Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 27 December, 2016


Tonight, Tuesday 27, Meta House presents the opening of an exhibition, The Green Net, by photographer Sophal Neak and researcher Chea Kesorphearom, on the working and living conditions of female construction workers in Cambodia. A Q&A and expert panel will be held, as well as a dance composition by Yon Davy in cooperation with Amrita Performing arts. From 6 pm.
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On Sunday 1Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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For a more rock’n’roll musical flavour of Phnom Penh, make sure you follow weekly gig guide LengPleng.com as well.

Fabian Hipp



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In brief: new and returning…

Tuesday 27, 6 pm, Meta House presents the opening of an exhibition, The Green Net, by photographer Sophal Neak and researcher Chea Kesorphearom, on the working and living conditions of female construction workers in Cambodia with, Q&A, an expert panel, and a dance composition by Yon Davy. 

Sunday 1, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Front du Bassac, the Chaktomuk Theatre and White Building. Reservations essential.
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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. If you would like to be involved, please contact Claire (clairemarchantcollier [ @ ] gmail.com or John john.christopher.brown [ @ ] gmail.com.

The FCC hosts Resilience, a photographic exhibition featuring the work of Tim Page, George Nickels and John Rodsted, to mark the 25th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement, in collaboration with Constable Gallery at Large and the Cambodia Peace Museum project. Show runs until the end of January.
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The Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel presents the opening of Abstract Mandala, an exhibition of paintings by French artist Alexandre Drey. A little background here.
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At the French Institute, a photographic exhibition by students of Studio Images entitled Let’s Dance! Show runs until 31 December.
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Bophana Center presents a photo exhibition entitled Thai Border Cambodian Refugee Camps, featuring the work of Stefan A. Ellis.
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Java Café Independence
presents Striving, by photo realist style painter Chov Theanly. “In this new body of work he constructs contemporary narratives of everyday lives and individual pursuit of success and beauty in contradiction with a neglected and failed environment.”
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The Lotus Pond Gallery at The Plantation hosts Another time, Another train, a photographic exhibition by South African Bruce dv exploring the lost railways and locomotives of Cambodia.
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At Sa Sa Bassac, is Decomposition, an exhibition of paintings by Yim Maline, that “imaginatively prods and ponders expanded notions of landscape and its representation.”
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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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 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com



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