Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 29 August, 2017

Greetings,

On Friday 1, Cloud hosts another Paint and Sip event – $20 for all materials and a glass of wine. No painting experience necessary. Seats limited. 5.30 – 7.30 pm.
More info

From Saturday 2, an exhibition of street art at KBach Gallery in advance of a charity auction at the Sofitel on September 10. Open until 8 September. More on KBach here.
More info

On Saturday 2 from 6 pm, the spoken word event A nook for rhyme crooks returns to Cloud: “a dead-poets society-esque safe space dedicated to creative expression, nonjudgmental acceptance, and the culture of listening.”
More info

Monday 4, the Phnom Penh Film and Book Club kicks off its first meeting at Java Independence at 7 pm with discussion of Lord of the Flies.
More info

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…


Friday 1, 5.30 pm, Cloud hosts another Paint and Sip event – $20 for all materials and a glass of wine. No painting experience necessary. Seats limited.
More info

Saturday 2, 11 am, an exhibition of street art at KBach Gallery in advance of a charity auction. Through to September 8.
More info

Saturday 2, 6 pm, the spoken word event A nook for rhyme crooks returns to Cloud.
More info

Monday 4, 7 pm, the Phnom Penh Film and Book Club at Java Independence discusses Lord of the Flies.
More info


Ongoing….


Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

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.

Neverland Art Space hosts a group art exhibition, Whatever Comes featuring 13 artists from Cambodia and the region.
More info

Java Tuol Kork hosts Creative Generation, the first of a series of five exhibitions supporting local artists across a range of media – in this case, fashion and photography by Chang Shanghai.
More info

At Chinese House, Phnom Penh Primitive: Night of the Iguana a new exhibition of paintings by Julien Poulson, founder of The Cambodian Space Project, inspired by Phnom Penh nightlife and the music of Iggy Pop.
More info

At Meta House, Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth.
More info

Meta House hosts Mythology of Form, an exhibition of pieces by German painter and Phnom Penh resident Clement Jesch.
More info

At the French Institute, Kbach Roam (Dance Pattern), an exhibition of historic photographs documenting the postures and poses of the Cambodian Royal Ballet, by George Groslier, long time director of the National Museum of Phnom Penh. The glass negatives dating from 1917 have recently been restored and digitised. Runs until September 7.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

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.
More info

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.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More info

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).
More info

DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

 

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Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 22 August, 2017

Greetings,

Wednesday 23, The N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Afterwork Workshop: Multicolour Monoprint workshop,  from 6.30 pm. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

On Saturday 26, from 11 am, Neverland Art Space will hold a grand opening with a Super Awesome Fun Day, including group art exhibition Whatever Comes featuring 13 artists from Cambodia and the region, Muy Dollar Portrait by The N o w h e r e Gallery and other activities.
More info

Sunday 27 at Music Arts School, a free singing workshop by Jeralyn Glass, hosted by Cambodia Sings. 3 pm – 4.30 pm.
More info

On Monday 28, from 7.30 pm, Drink at Draw at Cloud – two hours with a life model for $3, plus optional extra drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info

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…


Wednesday 23, 6.30 pm, The N o w h e r e Gallery presents Afterwork Workshop: Multicolour Monoprint, from 6.30 pm. Bookings essential.
More info

Saturday 26, from 11 am, Neverland Art Space grand opening Super Awesome Fun Day, including group art exhibition Whatever Comes, Muy Dollar Portrait and other activities.
More info

Sunday 27, 3 pm, at Music Arts School, a free singing workshop by Jeralyn Glass.
More info

Monday 28, 7.30 pm, Drink at Draw at Cloud – two hours with a life model for $3, optional extra drawing class at 7 pm for $1.
More info


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.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

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.

