Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 10 March 2015

Greetings all,

On Wednesday 11 at 6.30 pm, the Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) opens its second exhibition, Phnom Penh: Open City, Open Mind, featuring the work of Chhunly Poy and Kolab Koeurm (animation), Davit Pum (architecture), Chansi Voung (art and architecture), Prom Putvisal (painting and etching) and Kim Philley (fiction). The show runs through to June.
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A special powerhouse edition of the monthly Java Café Open Stage poetry night on Wednesday 11 will feature Cambodian stars Anida Yoeu Ali and Kosal Khiev, joined by Botswana poet TJ Dema. From 7 pm.
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On Thursday 12 at 6.30 pm at the French Institute, the opening of an exhibition entitled Photography, space and architecture.   The works, by of a group of photography students under the guidance of Alban Lécuyer and Sovan Philong, focuses on Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports.
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On Saturday 14 from 2 pm, a special Art Festival is being presented by Develop Boeng Kak Art, featuring a range of music and street art. Entry $5/$2, children free!
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Phare Ponleu Selpak, the renowned circus and arts organisation, celebrates its 20th birthday with a gala event at the Sofitel Phnom Penh on Sunday 15 from 2.30 pm, featuring a circus show, charity auction and live painting.
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For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guideLengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp

Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com

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In brief: new and returning…

Wednesday 11 at 7 pm, at Java Café, the monthly Open Stage poetry night featuring Anida Yoeu Ali, Kosal Khiev and TJ Dema.
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Wednesday 11 at 6.30 pm, Phnom Penh: Open City, Open Mind, featuring the work of Chhunly Poy and Kolab Koeurm (animation), Davit Pum (architecture), Chansi Voung (art and architecture), Prom Putvisal (painting and etching) and Kim Philley (fiction), at the Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242).
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Thursday 12 at 6.30 pm at the French Institute, the opening of an exhibition entitled Photography, space and architecture, focusing on Phnom Penh and Siem Reap airports.
More info

Saturday 14 from 2 pm, a special Art Festival is being presented by Develop Boeng Kak Art, featuring a range of music and street art. Entry $5/$2, children free!
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Sunday 15 from 2.30 pm, Phare Ponleu Selpak celebrates its 20th birthday with a gala event at the Sofitel Phnom Penh on, featuring a circus show, charity auction and live painting.
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Ongoing…

Garude Restaurant/Gallery (#21, St 466, off Monivong Blvd, south of Mao Tse Tung Blvd), presents Kar Chabphtaem – New Beginnings, featuring range of artists, both local and international, diverging cultural and artistic backgrounds.
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At The Plantation, Manu, a new exhibition by painter and sculptor Thang Sothea, a set of 30 sculptures represent the cycle of life and the development of humanity.
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At Meta House, Khmer, A Portrait, an exhibition by Canadian photographer Blair McDougall.
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McDermott Gallery Old Market Siem Reap hosts the Southern Spirits, a new exhibition by Kampot based artist Vincent Broustet.
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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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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 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).
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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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