Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 29 September 2015

Greetings,

Up in Siem Reap tonight, Tuesday 29 at 7.30 pm, the return of Spoken Arts, an open mic night focusing on poetry and prose, but open to inspiration of all kinds. New venue: Tim’s Greasy Spoon, on Soksan Road, next to Reggae Bar.
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On Wednesday 30, 7 pm at Meta House, a screening of the documentary Cyclo Diaries (2011, 54 min), “a humorous and irreverent documentary about a month-long journey by cyclo from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City by two Australians”. Co-director Marty Sharples will hold a Q&A following the screening.
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On Thursday 1, Inner Healing Therapy is holding a trial class in Chakra Sounds Meditation, from 5:30pm- 7:00pm. Experience deep, peaceful inner silence through the use of vocal sounds and music to open and harmonize the 7 chakras. Limited places are available: register before Wednesday 30 September at charlene@innerhealing-therapy.com
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On Friday 2, from 6.30 pm, Bophana Center hosts the official opening of an exhibition of photographs and archival materials by Prum Ero, Phnom Penh’s Corner Architecture, focusing on areas around the city’s markets – Psar Thmei, Psar Kandal, Psar Chas, Psar Olympic and Psar Orussey – and the adaptions made by successive waves of architectural styles.   Runs to 30 October.  
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For those with an interest in creativity, thought and ideas, Dipika Kohli plans to hold a conversation – in which nobody is wrong and nothing can be confirmed, only asserted with whatever style one can muster – about time, at a time and place to be mutually agreed upon by participants. The window to put your hand up is open until October 10.

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…


Tuesday 29 at 7.30 pm, at Tim’s Greasy Spoon, Siem Reap, the return of Spoken Arts, an open mic night focusing on poetry and prose.
More info

Wednesday 30 at 7 pm at Meta House, a screening of the documentary Cyclo Diaries. Co-director Marty Sharples will hold a Q&A following the screening.
More info

Thursday 1 at 5.30 pm, Inner Healing Therapy is holding a trial class in Chakra Sounds Meditation, from 5:30pm- 7:00pm. Limited places are available: register before Wednesday 30 September at charlene@innerhealing-therapy.com
More info

Friday 2, from 6.30 pm, Bophana Center hosts the official opening of an exhibition of photographs and archival materials by Prum Ero, Phnom Penh’s Corner Architecture, focusing on areas around the city’s markets.   Runs to 30 October.  
More info


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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The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Phnom Penh presents 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.
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SaSaBassac hosts a new solo exhibition by sculptor and installation artist Svay Sareth, entitled I, Svay Sareth, eat rubber sandals.
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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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