Java Tuol Kork hosts Creative Generation, the first of a series of five exhibitions supporting local artists across a range of media – in this case, fashion and photography by Chang Shanghai.
More info

At Chinese House, Phnom Penh Primitive: Night of the Iguana a new exhibition of paintings by Julien Poulson, founder of The Cambodian Space Project, inspired by Phnom Penh nightlife and the music of Iggy Pop.
More info

The L Bar presents Weird, an exhibition of work by two young Khmer artists, Chea Som Oun and Youling Vann. “Overthinking can kill our beauty and what we are hiding is not always ugly.”   “All people around the world are difference. No one the same even tough twin brother or sister we all different.”
More info

At Meta House, Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth.
More info

Meta House hosts Mythology of Form, an exhibition of pieces by German painter and Phnom Penh resident Clement Jesch.
More info

At the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, an exhibition of photographs by Steve Porte, Salt 2017, documenting the work of salt farmers in Kampot Province.

At Java Independence, painter Oeur Sokuntevy’s triumphant return to Phnom Penh with the exhibition Upside Down, new paintings produced since moving to Berlin. “Unlike her previous work, this series has more similarities to documentation than storytelling. There is a distance from the subjects that has allowed Sokuntevy, with her observant-eye, to define moments through colour and movement – an intuitive narrative that is felt rather than known.”
More info

At the French Institute, Kbach Roam (Dance Pattern), an exhibition of historic photographs documenting the postures and poses of the Cambodian Royal Ballet, by George Groslier, long time director of the National Museum of Phnom Penh. The glass negatives dating from 1917 have recently been restored and digitised. Runs until September 7.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

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.
More info

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.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More info

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).

More info


DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 15 August, 2017

Greetings,

On Wednesday 16, the Literati Society of Phnom Penh will hold their monthly readings (by writers and readers alike) at The Plantation, St 184. For more information, please contact robertlongo.aoc@gmail.com.   From 7 pm.

On Thursday 17, Rooftop Philosophy returns – a chance for a more developed conversation in Phnom Penh.
More info

The N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Rubber Stamping for Beginners workshop, Saturday 19 from 1 pm. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

On Saturday 19, 3 pm – 6 pm, Music Meets High Tea at the InterContinental Phnom Penh, featuring violinist Mathias Boegner playing works by J.S. Bach and Eugène Ysaÿe.
More info

On Saturday 19 at 6 pm, Sa Sa Bassac hosts a talk with visiting artist Minstrel Kuik, one of the 13 artists in their current exhibition, On Attachments and Unknowns, in English with Khmer interpretation.
More info

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On Sunday 20, from 10.30 am, Sa Sa Bassac presents a Bookmaking Workshop with Minstrel Kuik, in English with Khmer interpretation.   Limited seating, bookings essential.
More info

On Sunday 19 at 8 pm, the Classical Music Concert Series presents a special solo violin recital at the National Museum, featuring violinist Mathias Boegner playing works by J.S. Bach and Eugène Ysaÿe. $10/$3.
More info

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…


Wednesday 16, 7 pm, Literati Society of Phnom Penh monthly readings at The Plantation, St 184.

Saturday 19, 1 pm, The N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Rubber Stamping for Beginners workshop.
More info

Saturday 19, 3 pm, Music Meets High Tea at the InterContinental Phnom Penh, featuring violinist Mathias Boegner.
More info

Saturday 19, 6 pm, Sa Sa Bassac hosts a talk with visiting artist Minstrel Kuik, one of the 13 artists in their current exhibition, On Attachments and Unknowns.
More info

Sunday 20, 10.30 am, Sa Sa Bassac presents a Bookmaking Workshop with Minstrel Kuik.
More info

Sunday 19, at 8 pm, the Classical Music Concert Series presents a solo violin recital at the National Museum, featuring violinist Mathias Boegner.
More info


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.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

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 Chinese House, Phnom Penh Primitive: Night of the Iguana a new exhibition of paintings by Julien Poulson, founder of The Cambodian Space Project, inspired by Phnom Penh nightlife and the music of Iggy Pop.
More info

The L Bar presents Weird, an exhibition of work by two young Khmer artists, Chea Som Oun and Youling Vann. “Overthinking can kill our beauty and what we are hiding is not always ugly.”   “All people around the world are difference. No one the same even tough twin brother or sister we all different.”
More info

At Meta House, Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth.
More info

Meta House hosts Mythology of Form, an exhibition of pieces by German painter and Phnom Penh resident Clement Jesch.
More info

At the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, an exhibition of photographs by Steve Porte, Salt 2017, documenting the work of salt farmers in Kampot Province.

