Saturday 6 and Sunday 8, Rong Chea (St 308) presents an experimental sound installation, Gentle But Make Noise by Arnont Nongyao. Space limited to 15 participants. In English with Khmer interpretation.
Monday 8 at Botanico, the next of Apple Tree Productions International’s spoken word Speak events, this one specifically involving female performances. 7 pm start.
Next Tuesday, 9 August, at Meta House, the opening In Collaboration: Lars Breuer and Koem Kosocheat, “a new and ambitious installation.”
Pi-Pet-Pi Gallery will reopen at #52C, St 240 on 12 August with a new exhibition, Reflections, Kak Sokphirom’s photographs of Phare Ponleu Selpak exploring circus as an art form.
At Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh on Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 between noon and 6 pm, a meet the artist event with Nak Noy. There will also be live painting.
Saturday 13, between 1 pm and 3 pm, the opening (with live painting) of The Power Of The Lotus by Ponleu, at LIXIN CEO Center.
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Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others
Chhan Dina Gallery
An on-going display of Chhan Dina’s work from throughout her career is augmented, on a rolling schedule, with works of contemporary masters and up-and-coming painters.
Group exhibition coordinated by Chhan Dina: Art Culture Inside/Out. “Art Culture Inside/Out aims to create points of connection between established artists who already have visibility and broad representation, to create encounters, to exhibit varied and complementary styles, and to be intergenerational.”
A new exhibition of the paintings of Takakazu Yamada.
Hyatt Regency Phnom Penh / Tribe Art Cambodia
The work of Nak Noy. Media: Khmer Times
Java Creative Café Tuol Tom Pong
Memory House is a photo series by emerging Cambodian-Australian artist and film-maker Allison Chhorn. The series explore traces and shadow memories of the family plastic house the artist worked in with her Cambodian refugee parents when she was younger. Until 11 September.
Fake Activism!, an exhibition by CIA First International School students. “Their objective was to find humour with relation to activism. This led students to work together in groups to find synthesis between idea, concept, and physical creation of 2 and 3-D works.”
Romchiek 5 Art Space
Battambang contemporary art studio. Rolling exhibitions.
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl. Open daily.
Painting Hope by Van Chhovorn. Until 3 September.
Regular events, classes, sessions:
Improv Cambodia now offer weekly improv classes, Wednesdays from 7 pm at Ikigai Arts Center.
Ikigai Arts Center offer life drawing sessions on Thursdays, with teacher), 6.30 pm
Regular on Saturdays at Sra’Art offer classes in art history and techniques: 9 am for children and 11 am for adults.
Also regular on Saturdays mornings at Botanico, presented by Sra’Art, hour-long kids’ art sessions, 10 am and 11 am.
N o w h e r e Art Studio
A range of arts and crafts workshops at different times. Saturday 6 is hand-building ceramics for beginners.