Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 13 November, 2018

Greetings,

Tonight, Tuesday 13, the opening of Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot as well as a selection of works in cut paper by Lauren Iida, originally from Seattle, Washington. From 6 pm.
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On Saturday 17, 6.30 pm at Meta House, the screening of a German feature film, Ms. Mueller must go, based on a play by Lutz Hübner, one of Germany’s most prominent playwrights. Lutz will present the film and hold a Q&A.
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On Sunday 18, 8 pm at Meta House, neo-beat poet Antonio Pineda will perform a reading from Shaman, his upcoming volume of poetry and prose, followed by a music performance.
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Monday 19 at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm. BYO materials.
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Coming soon:

  • an open air concert by Musica Felice, featuring the Alex Scarpati Jazz Band, 9th Harmonics and the Phnom Penh Choral Ensemble, at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, on December 2
  • Stories of Reality, a photographic exhibition by Caroline Chevalier and le Studio Images, at the French Institute from December 6
  • tape painting workshop at Java Creative Café, December 9
  • Let the games begin, the end of year performance event from Dance Academy Cambodia, at Chenla Theatre, December 9

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 13, 6 pm, the opening of Wake up, think of love, Open Studio Kampot‘s debut exhibition at Artillery (St 240 ½), showcasing new work in a variety of mediums from emerging Khmer artists in Kampot and works in cut paper by Lauren Iida.
More info

Saturday 17, 6.30 pm at Meta House, the screening of a German feature film, Ms. Mueller must go, with Q&A.
More info

Sunday 18, 8 pm at Meta House, neo-beat poet Antonio Pineda will perform a reading from Shaman, his upcoming volume of poetry and prose.
More info

Monday 19, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni. BYO materials.
More info


Ongoing….


At Java Creative Cafe, Independence Monument, the opening of 81472: Sacred ink lotus art by Battambang-based artist and Australian-native Morrison Polkinghhorne. “Morrison’s unique ink made from lotus is in many ways as remarkable, and unexpected, as the final art. Morrison creates this from charred lotus petals distilled with Battambang rainwater.”  Until January 6.
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At Meta House, as part of a marking of the end of the First World War, an exhibition of paintings by students of the Phnom Penh’s Lycee Rene Descartes on reflecting on French-German relations. 6 pm.
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At the American University of Phnom Penh Library, Russey Keo Weaving for the Spirits, an exhibition of T’ai Daeng and Hmong textiles from Northern Laos from the collection of Colin Grafton. Until November 30.

The closing Inktober Cambodia 2018 Art Exhibition at Neverland Artspace. “The exhibition will showcase daily ink drawing for the whole month of October by Inktober Cambodia community members from beginners to professional artists. The exhibition objective is to support and encourage the growth of illustration art in Cambodia.
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At Bong the Gallery (St 240 ½), Lucid Dreaming, the second exhibition by young Siem Reap artist Nak Noy. “The floral and colorful world of Nak Noy’s works is a testimony to his artistic inspiration: women artists and offended nature. Patiently drawn, using ballpoint pens, alcohol maker color and ink pens, Nak Noy continue to perfect his art and no doubt that in a very near future he will achieved much more.” Until November 17.
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At Sa Sa Art Projects, Under the Water, solo exhibition by Sao Sreymao, digital sketches on photography. Until December 15.
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At The Bodleian (St 288), Dragons Never Die, an collaborative exhibition featuring the work of Miguel Jeronimo, Flori Green and Chris Schiltz. “Photography and painting are used as a way to shape reality into higher degrees of abstraction, taking a creative approach to see the world and dream about new possibilities on it.”
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At The Plantation, Phsar Art, a group exhibition arising out of their curated art market, a bazaar for exchanging ideas and creativity, featuring 28 multinational artists based around Cambodia.
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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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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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