At Java Independence, painter Oeur Sokuntevy’s triumphant return to Phnom Penh with the exhibition Upside Down, new paintings produced since moving to Berlin. “Unlike her previous work, this series has more similarities to documentation than storytelling. There is a distance from the subjects that has allowed Sokuntevy, with her observant-eye, to define moments through colour and movement – an intuitive narrative that is felt rather than known.”
More info

At the new Sa Sa Art Projects space (#47, Street 350 off Street 95), the opening of Where Is My Land?, an exhibition comprising three-channel video installation and photography, by visual artist Khvay Samnang with dancer Nget Rady. Until 18 August.
More info

At the French Institute, Kbach Roam (Dance Pattern), an exhibition of historic photographs documenting the postures and poses of the Cambodian Royal Ballet, by George Groslier, long time director of the National Museum of Phnom Penh. The glass negatives dating from 1917 have recently been restored and digitised. Runs until September 7.
More info

SaSa Bassac at the White Building presents a group exhibition, On Attachments and Unknowns, featuring work by Martha Atienza, Kiri Dalena, Pao Houa Her, Chia-En Jao, Minstrel Kuik, Emily Phyo, Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, Nguyen Trinh Thi, Sutthirat Supaparinya, Anocha Mai Suwichakornpong, Neak Sophal, Erika Tan and Yee I-Lann. The exhibition will run until 19 August.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

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.
More info

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.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More info

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).

More info


DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 8 August, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 8 at Jazz Club Phnom Penh, an evening of classical music with Ai Iwasaki (vocal), Misato Nakaishi (piano) and Hero Kubota (vocal). 6 pm – 9 pm.
More info

Wednesday 9 at Chinese House, the opening of Phnom Penh Primitive: Night of the Iguana a new exhibition of paintings by Julien Poulson, founder of The Cambodian Space Project, inspired by Phnom Penh nightlife and the music of Iggy Pop. From 7 pm.
More info

At Meta House on Thursday 10 from 7 pm: Literature Club – Sensing Change and Transformation, featuring poets and writers including Aye Chan (Myanmar), Di Lu Galay (Myanmar), Sascha Reh (Germany) and Jesus Sepulveda (Chile) alongside Cambodian participants. The reading is part of a series of workshops as part of the Sylt Foundation´s programme Transformation & Identity, Trauma & Reconciliation being held in Phnom Penh this week.
More info

On Friday 11 at Java Toul Kork (20A Street 337), the Creative Generation Launch Party features the first exhibition of a series of five to be held throughout the remainder of the year, this one featuring fashion designs and photography by Chang Shanghai.   6 pm – 10 pm.
More info

Also on Friday 11, The N o w h e r e Gallery hosts a sound art performance by members of the Jogja Noise Bombing community of Yogyajarka, Indonesia, featuring Bossbattle (USA), Tsaatan (INA), CoffeeFaith (INA) and Giga Destroyer (INA) as part of their South East Asia tour, with lights and live visual projections by Phnom Penh based artists.   Entrance by donation. 8 pm.
More info

The N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Self Portrait Acrylic on Canvas workshop, Saturday 12 from 1 pm. Bookings essential, spaces limited.   On Saturday 19, it will be Rubber Stamping for Beginners.
More info

On Saturday 12, Sa Sa Art Projects presents an artist’s talk and Q&A with Khvay Samnang and Nget Rady, the final in a series of public programs to accompany the exhibition Where Is My Land? presenting various contexts for the work.  From 4 pm, in Khmer with English translation.
More info

Also on Saturday 12, from 6 pm, The L Bar presents Weird, an exhibition of work by two young Khmer artists, Chea Som Oun and Youling Vann. “Overthinking can kill our beauty and what we are hiding is not always ugly.”   “All people around the world are difference. No one the same even tough twin brother or sister we all different.”
More info

