street 242. The show runs until the end of February.
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 theNational 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 10 February, 2015

Greetings all,

On Wednesday 11 Java Café’s monthly Open Stage features novelist and singer/songwriter Ma Chanpanha, screenwriter Stephen Row and poet and singer-songwriter Tim Hall. As usual, the evening commences at 6 pm with a writers’ meet-up, with main acts at 7 pm to be followed by a open mic session to close. Note Tim Hall is also performing full concerts, of differing musical stripes, at Meta House on Friday and Java Cafe on Saturday nightMore info

Also on Wednesday 11, at Meta House, the premiere screening of Sao Sopheak’sdocumentary The Beauty and the Beat, featuring the career and work of Chumvan Sodhachivy, known as Belle, a Cambodian contemporary dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher. To be followed by Q&A with Chumvan Sodhachivy and Sao Sopheak.
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To be followed at 8 pm, also at Meta House, by a screening of a new documentary,Snow, the story of Ian Woodford, an Australian who spent many years in Cambodia, probably best known for opening the legendary bar Maxine’s on Chruy Changvar. Director Tim Corrigan will hold a Q&A afterwards.
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On Thursday 12, Showbox Gallery presents the opening of Faces of India, a photographic exhibition by Kaztet Dee, images inspired by his love for the country and its people. The exhibition runs only until February 19.More infoFrom Thursday 12 to Sunday 15, Meta House hosts a series of presentations of the best international short films in 2014 via Interfilm Berlin. In particular, on Thursday night from 7 pm, the best films from the 60th edition of Interfilm, including a Q&A with festival director Heinz Hermanns. Check out the Meta House website for details of the Best Short Films from Japan on Saturday evening, and short films for children on Sunday afternoon.
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On Friday 13, Meta House presents a filmmaker talk by Britta Senn, from Dok Lepizig, the prestigious non-fiction and animation film festival, on new trends in documentary cinema in cross media, transmedia and interactive media, such as webdocs, apps, and web native projects. From 5 pm.
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Up in Siem Reap this weekend, Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, the Sok San Festival is an epic conglomeration of workshops and performances featuring everything from hula hoops and skateboards to African drumming and kite flying.  Two days of exuberance.

Also out of town, a new fundraising project has been launched for the Kampot Arts and Music Association, a new effort by Julien Poulson of the Cambodian Space Project to build a performing arts centre in Kampot. You can find out more and contribute here and get details in preparation for the opening party here.

A new website has been launched for Phnom Penh resident Frederikke Tu, a professional artist from Denmark. Frederikke works full time creating artwork, including oil, acrylic, watercolor paintings, photography, animation and digital media.

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…
Wednesday 11 Java Café’s monthly Open Stage features novelist and singer/songwriter Ma Chanpanha, screenwriter Stephen Row and poet and singer-songwriter Tim Hall. As usual, the evening commences at 6 pm with a writers’ meet-up, with main acts at 7 pm to be followed by a open mic session to close.
More infoWednesday 11, 7 pm at Meta House, the premiere screening of Sao Sopheak’sdocumentary The Beauty and the Beat, featuring the career and work of Chumvan Sodhachivy, known as Belle, a Cambodian contemporary dancer, choreographer, and dance teacher. To be followed by Q&A with Chumvan Sodhachivy and Sao Sopheak.
More info

Wednesday 11, 8 pm at Meta House, by a screening of a new documentary,Snow, the story of Ian Woodford. Director Tim Corrigan will hold a Q&A afterwards.
More infoThursday 12, 6 pm, Showbox Gallery presents the opening of Faces of India, a photographic exhibition by Kaztet Dee.
More infoThursday 12 to Sunday 15, Meta House hosts a series of presentations of the best international short films in 2014 via Interfilm Berlin. Check out the Meta House website for the range of sessions.
More info

Friday 13 at 5 pm Meta House presents a filmmaker talk by Britta Senn, from Dok Lepizig, the prestigious non-fiction and animation film festival, on new trends in documentary cinema.
More info

Saturday 14 and Sunday 15, in Siem Reap, two days of exuberance at the Sok San Festival.
More info

Ongoing….

Meta House presents an installation by artist Ingrid Heuser:Group Picture – holes in people are for breathing or from shooting.
More info

Java Café, presents Unity, the celebrated photographic work of Kim Hak, “an intimate and emotional portrayal of a country mourning the death of its former King Sihanouk.”
More info

At the French Institute and spreading all over Phnom Penh until the end of February, PhotoPhnomPenh 2015. Check out the wide ranging programme at the website: http://ppp.institutfrancais-cambodge.com.
More info

SaSa Bassac presents a parallel exhibitions: Day by Day, by Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, and Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared: Contemporary Art in Bangkok and Phnom Penh, featuring many Bangkok and Phnom Penh artists.
More info

Simone Art Café (93 St, Boeung Kak Lake) presents an exhibition by street artist Anthea Missy, Holographic.
More info

The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Phnom Penh hosts an exhibition, Alive + Hope, by photographer Kim Hak, in partnership with Sihanouk Hospital of HOPE. Until February 22.

