Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 9 February 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 9 at Sa Sa Bassac, the opening of Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France a multi=disciplinary exhibition that “visualizes and materializes multivalent aspects of the Cambodian diaspora experience in and between Cambodia, USA, and France.  Works by Yim Maline, Marc Eberle, Studio Revolt/Anida Yoeu Ali and Masahiro Sugano, Stuart Isset, Pete Pin, Roland Neveu, Binh Danh, Eng Rithchandaneth, Dave Kyu and Chath Piersath are featured.  From 6 pm.
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For three nights this week The Phnom Penh Players will present The Vagina Monologues: Thursday 11, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 at Meta House. Tickets are $5 and on sale at The Bx Office, Willow Boutique Hotel, Garden Cafe & Bar and Meta House. All proceeds go to SHE Investments organization.
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On Saturday 13, the new Phnom Penh contemporary arts space n o w h e r e is hosting a Valentine’s art special from 5 pm – 7.30 pm – an evening of drawing and art challenges for couples. Bookings essential.
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On Sunday 14 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by Cylo.  Reservations required, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
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On Sunday 14 at 8 pm, Meta House presents a special classical music concert for St Valentine’s Day: Salout d’Amore, featuring Markus Gundermann on violin and Etienne Chenevier on piano, playing by Elgar, Kreisler, Mendelssohn, and Rachmaninoff. $10/$3.
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Wednesdays in March Phnom Penh Community College presents a series of evening art workshops on the fundamentals of drawing, featuring artist France Damon.
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The crowdfunding appeal for The Boat floating arts centre in Phnom Penh has been extended – contributions will be accepted for another 10 days.

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 9 at 6 pm at Sa Sa Bassac, the opening of Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France a multi=disciplinary exhibition that “visualizes and materializes multivalent aspects of the Cambodian diaspora experience in and between Cambodia, USA, and France.
More info

Thursday 11, Friday 12 and Saturday 13 at 7 pm at Meta House, The Vagina Monologues by The Phnom Penh Players. Tickets are $5 and on sale at The Box Office, Willow Boutique Hotel, Garden Cafe & Bar and Meta House.
More info

Saturday 13 at 5 pm, new Phnom Penh contemporary arts space n o w h e r e is hosting a Valentine’s art special – an evening of drawing and art challenges for couples. Bookings essential.
More info

Sunday 14 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Central Phnom Penh by Cylo.   Reservations required, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 14 at 8 pm, Meta House presents a special classical music concert for St Valentine’s Day: Salout d’Amore. $10/$3.
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Ongoing….


 

Every Tuesday, 7.30 pm at Tim’s Greasy Spoon in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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Every Tuesday, 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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Every Tuesday and Thursday at 6.30 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Soiree, an evening of film and discussion. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
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The Phnom Penh Writers Workshop holds events every second Sunday afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  Next event, February 21.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Carly Nugent (cnfrizzle [at] gmail.com). 

The French Institute presents Adorned body, transformed body, the work of Cambodian photographers Khun Vannak and Sun Vanndy.
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Meta House presents IN/VISIBLE, an exhibition by French/German photographer Ann-Christine Woehrl, as part of a long-term project on women who have been attacked by flame or acid burns.

Lotus Pond Art Gallery at The Plantation hosts Vincent Broustet’s new exhibition ROAM!, a collection of 15 charcoal drawings on craft paper.
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At Romcheik 5 Artspace in Battambang, a retrospective exhibition of paintings by Sin Rithy, Endlessly.
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Java Café Independence Monument presents The Disappearance, new works by Nicolas C. Grey.
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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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