Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 2 August, 2016

Greetings,

On Wednesday 3 at 7 pm at Meta House, a Frida Kahlo finissage film night to mark the conclusion of the Frida and Diego photographic exhibition, to include The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo and Frida Still Life.
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On Friday 5 Meta House hosts the opening of an exhibition by senior design students from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology, P10 SWITCHED ON, in which ten students interpret power through design. The show opens at 5 pm on Friday and will run through the weekend to Sunday 7.
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This weekend N o w h e r e (St 312) offers two workshops. On Saturday 6 from 12 noon, a five hour introduction to block printing on fabric and on Sunday 7 from 1 pm to 5 pm self portrait acrylic on canvas. Spaces strictly limited, get in quick.
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On Saturday 6 at Cloud, visiting poet and performer Cat Brogan is hosting a two hour creative writing workshop. Cat has 4 years of experience working as a poet in schools on London and has been running poetry workshops for over 8 years. Suggested donation $3. 5 pm – 7 pm.
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On Sunday 7 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents
Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
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On Sunday 7 at 6 pm, poet Cat Brogan will be performing live at the opening of The L Bar, a new establishment opening at Boeng Kak (the Lakeside), along with some tunes from singer Charlotte Chadwick.
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On Monday 8Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class at 7 pm for an extra $1.
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Next week, on Wednesday 10, ARTillery Café’s evening workshop series Easels in the Alley will be presented by Kosal Khiev.   Spaces limited – special early bird price of $28 if you sign up by Sunday 7.

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.com and ask to be added to the venue/artists list.

 


In brief: new and returning…


Wednesday 3 at 7 pm at Meta House, a Frida Kahlo finissage film night to mark the conclusion of the Frida and Diego photographic exhibition.
More info

Friday 5 from 5 pm at Meta House, P10 SWITCHED ON, an exhibition by senior design students from Limkokwing University of Creative Technology. Runs through the weekend to Sunday 7.
More info

Saturday 6 from 12 noon, a five hour workshop block printing on fabric at N o w h e r e (St 312) . Spaces strictly limited.
More info

Saturday 6 from 5 pm at Cloud, visiting poet and performer Cat Brogan hosts a two hour creative writing workshop. Suggested donation $3.
More info

Sunday 7 from 1 pm to 5 pm, self portrait acrylic on canvas workshop at N o w h e r e (St 312). Spaces strictly limited.
More info

Sunday 7 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents
Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Reservations required, email contact@ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 7 at 6 pm, poet Cat Brogan will be performing live at the opening of The L Bar, a new establishment opening at Boeng Kak (the Lakeside).
More info

Monday 8Drink and Draw at Cloud from 7.30 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3. Additional drawing class at 7 pm for an extra $1.
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Ongoing….


Every Tuesday, 6.30 – 7.30 pm, body music classes at Eurêka (#63, St 88) 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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Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
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Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
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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, August 14.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

Java Independence hosts Heng Ravuth’s exhibition Drunk Nude, continuing the artist’s use of the nude, here using self portraiture to create a “collage-like texture and surface”. The show runs until 30 September.
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Meta House presents Upcycling, a photographic exhibition by French filmmaker and activist Julien Thomas, who leads ecological projects for school children in Cambodia and Vietnam.
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Meta House presents a photographic exhibition, Frida And Diego: Complicities, a collection of portraits of 20th century artists Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by both anonymous and well known photographers.
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At The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation is T’banh (Woven), a collection of works produced by members of The Plantation staff in a series of art classes and workshops. Featured artists are Lim Vichea, Sos Fary, Chan Borey, Sek Sorphorn, Keut Sokchamroeun, Toun Sophea, Munos Marie, Ouk Channa, Koeut Socheat, Touch Lida and Mao Tongsin.
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At the National Museum, Histories of the future, an exhibition curated by Dana Langlois showcasing Cambodia’s contemporary art links with Australia.
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The French Institute presents a photographic exhibition, Voyage into the heart of Cambodia, in collaboration with the Angkor Photo Festival, featuring 40 historic images from the French School of Asian Studies. Until 20 August.
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The Asia Foundation’s Community Art Gallery (#59, Street 242) presents Lane, a solo art exhibition by multi-media artist Meas Sokhorn, using a sculptural installation to critique the problems of Phnom Penh traffic. Until 18 August.
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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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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 Siem Reap and performances on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays in 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 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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