The Teahouse (#32, St 242) presents Collages, a collection of portraits of celebrities by French artist Mario Angel.
More info

McDermott Gallery Old Market Siem Reap hosts the Southern Spirits, a new exhibition by Kampot based artist Vincent Broustet.
More info

Phnom Penh: City of Grids, featuring work by Sopheap Pich, Sokhorn Meas, Vollak Kong, Kimhong Chheng, and Sophal Neak, is the first exhibition at The Asia Foundation’s new Community Art Gallery at #59, Street 242. The show runs until the end of February. 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 theNational 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 3 February, 2015

Greetings all,

Tonight, Tuesday 3, Meta House presents a German-Cambodian art night. At 6 pm the opening of an installation by artist Ingrid Heuser: Group Picture – holes in people are for breathing or from shooting, which “features 30 human shaped figures, made of paper – live-sized, movable, vulnerable and dotted with small holes – like shadow puppets.”
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Then at 8 pm, also Tuesday 3, Meta House hosts a DVD-extras kind of night to celebrate the Cambodian premiere last weekend of the documentary Cambodian Son, in the presence of its subject, the poet Kosal Khiev, and filmmaker Masahiro Sugano. The evening will include screenings of unreleased footage and an internationally networked Q&A.
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The rest of the week is dominated by events to wind up the first week of PhotoPhnomPenh 2015. Note that many exhibitions around the city remain open through the month of February. For full details see the festival website. Here is a sample of what’s on this week:

Tuesday 3 at 6.30 pm, opening of the exhibition Femmes photographes, at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, featuring Harit Srikao, Katharina Lepic, Shen Chao-Liang and Alban Lécuyer.
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Wednesday 4 at 6.30 pm: Intersection, at the French Institute, the presentation of a project involving Cambodian and international photographers in dialogue over the city of Phnom Penh. Screening and discussion with Caleb Ming, Harit Srikao, Shen Chao-Liang, EmericLhuisset, Vannak Khun, Neak Sophal, Serey Kith, and Chung Uong Chhor (Gio).
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Also on Wednesday 4 from 6.30 pm, a concert with music from Tamaraka in the garden of the French Institute, which will include a screening of a PhotoPhnomPenhretrospective.
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Then up in Siem Reap on Thursday 5, the fortnightly participatory Spoken Arts night is on at KARMA Café- Bar. Poets, performers, MCs, musicians and people with ears are invited from 8pm.
More info

For a change of pace, Khmer Architecture Tours are offering two public cyclo tours this month: Central Phnom Penh on Sunday 8 and the New Khmer Architecture of Vann Molyvann on Sunday 22. Meet at the Post Office at 8.30 am. $15 per person including transport. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

For a more musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guideLengPleng.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.comand 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 3 at 6 pm, Meta House presents an installation by artist Ingrid HeuserGroup Picture – holes in people are for breathing or from shooting.
More info

Tuesday 3 at 8 pm, Meta House hosts a DVD-extras kind of night to celebrate the Cambodian premiere last weekend of the documentary Cambodian Son, in the presence of its subject, the poet Kosal Khiev, and filmmaker Masahiro Sugano.
More info

Tuesday 3 at 6.30 pm, opening of the exhibition Femmes photographes, at the Royal University of Phnom Penh, featuring Harit Srikao, Katharina Lepic, Shen Chao-Liang and Alban Lécuyer.
More info

Wednesday 4 at 6.30 pm: Intersection, at the French Institute, the presentation of a project involving Cambodian and international photographers in dialogue over the city of Phnom Penh. Screening and discussion with Caleb Ming, Harit Srikao, Shen Chao-Liang, EmericLhuisset, Vannak Khun, Neak Sophal, Serey Kith, and Chung Uong Chhor (Gio).
More info

Wednesday 4 from 6.30 pm, a concert with music from Tamaraka in the garden of theFrench Institute, which will include a screening of a PhotoPhnomPenh retrospective.
More info

Thursday 5, the fortnightly participatory Spoken Arts Siem Reap at KARMA Café- Bar. From 8pm.
More info

Sunday 8 Khmer Architecture cyclo tour: Central Phnom Penh. Meet at the Post Office at 8.30 am. $15 per person including transport. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

Ongoing….
Showbox Gallery (#11, St 330, Tuol Sleng) presents The City. Featured artists include Peter Klashorst, David Holliday, Kosal Khiev, Conrad Keely, and Bernadette Vincent. Runs until the February 10.
More info

Java Café, presents Unity, the celebrated photographic work of Kim Hak, “an intimate and emotional portrayal of a country mourning the death of its former King Sihanouk.”
More info

Meta House hosts Save the change? Evolution from Student to Designer, an exhibition showcasing the work of 14 Limkokwing University graduating students in professional design.
More info

At the French Institute and spreading all over Phnom Penh until the end of February, PhotoPhnomPenh 2015. Check out the wide ranging programme at the website: http://ppp.institutfrancais-cambodge.com.
More info

SaSa Bassac presents a parallel exhibitions: Day by Day, by Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, and Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared: Contemporary Art in Bangkok and Phnom Penh, featuring many Bangkok and Phnom Penh artists.
More info

Simone Art Café (93 St, Boeung Kak Lake) presents an exhibition by street artist Anthea Missy, Holographic.
More info

The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Phnom Penh hosts an exhibition,Alive + Hope, by photographer Kim Hak, in partnership with Sihanouk Hospital of HOPE. Until February 22.

The Teahouse (#32, St 242) presents Collages, a collection of portraits of celebrities by French artist Mario Angel.
More info

Meta House presents a showcase of the latest painting graduates from the Royal University of Fine Arts: Sou Kimsan, Chheng Kimhong, Mom Tola, Im Pisey, Pang Darin, Sum Samnang, Thun Dina, Tep Chanthy, Yi Sophanith, and Uy Sopheaktra.
More info

McDermott Gallery Old Market Siem Reap hosts the Southern Spirits, a new exhibition by Kampot based artist Vincent Broustet.
More info

Phnom Penh: City of Grids, featuring work by Sopheap Pich, Sokhorn Meas, Vollak Kong, Kimhong Chheng, and Sophal Neak, is the first exhibition at The Asia Foundation’s new Community Art Gallery at #59, Street 242. The show runs until the end of February. 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 theNational 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