Kumnooh: arts guide for Cambodia, week commencing 23 August, 2016

Greetings,

We missed the opening last week, but for a few weeks WaterLily (#37, St 240, next toThe Shop) is hosting an exhibition of abstract paintings by Christine GauthierEncre & Sre Ambel.
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Seed Dance Management is looking for young, dynamic female dancers to join their performance team to tour and perform around Asia. Auditions will be held Saturday 27, 3 pm – 5 pm.
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On Sunday 21 at 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork and the White Building in Bassac. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
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On Sunday 28 at Lotus Centre, Takhmau, improvisation community Common Sole is holding a contact improvisation basics class, coordinated by Caroline Rowland, a UK based inclusive dance artist, with jam to follow. 3 pm – 5 pm. Transport to and from Phnom Penh available.
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On Sunday 28, Drink and Draw at Show Box from 7 pm. Two hours with a life model for $3.
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Coming soon:

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…


 

Saturday 27, 3 pm – 5 pm, auditions for dancers for Seed Dance Management.
More info

Sunday 21, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents 1960s Houses and Villas in Toul Kork and the White Building in Bassac. Reservations required, email contact [@] ka-tours.org.
More info

Sunday 28, 3 pm – 5 pm, at Lotus Centre, Takhmau, improvisation community Common Sole is holding a contact improvisation basics class and jam. Transport to and from Phnom Penh available.
More info

Sunday 28, 7 pm, Drink and Draw at Show Box. Two hours with a life model for $3.
More info


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 28.   If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

WaterLily (#37, St 240, next to The Shop) is hosting an exhibition of abstract paintings by Christine GauthierEncre & Sre Ambel.
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Meta House presents an exhibition by Cambodian painter Chhim Sothy, YEAR 41, a reflection on his survival of the Khmer Rouge years and subsequent efforts to overcome trauma and contribute to the on-going reconciliation process in Cambodia.
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SA SA BASSAC (#18 E2 Sothearos Blvd, near Wat Ounalom) presents Singapore Art Archive Project: Koh Nguang How and Shui Tit Sing, with curators Vera Mey and Mélanie Mermod, “which positions Cambodia and the archive of Shui Tit Sing of the Ten Men Art Group as a focal point to unfold the multidirectionality of modern artistic movements in the region we have come to know as Southeast Asia.”
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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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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 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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The Traditional Dance Show, presented by Cambodian Living Arts, takes place at the National Museum stage. The hour-long performance showcases classical and folk dances from across Cambodia, including the famous Apsara. Every night Monday-Saturday (October-April) and every Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday (May to September).
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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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