Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 25 September, 2018

Greetings,

At N o w h e r e Gallery on Saturday 29 (10 am and 3 pm) and Monday 1 (6 pm), woodcut printmaking workshops with Rico Leong.  Spaces limited, bookings essential.
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On Saturday 29, 4 – 7 pm, My Friends Café and Bakery (St 294 & St 9) reopens with a photographic exhibition by Thomas Hommeyer, with live music and snacks.
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Also on Saturday 29, Cloud presents an exhibition of work produced at their weekly Drink and Draw sessions. 4.30 – 10.30 pm.
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Also on Saturday 29, from 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, an artist talk by Ip Wai Lung, a Hong Kong based artist who works primarily in performance, photography and video, and will be their artist in residence for two months. In English with Khmer interpreter.
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Finally on Saturday 29, a production of the opera Cavalleria Rusticana by the Cambodian Opera Project at the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra.   6.30 pm.
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On Monday 1, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, a keynote public address by Emily Apter, of New York University, Regioning Differences: Translation and Transcuration.
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Monday 1 at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm, with a special drawing class commencing at 7 pm.
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Coming soon:

  • Salon: Arts & Letters Society Phnom Penh, 2 October: “A real life popup conversation salon. Artists, writers, designers, illustrators, and media-makers of all varieties are invited to join us, talk shop, mix, mingle, and discover new things.” Also: a zinemaking workshop, 5 – 7 October: “Meet new people. Make a zine. Share the journey of the creative process over this unique, once-off weekend conversation salon cum real life workshop.”
  • Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2018 at ten locations throughout the city, 5 October to 5 November
  • The International Music Festival Phnom Penh, the classical music event of the year, on the theme Music and Migration, 1 – 4 November at Raffles Le Royal and Meta House. 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…


Saturday 29, 10 am and also 3 pm at N o w h e r e Gallery woodcut printmaking workshops with Rico Leong.  Spaces limited, bookings essential.
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Saturday 29, 4 – 7 pm at My Friends Café and Bakery (St 294 & St 9) a photographic exhibition by Thomas Hommeyer.
More info

Saturday 29, 4.30 – 10.30 pm at Cloud, an exhibition of work produced at their weekly Drink and Draw sessions.
More info

Saturday 29, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, an artist talk by Ip Wai Lung, a Hong Kong based artist.
More info

Saturday 29, 6.30 pm at the Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, Cavalleria Rusticana by the Cambodian Opera Project.
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Monday 1, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, an address by Emily Apter, of New York University, Regioning Differences: Translation and Transcuration.
More info

Monday 1, 6 pm at N o w h e r e Gallery woodcut printmaking workshops with Rico Leong.  Spaces limited, bookings essential.
More info

Monday 1, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. Special drawing class at 7 pm.
More info


Ongoing….


At Meta House, The Inner Temple, an exhibition of paintings by Anna Gusarova (Ukraine) inspired by Khmer culture.
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At Meta House, a group show, Shape of You, featuring Cambodian and international artists such as Chath Piersath, Em Sattya, Conrad Keely, Rodney Dickson, Ingo Seliger, Fernando Aceves. Paintings exhibited are part of the Meta House collection.
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Dance Academy Cambodia has a wide range of dance classes through the week at Urban Tower, 5th Floor, #20 Street 51 (opposite Blue Dog, near The Place).
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At Neverland Art Space, a collaborative exhibition, Open your I, the work of American illustrator Chamomile Diddell and photographer and writer Miguel Jeronimo.   “Prejudices. Misconceptions. Assumptions. Have you noticed how your brains automatically associate shapes with objects? Or how the way we perceive ourselves, including body and even identity, varies accordingly to observations from a stranger or our best friend?”
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At Java Creative Café, Tuol Kork, a solo exhibition by Sin Many, Sign, as part of the Creative Generation series for 2018.   “Many is a self-taught artist whose work is concerned with the well-being of humanity and the inter-relationships with others and its surroundings.” Runs until October 7.
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New Cambodian Artists in Siem Reap present weekly performances of contemporary dance every Saturday.
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At The Kampot Art Gallery (located on the corner of the salt workers roundabout), a collection of works from the Battambang gallery Romcheik 5.
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Every Saturday at 5 pm, Bophana Center presents Cine Saturday. Programme changes every week, across a wide range of cinema experiences.
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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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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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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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