Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 21 July, 2015

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Tonight, Tuesday 21, Dipika Kohli hosts a conversation on the theme of Value, from 6 – 7.30 pm. Numbers are limited to six; the location will be shared with RSVP’d guests only. Request an invitation at: designkompany.com/contact.
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On Wednesday 22, from 6 – 7.30 pm, Sa Sa Art Projects presents Vibrating Phnom Penh: An Experimental Lecture by Thai installation and sound artist Arnont Nongyao. “Arnont will discuss and showcase different kinds of vibration and “noise” around Phnom Penh city, which is formed by their site specificity and shape of things.  This is a participatory lecture where audience will be encouraged to share and discuss about sound and “noise” in Phnom Penh. No background or previous knowledge about sound or “noise” is required.”
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On Thursday 23, Bophana Center presents the opening of the exhibition Cambodia Green Will, the culmination of a photography contest for young people to raise awareness and encourage the idea of green economy. The event will include a panel discussion. Starts at 6.30 pm.
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This Saturday 25 Phnom Penh Community College is offering a day full of painting. Chhan Dina will lead participants through abstract acrylic painting in the morning and cubism with acrylics in the afternoon.   Registration essential: send email to info@phnompenhcommunitycollege.com with your name and contact details.
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On Saturday 25 at 7 pm at Meta House, the performance of a brand new original work, The Stones Are Awake: a collaborative, multi-faceted art performance blending poetry, sound, and images. Based on an original text by poet Scott Bywater, with accompanied music and light by Warren Daly,inspirations, responses and curvature by Greg Bem and Tashi Ko (Seattle), and the voice of Bernadette Vincent. This is a limited seating event: $10 entrance, $5 for students, collected at the door. Ticketing/RSVPs via attendance list. To secure a seat, please email scoddy67@gmail.com with your preference of chair or floor cushion.
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Late on Saturday 25, at 11.30 pm at Java Arts, in an interactive art happening, Miko Kuro’s Midnight Tea, twelve women will join forces “to co-create a unique 3-hr art ritual celebrating Self-Care called Season of Contentment.” If you would like to participate in this interactive art happening please email mikokuro@gmail.com to RSVP to receive further instructions.
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On Sunday 26 at Meta House, from 8 pm, as part of The Piano Shop Concert Series 2015, violinist Mathias Bogener plays 24 caprices by Paganini. $10/$3,for reservation and additional information please contact 077 787 038 or 016 985 828.
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Dance World Cambodia commences Bollywood classes with Pravenna Cartelli – two classes each week, Wednesday 7.15 pm and Saturday 11.30 am, $8 per class.   For more information contact dance@danceworldcambodia.

Coming up next week in Siem Reap, a poetry reading/launch by Scott Bywater of his most recent volume, Fog on the Loire, at New Leaf Book Café, on Wednesday 29 at 7 pm. Plenty more info here.


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 21, 6 – 7.30 pm, Dipika Kohli hosts a conversation on the theme of Value. Request an invitation at: designkompany.com/contact.
More info

Wednesday 22, from 6 – 7.30 pm, Sa Sa Art Projects presents Vibrating Phnom Penh: An Experimental Lecture by Thai installation and sound artist Arnont Nongyao to discuss and showcase different kinds of vibration and “noise” around Phnom Penh.
More info

Thursday 23, from 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents the opening of the photographic exhibition Cambodia Green Will, raising awareness and encouraging the idea of green economy. The event will include a panel discussion.
More info
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Saturday 25 at Phnom Penh Community College, a day full of painting with  Chhan Dina – abstract acrylic painting in the morning and cubism with acrylics in the afternoon.   Registration essential: send email to info@phnompenhcommunitycollege.com with your name and contact details.
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Saturday 25 at 7 pm at Meta House, the performance of a brand new original work, The Stones Are Awake: a collaborative, multi-faceted art performance blending poetry, sound, and images. Scott Bywater, Warren Daly, Greg Bem, Tashi Ko (Seattle) and the voice of Bernadette Vincent. To secure a seat, please email scoddy67@gmail.com with your preference of chair or floor cushion.
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Saturday 25 at 11.30 pm at Java Arts, in an interactive art happening, Miko Kuro’s Midnight Tea, twelve women will join forces “to co-create a unique 3-hr art ritual celebrating Self-Care called Season of Contentment.” Email mikokuro@gmail.com to RSVP and receive further instructions.
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Sunday 26 at 8 pm at Meta House, violinist Mathias Bogener plays 24 caprices by Paganini. $10/$3,for reservation and additional information please contact 077 787 038 or 016 985 828.
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Ongoing….


Artillery Café, on Street 240 ½ presents a new exhibition by cartoonist John Weeks, Kingdom of I Wonder.
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At Palm Tours and Travel Café on St 278 (opposite the old Equinox), rookie painter Anthony Mrugacz’s exhibition Imperfection – Flowers in Motion – unsold works still on the wall.
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The Plantation presents a new exhibition by well-known Cambodian painter Chhim Sothy, Consuming Passion, inspired by the on-going environmental degradation seen all around us.
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The Asia Foundation Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) hosts No Boundaries, featuring the work of ten artists, five Cambodian (Kong Vollak, Chhin Taingchhea, Prom Vichet, Pen Robit, Nov Cheanick) and five Indonesian (Antonius Kho, Diyano Purwadi, Ipong Purnama Sidhi, Lenny Ratnasari Weichert, Tiarma Sirait), a co-display with Java Café. Until September 22.
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Romeet Gallery presents Phare Celebration; last but not least, a group exhibition of work by several Phare Ponleu Selpak artists, designed in the form of a family album. Until August 14.
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At Bophana Center, a photographic exhibition, Three Lives of Boeung Kak, explores the transformation of the Lakeside district of Phnom Penh over the past five years through the lenses of four amateur photographers. Until July 19.
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The French Institute presents an exhibition featuring illustrators from L’Ecole des loisirs, the French children’s book publisher celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. Until July 31
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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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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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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 1995-2014. Now exhibiting in two McDermott Galleries located at FCC Angkor 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. Friday is a dance show, Saturday opera, and Sunday large shadow puppets. 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, and now Bollywood.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

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