Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 27 November, 2018

Greetings,

Tomorrow, Wednesday 28, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of a multimedia, multi-artist exhibition, Plastic Kingdom, curated by Portuguese photographer Miguel Jeronimo, featuring works by a large selection of Cambodian and international artists on the issue of the impact of plastic on the environment. Artist and NGO Q&A and short films from 8 pm.
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Also on Wednesday 28, the Literati Society of Phnom Penh celebrates two years of monthly readings with a special night of performances of poetry and prose at The Plantation, St 184, from 7.30 pm.
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Thursday 29, 6 pm at Villa Grange (St 244), the opening of an exhibition, Cambodian Women’s Woodcut Series and Bou’Sra Tribal Faces Portrait Series, by Khun Gechsoun, aka Kek Soon. Then from Saturday 1 at 11 am, Kek Soon presents a woodcut printmaking workshop.
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On Friday 30, at Sa Sa Art Projects, the screening of A Separation of Sand and Island, a 2018 short film by Sutthirat Supaparinya, Thai and Laos language with English subtitles, as part of the public program of Under the Water exhibition by Sao Sreymao.
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Friday 30, 6 pm at The Plantation, a fundraising buffet dinner to assist in the publishing of a comprehensive architectural guide to Phnom Penh by Moritz Henning and Walter Koditek. “Reviewing more than 120 buildings and structures reflecting all periods of the architectural development of a bustling city, this comprehensive study will be an informed and handy companion for strolling through Phnom Penh, known for a long time as the ‘Pearl of Asia’.” Admission price is $100, including food and drink and a copy of the book on its publication in July 2019. Tickets available at The Plantation front desk.
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Saturday 1, from noon, the KBach Artist Competition finale at Factory Phnom Penh, with live mural painting and other entertainments.
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Down at the Kampot Art Gallery on Saturday 1, from 6 pm, the opening of a new exhibition, Kampot: The Changing Landscape. “Neak Sophal and Kong Vollak have created a unique exhibition looking at Kampot and the impact of past, present and future.”
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Also on Saturday 1, at Java Creative Café Tuol Kork, the opening of a solo exhibition by photographer Chi Phouy, a Creative Generation awardee. Gaps is a series of photographs exploring the artist’s relationship with his brothers. From 6.30 pm. Until 31 December.
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On Sunday 2, from 3 pm, an open air concert by the choir Musica Felice, featuring the Alex Scarpati Jazz Band, 9th Harmonics and the Phnom Penh Choral Ensemble, at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra. Tickets $10/$5.
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Monday 3 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:

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 28, 6 pm at Meta House, the opening of a multimedia, multi-artist exhibition, Plastic Kingdom, on the issue of the impact of plastic on the environment. Artist and NGO Q&A and short films from 8 pm.
More info

Wednesday 28, 7.30 pm at The Plantation, the Literati Society of Phnom Penh celebrates two years of monthly readings.
More info

Thursday 29, 6 pm at Villa Grange (St 244), the opening of Cambodian Women’s Woodcut Series and Bou’Sra Tribal Faces Portrait Series, by Khun Gechsoun, aka Kek Soon. More info

Friday 30, 6 pm at Sa Sa Art Projects, the screening of A Separation of Sand and Island, a 2018 short film by Sutthirat Supaparinya.
More info

Friday 30, 6 pm at The Plantation, a fundraising buffet dinner to assist in the publishing of a comprehensive architectural guide to Phnom Penh. Tickets available at The Plantation front desk.
More info

Saturday 1, 11 am at Villa Grange, Kek Soon presents a woodcut printmaking workshop.
More info

Saturday 1, from noon, the KBach Artist Competition finale at Factory Phnom Penh.
More info

Saturday 1, 6 pm at Kampot Art Gallery the opening of Kampot: The Changing Landscape by Neak Sophal and Kong Vollak.
More info

Saturday 1, 6.30 pm at Java Creative Café Tuol Kork, the opening of a solo exhibition by photographer Chi Phouy, a Creative Generation awardee.
More info

Sunday 2, from 3 pm, an open air concert by the choir Musica Felice, featuring the Alex Scarpati Jazz Band, 9th Harmonics and the Phnom Penh Choral Ensemble, at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra. Tickets $10/$5.
More info

Monday 3, 7.30 pm at Cloud, Drink & Draw Masterclass – beginner/intermediate with Sarah Marcni: a live model in multiple poses. From 7.30 pm. BYO materials.
More info


Ongoing….


 

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.
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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.

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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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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