Greetings, and apologies for the tardiness:
Opening on Thursday 11 at Plantation is Abstract Escape, an exhibition by Stan. “There are vibrant colours, joyful colours and spleen colours, stripes that hide and scratches that reveal shapes, then more colours appear.”
Pi-Pet-Pi Gallery will reopen at #52C, St 240 on Friday 12 with a new exhibition, Reflections, Kak Sokphirom’s photographs of Phare Ponleu Selpak circus as an art form.
Saturday 13 at The Imperfect Cafe is a workshop with Scarlett Shenyi on pouring art. 9 am – 11 am. Limited to eight spots.
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.
Opening on Saturday 13 at 5pm at Shophouse Studio Gallery is What’s Your Gold, an exhibition by art therapist Hiratsuka Niki and Miguel Jeronimo, based around the Japanese craft of kintsugi as a process of healing after experiences of sex trafficking. Shophouse Studio Gallery is on the top floor of Pteah Chas, the community space on St 110 near Old Market – entrance through the plant shop Jungle a Domicile.
Rong Cheang presents an artist’s talk on Saturday 13, by Truong Que Chi of Nha Floor Collective in Hanoi, entitled Objects, Meals, Plants, River and Rhythms. From 6 pm. In English with Khmer interpretation.
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See you about…
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.
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.
In Collaboration: Lars Breuer and Koem Kosocheat, “a new and ambitious installation.”
Abstract Escape, an exhibition by Stan. “There are vibrant colours, joyful colours and spleen colours, stripes that hide and scratches that reveal shapes, then more colours appear.”
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.