Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 16 August 2022


Thursday Club
returns this week with the eclectic music duo Geography of the Moon and live painting by guest artist Kwan at Sra’Art Studio.  Thursday evening from 6 pm.   
On Saturday 20, Sra’Art and Tribe (Post Office Square) offer a swim and paint session.  $25 includes materials, swimming and a glass of wine.   
The Phnom Penh Literati Society is resuming monthly meetings on Tuesday 6 September at The Box Office – an informal gathering for readings, presentations, poetry and prose.  For more info contact Roberto Longo.

For a more rock’n’roll view of Phnom Penh and the wider Cambodian music scene, please check out our sister publication lengpleng.com, the long running live music gig guide.

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Fabian Hipp

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.    
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The Gallerist
The paintings of Takakazu Yamada.
More info 

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. 
More info 
Meta House
In Collaboration: Lars Breuer and Koem Kosocheat, “a new and ambitious installation.”
More info  

Pi-Pet-Pi Gallery
New location: #52C, St 240
Reflections, Kak Sokphirom’s photographs of Phare Ponleu Selpak circus as an art form. 
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.”
More info
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
Shophouse Studio Gallery
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.   10 am – 6 pm, Monday to Sunday, until 10 September
More info
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
Painting Hope by Van Chhovorn.  Until 3 September.
More info    
Regular events, classes, sessions:
Improv Cambodia now offer weekly improv classes, Wednesdays from 7 pm at Ikigai Arts Center.
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Ikigai Arts Center offer life drawing sessions on Thursdays, with teacher), 6.30 pm
More info     
Regular on Saturdays at Sra’Art offer classes in art history and techniques: 9 am for children and 11 am for adults.  
More info 
Also regular on Saturdays mornings at Botanico, presented by Sra’Art, hour-long kids’ art sessions, 10 am and 11 am. 
More info  
N o w h e r e Art Studio
A range of arts and crafts workshops at different times. 


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