Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 2 June, 2015

Greetings,

On Wednesday 3 at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Ratanakiri, an exhibition of photographs by Cédric Delannoy, who spent three years in the province working on the Annâdya project, a European Union funded effort to improve food security for ethnic minorities in far north eastern Cambodia.   Cédric will introduce a documentary on the project at 6.30 pm, with cocktail reception to follow.
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Coming up on Wednesdays in June, commencing Wednesday 3 at 6.15 pm, Phnom Penh Community College presents a series of workshops entitled Fundamentals of Drawing under direction of France Damon. Bookings essential.
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At Meta House on Thursday 4 at 6pm, the opening of a retrospective of work by textile and print artist Marine Ky, Optical Screens and The Earth, curated by Dana Langlois. Runs until 28th June. As part of the exhibition, on Saturday 6 at 4 pm Marine will hold an artists’ talk, Crafting the Sublime to discuss craft, beauty and transforming the everyday into art.
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Down in Kampot on Saturday 6 at 8 pm, Ecran Moviehouse presents An Evening With Scott Bywater, a special show combining songs, spoken word poetry and visuals. The show will contain material from the WASH collaboration as well as newer work. Scott is also performing a more straightforward rock’n’roll show full of original compositions at Madi’s House, Kampot, on Friday 5.
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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

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In brief: new and returning…
Wednesday 3 at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Ratanakiri, an exhibition of photographs by Cédric Delannoy.   Cédric will introduce a documentary, Annâdya, at 6.30 pm, with cocktail reception to follow.
More info
Even more info

Commencing Wednesday 3 at 6.15 pm, Phnom Penh Community College presents a series of workshops entitled Fundamentals of Drawing under direction of France Damon.   Bookings essential.
More info

Thursday 4 at 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of a retrospective of work by textile and print artist Marine KyOptical Screens and The Earth, curated by Dana Langlois.  Runs until 28th June.

Saturday 6 at 4 pm at Meta HouseMarine Ky will hold an artists’ talk, Crafting the Sublime to discuss craft, beauty and transforming the everyday into art.
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Saturday 6 at 8 pm, Ecran Moviehouse in Kampot presents An Evening With Scott Bywater, a special show combining songs, spoken word poetry and visuals.
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Ongoing….
Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents 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).   Until June 11.
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At MetaHouse, a poster exhibition Creativity In The Cities that depicts creative spaces in east and south east Asia and Europe.
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At the French Institute, images of World War One from French cartoonist Jacques Tardi’s book Putain de guerre, including works produced in 2014 by students of the Lycée français René Descartes.
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At Sammaki Gallery in Battambang, Meet the neighbours, featuring photographs from Ben Valentine and drawings, paintings and sculptures by local children.
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At Java Café, Human Nature, paintings by Oeur Sokuntevy, exploring “the ambiguity between humanity and the natural world through fantastical scenarios.”
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SaSaBassac presents their new exhibition Having a hole or empty space inside, a collection of drawings and sculptures by Yim Maline.
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At The PlantationWater is Life by renowned Khmer photojournalist Remissa Mak.
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Lotus Gallery in Battambang (#53, St 2.5) presents Women by Women featuring artworks by Chhan DinaBernadette Vincent and Anna Sudra.
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Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra hosts Wonders of 1929, a collection of vintage photographs of Cambodia, the work of Georges Portal, a French actor and director.
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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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New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
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Elegy: Reflections on Angkor by John McDermott. The award-winning American photographer maintains his strong presence on the Siem Reap art scene with his mesmerizing monochromatic fine art images of Angkor taken between 1995-2009. Now exhibiting in three McDermott Galleries located in the Old Market Area, FCC Angkor Complex and Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor.
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Plae Pakaa, a program of 3 rotating performances of Cambodian traditional arts at the National Museum of Phnom Penh. A Cambodian Living Arts production. Every Friday and Saturday, 7 pm (May to September); Monday to Saturday, 7 pm (October to April).
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Phare Ponleu Selpak, the famous Cambodian circus school offers nightly performances in both Siem Reap and Battambang, on a rolling cycle of different works.
In Siem Reap: at 7.30 pm under the big top in Siem Reap, behind the Angkor National Museum, in front of Angkor Century Hotel.
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In Battambang: visual arts exhibition from 6.15 pm then circus show at 7 pm.
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DanceWorldCambodia offers classes in adult ballet and yoga.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

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