Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 2 October, 2018

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 2, at Templation in Siem Reap, Power of Life, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Takakazu Yamada. From 6 pm. Artists from the Banteay Srei Dance Conservatoire will perform.
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Also tonight, Tuesday 2, in Phnom Penh, Design Kompany presents Salon: Arts & Letters Society. “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.”
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Starting Wednesday 3 and continuing on Wednesdays until the end of the month, Neverland Artspace is hosting Inktober events, in collaboration with Drink and Draw Phnom Penh.   7 pm start for two hour live model sessions. There is a parallel call for submissions of ink drawings for an exhibition opening November 2.
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On Thursday 4, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of an exhibition by photographer Thomas Hommeyer, Rajasthan, part of a larger collection of work taken in 2017 in India.
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Thursday 4, 9 pm at Cloud, a performance of experimental music by The Eye of Time accompanied by a lightshow by disastertourist. “The Eye of Time is the solo-project of the French musician Marc Euvrie. His new album Myth II: A Need To Survive, released 3rd August on Denovali Records, is the second part of a trilogy of releases about the path that humanity takes over the ages. A multi-layered tapestry of experimental sound, Myth II: A Need To Survive merges darkness and hope via minimalist beats and stark bass.”
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This weekend, Friday 5 to Sunday 7, Design Kompany presents a zinemaking workshop. “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.”
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Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2018 will include events at ten locations throughout the city. The opening will be held at the French Institute, Friday 5 at 6 pm, with an additional exhibition opening at Bophana Center. On the afternoon of Saturday 6 there is a tuk tuk tour of the outdoor and indoor exhibitions, and events continue throughout the weekend. The festival runs until November 5.
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On Saturday 6 at Java Tuol Tom Pong, a bamboo painting workshop hosted by Zyct Artistry. 10 am – 12 pm. $15 per person.
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Monday 8 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:

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

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In brief: new and returning…


Tuesday 2, 6 pm, at Templation in Siem Reap, Power of Life, a joint exhibition by Chhan Dina and Takakazu Yamada.
More info

Tuesday 2, in Phnom Penh, Design Kompany presents Salon: Arts & Letters Society.
More info

Wednesday 3, 7pm and continuing on Wednesdays until the end of the month, Neverland Artspace is hosting Inktober events
More info

Thursday 4, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of an exhibition by photographer Thomas Hommeyer, Rajasthan.
More info

Thursday 4, 9 pm at Cloud, a performance of experimental music by The Eye of Time accompanied by a lightshow by disastertourist.
More info

Friday 5 to Sunday 7, Design Kompany presents a zinemaking workshop. “Meet new people. Make a zine.”
More info

Friday 5, 6 pm at the French Institute, the opening of Photo Phnom Penh Festival 2018. The festival runs until November 5 at ten locations around the city.
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Saturday 6, 10 am at Java Tuol Tom Pong, a bamboo painting workshop hosted by Zyct Artistry.
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Monday 8, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses.
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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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