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 8, 6 pm, at Jazz Club Phnom Penh, an evening of classical music with Ai Iwasaki (vocal), Misato Nakaishi (piano) and Hero Kubota (vocal).
More info

Wednesday 9, 7 pm at Chinese House, the opening of Phnom Penh Primitive: Night of the Iguana a new exhibition of paintings by Julien Poulson, inspired by Phnom Penh nightlife and the music of Iggy Pop.
More info

Thursday 10, 7 pm at Meta House: Literature Club – Sensing Change and Transformation, featuring poets and writers including Aye Chan (Myanmar), Di Lu Galay (Myanmar), Sascha Reh (Germany) and Jesus Sepulveda (Chile) alongside Cambodian participants.
More info

Friday 11, 6 pm at Java Toul Kork (20A Street 337), the Creative Generation Launch Party features an exhibition of fashion designs and photography by Chang Shanghai.
More info

Friday 11, 8 pm, The N o w h e r e Gallery hosts a sound art performance by members of the Jogja Noise Bombing community of Yogyajarka, Indonesia as part of their South East Asia tour, with lights and live visual projections by Phnom Penh based artists.
More info

Saturday 12, 1 pm, The N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Self Portrait Acrylic on Canvas workshop. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info

Saturday 12, 4 pm, Sa Sa Art Projects presents an artist’s talk and Q&A with Khvay Samnang and Nget Rady to accompany the exhibition Where Is My Land?. In Khmer with English translation.
More info

Saturday 12, 6 pm, The L Bar presents Weird, an exhibition of work by two young Khmer artists, Chea Som Oun and Youling Vann.
More info

 


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.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
More info

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 Meta House, Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth.
More info

Meta House hosts Mythology of Form, an exhibition of pieces by German painter and Phnom Penh resident Clement Jesch.
More info

At the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, an exhibition of photographs by Steve Porte, Salt 2017, documenting the work of salt farmers in Kampot Province.

Bophana Center hosts a photographic exhibition by Jessica Austin, Fulbright Scholar 2016/17, Spectral Memories of the Screen: the After-Life of Cambodia’s Heritage Cinemas. “Photos taken inside old cinemas in Kampong Cham, Battambang, Kampot, and Kratie invite the viewer to enter these public spaces that have had many lives and now exist between memory and obliteration.”
More info

At Java Independence, painter Oeur Sokuntevy’s triumphant return to Phnom Penh with the exhibition Upside Down, new paintings produced since moving to Berlin. “Unlike her previous work, this series has more similarities to documentation than storytelling. There is a distance from the subjects that has allowed Sokuntevy, with her observant-eye, to define moments through colour and movement – an intuitive narrative that is felt rather than known.”
More info

At the new Sa Sa Art Projects space (#47, Street 350 off Street 95), Where Is My Land?, an exhibition comprising three-channel video installation and photography, by visual artist Khvay Samnang with dancer Nget Rady. Until 18 August.
More info

At the French Institute, Kbach Roam (Dance Pattern), an exhibition of historic photographs documenting the postures and poses of the Cambodian Royal Ballet, by George Groslier, long time director of the National Museum of Phnom Penh. The glass negatives dating from 1917 have recently been restored and digitised. Runs until September 7.
More info

SaSa Bassac at the White Building presents a group exhibition, On Attachments and Unknowns, featuring work by Martha Atienza, Kiri Dalena, Pao Houa Her, Chia-En Jao, Minstrel Kuik, Emily Phyo, Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, Nguyen Trinh Thi, Sutthirat Supaparinya, Anocha Mai Suwichakornpong, Neak Sophal, Erika Tan and Yee I-Lann. The exhibition will run until 19 August.
More info

Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
More info

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.
More info

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.
More info
Even more info

New Leaf Book Cafe in Siem Reap, has a continuous exhibition for Small Art School, featuring the work of young aspiring Cambodian artists.
More info

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.
More info

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).

