Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 16 February, 2016

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 16, Community Art Gallery at The Asia Foundation (St 242) presents the opening of Silhouettes of Tomorrowland by Kong Vollak, using installation and printmaking to portray urbanisation and the development of Phnom Penh. From 6.30 pm.
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On Wednesday 17, Cloud (Street 9, near St 308) is launching its own Drink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3. Materials available. 7 pm start.
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On Sunday 21 from 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents their new offering Four Religions of Phnom Penh, which will visit a Buddhist wat, a Chinese temple, a Cham mosque and a Carmelite chapel.   Booking essential, email contact [ at ] ka-tours.org.
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Also on Sunday 21, the Phnom Penh Writers Workshop’s fortnightly afternoon for Phnom Penh writers who are interested in discussion and critique of their works in progress.  If you would like to be involved, please contact Carly Nugent (cnfrizzle [at] gmail.com).

Finally on Sunday 21Show Box hosts their fortnightly Drink and Draw. $3 entry provides you 2 hours with a life model. BYO drawing materials. 7 pm start.
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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. Bookings essential.
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Coming up next month, Saturday 5 March, Design Kompany presents Simplicity, a workshop for techniques on decluttering life. Seats limited, reserve your space now.   More info

The crowdfunding appeal for The Boat floating arts centre in Phnom Penh is winding to a close – contributions will be accepted for another three 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

If you are a venue or artist and would like to receive a weekly reminder to provide Kumnooh with an upcoming event or activity, please contact fabianhipp@kumnooh.comand ask to be added to the venue/artists list.


In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 16, 6.30 pm at Community Art Gallery at The Asia Foundation (St 242) the opening of Silhouettes of Tomorrowland by Kong Vollak, using installation and printmaking to portray urbanisation and the development of Phnom Penh.
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Wednesday 17, 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Cloud (Street 9, near St 308).
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Sunday 21, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents their new offering Four Religions of Phnom Penh.   Booking essential.
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Sunday 21, the fortnightly Phnom Penh Writers’ Workshop.  For details please contact Carly Nugent (cnfrizzle [at] gmail.com).

Sunday 21, 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box.
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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).

 At Sa Sa Bassac, Futurographies: Cambodia – USA – France, a multi=disciplinary exhibition with 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.
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The Governor’s House Boutique Hotel (3 Mao Tse Tung Blvd, 100 m from Norodom Blvd) and Little Hearts International present a twofold exhibition by street photographer Vincent de Wilde, Between Salt and Earth and Supervivere, Cambodia Today.
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Meta House presents paintings dedicated to Tuol Sleng by German artist Georg Janßen, inspired by journeys to Cambodia in 2007 and 2009.

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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