Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 17 January, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 17, SaSa Bassac hosts a lecture by Russell Storer, Melting into Air: Some Art Historical Questions from Singapore, in English with Khmer translation.  6 pm start.
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On Wednesday 18, 6 pm – 8 pm, Creative Intersections, a workshop and get together to spark conversations about Phnom Penh’s creative community, at Emerald HUB Co-Working Space on St 169.
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A new monthly literary night is being held at Muse Café, corner of 178 and 13, and the next occasion is Wednesday 18. The event provides both professional and novice writers a platform to share passages from their writings, and will involve eight speakers from around 7.45 pm.
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Sophiline Arts Ensemble presents the world premiere of Phka Sla, a dance drama based on the testimonies of survivors of sexual violence under the Khmer Rouge regime, three performances only on Friday 20, Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 at Chaktomuk Theatre. Admission is free, but you need to collect your ticket in advance.
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N o w h e r e art studio/gallery presents a class on rubber stamping for beginners on Saturday 21, from 1 pm.
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A double header for Khmer Architecture Tours this weekend: on Saturday 21 Four Religions of Phnom Penh and Sunday 22 New Khmer Architecture of the 60s. 8.30 am starts, reservations essential.
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Design Kompany presents Rooftop Philosophy in Phnom Penh, a chance to meet and talk in real life, on Sunday 22, from 7 pm.
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Sunday 22, 7.30 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
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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

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…


Tuesday 17, 6 pm, SaSa Bassac hosts a lecture by Russell Storer, Melting into Air: Some Art Historical Questions from Singapore.
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Wednesday 18, 6 pm – 8 pm, Creative Intersections, a workshop and get together to spark conversations about Phnom Penh’s creative community.
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Wednesday 18, 7.45 pm, monthly literary night is at Muse Café, corner of 178 and 13.
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Friday 20, Saturday 21 at 7 pm, Sunday 22 at 4 pm, Sophiline Arts Ensemble presents the world premiere of Phka Sla at Chaktomuk Theatre.
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Saturday 21, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents Four Religions of Phnom Penh. Bookings essential.
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Saturday 21, 1 pm, N o w h e r e art studio/gallery presents a class on rubber stamping for beginners.
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Sunday 22, 8.30 am, Khmer Architecture Tours presents New Khmer Architecture of the 60s. Bookings essential. More info

Sunday 22, 7 pm, Design Kompany presents Rooftop Philosophy in Phnom Penh.
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Sunday 22, 7.30 pm at Show BoxDrink and Draw: two hours with a life model for $3.
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Ongoing….


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.

At the Lotus Pond Gallery, Plantation urban resort & spa, Sampot civilisé, an exhibition by Chan Dany, examining the role and uses of the Cambodian silk garment sampot.
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The Insider Gallery at the InterContinental Hotel presents a new exhibition by painter Chhan Dina, On the verge of extinction, inspired by the natural world, in particular the exotic birdlife of Cambodia.
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Cloud presents Nature, an exhibition of oil paintings by Chhim Sothy. “Mankind evolves with Nature sometimes conforms to it, sometimes hates it.” Until 1 February.
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Java Café Independence presents There’s A Ghost In My House, Drawings and Paper Cuts by Philip Faulks.
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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 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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