Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 28 November, 2017

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 28, from 6.30 pm at SaSaBassac, Moving Images by Chris Chong Chan Fui, as part of the current exhibition New Khmer Architecture by Albert Samreth. “The title refers to both the technical and the emotional of theatrical treatments in documentary and fiction, through a selection of Chris’s work, including his 2008 single-channel video installation, Block B. MOVING IMAGES is the second public program.”
More info

Also tonight, Tuesday 28 at Meta House, a performance and talk by Austrian visual artist Gertrude Moser-Wagner, Like a Bridge, who invited three Cambodian dancers, based in Vienna, and other colleagues to participate in her project „art contains“. 7 pm start for performance and talk.
More info

Also also tonight, Tuesday 28, 8 pm at Meta House, a screening of Angkor’s Children, a film about Cambodia’s cultural and artistic renaissance told through the voices of three young Cambodian women. Features Q&A by executive producer Paul Feinberg.
More info

From Tuesday 28, Bophana Center presents a photographic exhibition, The Real Life of Communities, by the Building Community Voices group.Everyone demand for life with dignity. Natural resource is the main source of income for generations of rural communities in Cambodia. Without natural resource, they are nothing. This exhibition is one of the windows to the real live of the community who are depending on natural resource.”
More info  

On Wednesday 29, the opening of Afloat, a collaborative exhibition at The Plantation, from 6.30 pm. “Afloat is a collective exhibition which focuses on the water and imagery of the sea as a vital element for life. The exhibition highlights the role plastics and rubbish plays in transforming our surroundings, as well as the consequences of our modern societies on individuals.”  The opening will featuring special performances with Shammi Raj Balla’s mapping installation and DJ duo Thoung Bass Cahoot.
More info

Thursday 30 at the French Institute, Urban eyes, an exhibition produced by urban and architectural photographer André Mérian as part of a residency working with students at Studio Images. From 6.30 pm; runs until January 19.
More info

Sunday 3, Neverland Artspace, hosts Phsar Art Let’s Go!: “a vision of bazaar of exchanging ideas and creativity, creating a meaningful connection with our community, and supporting the growth of emerging local independent artists, makers and designers in Cambodia.” 1 pm – 6 pm.
More info

Sunday 3, the Angkor Photo Festival kicks off in Siem Reap, with a wide range of exhibitions, workshops and other activities, continuing through to December 12. Check the full programme here.
More info

Between now and Christmas,  N o w h e r e Gallery is offering personalised Christmas portraits – $8, A5 size.
More info

coming soon:

  • The annual pantomime by The Phnom Penh Players, Unsleeping Beauty, will run at the Department of Performing Arts, 8 – 10 December. Tickets at Kwest Restaurant, DJ Guesthouse, Lot 369 Cafe & Bar
  • Kampot Arts Festival, January 3 – 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…


Tuesday 28, 6.30 pm at SaSaBassac, Moving Images by Chris Chong Chan Fui, as part of the current exhibition New Khmer Architecture by Albert Samreth.
More info

Tuesday 28, 7pm at Meta House, a performance and talk by Austrian visual artist Gertrude Moser-Wagner, Like a Bridge, who invited three Cambodian dancers, based in Vienna, and other colleagues to participate in her project „art contains“.
More info

Tuesday 28, 8 pm at Meta House, a screening of Angkor’s Children, a film about Cambodia’s cultural and artistic renaissance told through the voices of three young Cambodian women, with Q&A.
More info

Tuesday 28, Bophana Center presents a photographic exhibition, The Real Life of Communities, by the Building Community Voices group.
More info

Wednesday 29, 6.30 pm, the opening of Afloat, a collaborative exhibition at The Plantation, from 6.30 pm.
More info

Thursday 30, 6.30 pm at the French Institute, Urban eyes, an exhibition produced by urban and architectural photographer André Mérian as part of a residency working with students at Studio Images.
More info

Sunday 3, 1 pm – 6 pm at Neverland Artspace, Phsar Art Let’s Go!: “a vision of bazaar of exchanging ideas and creativity, creating a meaningful connection with our community, and supporting the growth of emerging local independent artists, makers and designers in Cambodia.”
More info

Sunday 3, the Angkor Photo Festival kicks off in Siem Reap, with a wide range of exhibitions, workshops and other activities, continuing through to December 12. Check the full programme here.
More info


Ongoing….


At Meta House, a photographic exhibition by Steve Porte, Kampot Salt 2017, a look at the salt farms of Kampot and Kep and the people that work the fields. “For me, it is the people that make Cambodia special. Their friendly and gentle manner is unique in our fast-paced world, and makes this a wonderful place to live.”
More info

Java Independence hosts Reverie, an exhibition by paper cut artist Lauren Iida. “Lauren transforms the flat surface of paper to a multi-dimensional sculpture, constructing layers, textures and accentuating the play of light and shadows.”   Runs to 4 January.
More info

N o w h e r e Gallery presents Tales of Borneo, woodcuts by Rico Leong, from Borneo. “Rico translates his work through woodcarving and curating woodcut workshops to share with others on the traditional process of woodcut printing on both fabric and rice paper. Many of his illustrations can be found as cover art for Malaysian musicians in the punk scene, which is a subculture that holds an important position for what he stands for alongside personal experiences and opinions.”
More info

At Neverland Artspace, an art exhibition showcasing the daily ink drawings completed during Inktober Cambodia 2017, a month of celebration of illustrative art.
More info

At Meta House, a photographic exhibition, Pailin 1974, from Colin Grafton’s travels in Cambodia in the early 1970s. “In 1974, when he was living in Phnom Penh, he made a brief helicopter trip to the little town of Pailin near the Thai border. ”
More info

At For Arts’ Sake in Siem Reap, Elders of Kulen, photographs by Tram Lyrattanak, an exhibition of portraits and stories of Cambodian elders. “Deep in the forest beyond the waterfall, villages have long existed on the sacred mountains of Kulen. Their elders are the keepers of cultural heritage, traditional medicinal knowledge, and survivors of a long and difficult history.”
More info

SaSaBassac presents two solo exhibitions, Klah Klok by Than Sok and New Khmer Architecture, vessels by Albert Samreth.  Runs until December 9.
More info

At Sa Sa Art Projects,When the River Reverses, a mixed media exhibition by Chu Hao Pei, Hsu Chia-Wei, Piyarat Piyapongwiwat and Than Sok, taking “environmental ecology as a means and metaphor to navigate and explore intersections of various forces” using the direction-changing Tonle Sap as an example.
More info

Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
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.

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

 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing
28 November, 201
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s