Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 22 September, 2015

Greetings,

On Friday 25 at 6 pm, Bophana Center presents the Filmmakers Without Borders Student Film Festival, featuring eight short films representing a range of styles, made by grade 7 to 10 students as part of a Children for Change project by FWB and Jake Wachtel. A Q&A will be held following the screening.
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Opening on Saturday 26 at The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Phnom Penh is Inside/Out, a group show featuring the work of eight artists: Chhan Dina, Chhim Sothy, Frederikke Tu, Bernadette Vincent, Anna Sudra, Marcel Wanders, Christopher Bryce Morris and Ouk Chim Vichet, each tackling the theme in their own style. The resulting works range from explorations of landmines to domestic violence, spiritual heritage and body image. The show runs until October 26; the gallery is open Monday to Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and by appointment.
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On Saturday 26 at 2 pm Bophana Center’s Cine Club presents a screening of Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up, introduced by a lover of Italian cinema, Daniel Mattes.
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Also on Saturday 26, at 6 pm, SaSaBassac presents a new solo exhibition by sculptor and installation artist Svay Sareth, entitled I, Svay Sareth, eat rubber sandals. The exhibition runs until 28 November.
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On Sunday 27, from 2.30 pm, Khmer Architecture Tours presents a three hour tour of selected works by 1960s Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
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Music educator, ethnomusicologist and percussionist and presenter Andy Gleadhill will offer a day-long training seminar on world music and composition at Logos International School on Sunday, November 15.  Sessions will include lots of interactive and hands-on learning. Find more information along with registration and payment details here:. Andy is also available the following week for full or half-day workshops with students at schools in the area.

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…


Friday 25 at 6 pm, Bophana Center presents the Filmmakers Without Borders Student Film Festival, featuring eight short films representing a range of styles, made by grade 7 to 10 students. A Q&A will be held following the screening.
More info

Saturday 26 at The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Phnom Penh opens Inside/Out, a group show featuring the work of eight artists: Chhan Dina, Chhim Sothy, Frederikke Tu, Bernadette Vincent, Anna Sudra, Marcel Wanders, Christopher Bryce Morris and Ouk Chim Vichet, each tackling the theme in their own style. Gallery is open Monday to Saturday 10 am – 6 pm and by appointment.
More info

Saturday 26 at 2 pm Bophana Center’s Cine Club presents a screening of Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blow Up, introduced by a lover of Italian cinema, Daniel Mattes.
More info

Saturday 26, at 6 pm, SaSaBassac presents a new solo exhibition by sculptor and installation artist Svay Sareth, entitled I, Svay Sareth, eat rubber sandals.
More info

Sunday 27, from 2.30 pm, Khmer Architecture Tours presents a three hour tour of selected 1960s era works by Cambodian architect Vann Molyvann. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
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Ongoing….


Tuesdays, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at the Music Arts School (#14, St 360, BKK1) presented by Eric Ellul.
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Java Café Independence Monument presents In the City by Night, an exhibition of photographs by Sovan Philong.
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The Lotus Pond Art Gallery at The Plantation hosts the Kok Thlok Ensemble’s exhibition of shadow puppets, Lights & Shadows.
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The French Institute presents The Mysterious Art of the Portrait, the culmination of a series of photographic workshops conducted by French photographer William Ropp with students from Studio Images, the Institute’s photography arm.
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At Bophana Center, Crossed views on Cambodia, a group exhibition by nomadic artist Ricardo Casal and seven young Cambodian artists: Im Pesey, Sou Kimsan, Thun Dina, Nhem Sopheap, Seng Visal, Tep Chanty and Tola Morm, a group of artists who have recently graduated from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh.
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Sammaki Gallery in Battambang presents Life is Suffering, featuring sketches by Lous Piseth.
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ARTillery Cafe in Siem Reap, near Wat Bo Street, presents My City, a collection of paintings by young artist Chheang Rena, showcasing the brokenness of the city due to poverty and corruption.
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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.
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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, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

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