More info


DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com

 

 

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 1 August, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 1 at Meta House, the opening of Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth. 6 pm start, with artist talk and film screenings from 8 pm.
More info

Thursday 3 from 7.30 pm at The Plantation, Saraswati Publishing launches Mekong Shadows: Tales from Cambodia, a collection of short pieces including work by expat writers James Newman, John Burdett, John Daysh, Jim Algie, Steven W. Palmer, Tom Vater, and Mark Bibby Jackson, as well as contributions from Cambodian writers such as Kosal Khiev and Ek Madra.
More info

The N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Bookbinding for Beginners workshop, Saturday 5 from 2 pm. Bookings essential, spaces limited.   On Saturday 12, it’s Self Portrait Acrylic on Canvas.
More info

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…


Tuesday 1, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of Waiting for the Ice Melt, an exhibition in which the artist Nget Chanpenh of the Romcheik 5 Collective of Battambang retraces a 18-month period living under the influence of crystal meth. Artist talk and film screenings from 8 pm.
More info

Thursday 3, 7.30 pm at The Plantation, Saraswati Publishing launches Mekong Shadows: Tales from Cambodia.
More info

Saturday 5, 2 pm, N o w h e r e Gallery presents a Bookbinding for Beginners workshop. Bookings essential, spaces limited.
More info


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.
More info

Every third Wednesday, 7.30 pm at The Harbour in Siem Reap, the Spoken Arts night invites writers and readers to share.
More info

Every Saturday morning at 10 am Coin Café presents free apsara dance classes for children.
More info

Most Sundays (and occasionally Saturdays) Khmer Architecture Tours presents a range of the architectural wonders of Phnom Penh. 8.30 am start, reservations essential.
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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.

Meta House hosts Mythology of Form, an exhibition of pieces by German painter and Phnom Penh resident Clement Jesch.
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At the Insider Gallery at the Intercontinental Hotel, an exhibition of photographs by Steve Porte, Salt 2017, documenting the work of salt farmers in Kampot Province.

Bophana Center hosts a photographic exhibition by Jessica Austin, Fulbright Scholar 2016/17, Spectral Memories of the Screen: the After-Life of Cambodia’s Heritage Cinemas. “Photos taken inside old cinemas in Kampong Cham, Battambang, Kampot, and Kratie invite the viewer to enter these public spaces that have had many lives and now exist between memory and obliteration.”
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At Java Independence, painter Oeur Sokuntevy’s triumphant return to Phnom Penh with the exhibition Upside Down, new paintings produced since moving to Berlin. “Unlike her previous work, this series has more similarities to documentation than storytelling. There is a distance from the subjects that has allowed Sokuntevy, with her observant-eye, to define moments through colour and movement – an intuitive narrative that is felt rather than known.”
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At the new Sa Sa Art Projects space (#47, Street 350 off Street 95), the opening of Where Is My Land?, an exhibition comprising three-channel video installation and photography, by visual artist Khvay Samnang with dancer Nget Rady. Until 18 August.
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At the French Institute, Kbach Roam (Dance Pattern), an exhibition of historic photographs documenting the postures and poses of the Cambodian Royal Ballet, by George Groslier, long time director of the National Museum of Phnom Penh. The glass negatives dating from 1917 have recently been restored and digitised. Runs until September 7.
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SaSa Bassac at the White Building presents a group exhibition, On Attachments and Unknowns, featuring work by Martha Atienza, Kiri Dalena, Pao Houa Her, Chia-En Jao, Minstrel Kuik, Emily Phyo, Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, Nguyen Trinh Thi, Sutthirat Supaparinya, Anocha Mai Suwichakornpong, Neak Sophal, Erika Tan and Yee I-Lann. The exhibition will run until 19 August.
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Performing arts courses at Brighton International School (#79 street 310) for ages 4 – 6 and 7 – 11 – singing, dancing, acting, every Saturday.
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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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DanceWorldCambodia
 offers classes in adult ballet, yoga and Bollywood style.  For more info contact dance@danceworldcambodia.com