Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 6 September 2022

Greetings:

Tonight, Tuesday 6 at Meta House, is the opening of Mekong Trashures, a collection of artworks made from rubbish collected from the rivers surrounding Phnom Penh.   6 pm start. 
More info 

Also tonight The Phnom Penh Literati Society is resuming monthly meetings, now at The Box Office – an informal gathering for readings, presentations, poetry and prose.  Starts at 7 pm sharp. 
 
On Friday 9, from 6 pm, Silapak Trotchaek Pneik // by YK Art House presents the opening of Sampot Sor (White Skirt), a new exhibition by Sao Sreymao
More info  
 
On Saturday 10 from 2 pm, Plantation hosts a live painting session by Stan, accompanying his Abstract Escape exhibition, which runs until 24 September.  
More info 
 
This Saturday 10 at Treellion Park is the Breathe Festival, an afternoon/evening of performances in dance – featuring the Princess Buppha Devi Dance School and New Cambodian Artists – and music, from traditional to hip hop, from the stable of artists at record label KlapYaHandz. Early bird price $3 with a drink included.  Gates open 4 pm, performances from 4.30 pm until late. 
More info 
 
Also on Saturday 10, from 6 pm at Sra’Art is the photographic exhibition Contemplation by Aurelie Fischer.  “During her travels in Cambodia, she felt an increasingly strong link with the temple of Angkor. She lived for several months in the countryside near the temple, which allowed her to go there regularly and become familiar with it. This place and this environment inspired her a lot for her photos.” Until 25 October.
More info      
 
Thursday next week at Ikigai Arts Center is Cycle of Screenings: a sensitive look at Asia, a fortnightly event that until mid-November present a collection of documentary films, many being shown in Cambodia for the first time.  “These films also have in common a certain space, the Asian continent, undergoing radical transformations and gathering heterogeneous identities. From spirituality to virtual love, through the industrial agrarian revolution, or the condition of ethnic minorities in Southeast Asia, this selection offers a vast panorama of these ongoing upheavals.”    Tickets $5, booking required.
More info 
 
Coming to Cloud on 17 September is an interactive exhibition, 7 Colorful Days, based around the Khmer traditional colours of the week.  “A great opportunity for people of all cultures and nationalities to learn more about Khmer culture.”
More info 
 
Upcoming at Rong Cheang on 17 and 18 September, presented by Zen The, are workshops on printmaking on objects.  
More info
 
On 18 September Raffles Hotel Le Royal presents Vietnamese classical guitar ensemble Strings Unlimited.
More info  
 
Ikigai Arts Center is making a general call for poetry, in English or Khmer, to be displayed in their shop and distributed through social media, between now and the end of the year.  Find out more here.  
 
Apsara Angkor Art Gallery in Siem Reap is hosting an exhibition of the work of Phnom Penh artist Nyart.
 
The Gallerist has added to its display work by abstract painter DinArt.  “This young, self-taught artist has no art education, yet in the astonishingly short period of 10 years he has become the most popular and well-known abstract painters in Cambodia and earned himself an international reputation. Determined to have a signature style, Borin started to play with colors and textures, using bold brush strokes to create impressive movements on his canvas.”
 
Next month, on Sunday 9 October, the choir Musica Felice will hold a charity concert at the Sofitel grand ballroom, featuring works by Bach, Mozart, Puccini, Rutter, Jenkins, Gershwin and Franklin.  All proceeds will go to Princess Buppha Devi Dance School and Yamada School of Art.
More info 
 
Courtesy of Steve Porte, some images from last Thursday, a night of theatrical poetry with Nupur Saraswat, aka The Sanskari Girl, from India/Singapore, an Apple Tree Productions International event in conjunction with SpeakEasy Theatre at The Box Office.


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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.

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Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
 


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  

Apsara Angkor Art Gallery
(Siem Reap)
An exhibition of the work of Phnom Penh artist Nyart.
 
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.    
More info

The Gallerist

A continuously rolling collection of works by mostly Cambodian artists. Now including work by DinArt.
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
Mekong Trashures, a collection of artworks made from rubbish collected from the rivers surrounding Phnom Penh.  
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.  Until 25 September. 
 
Plantation
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.”  Until 24 September. 
More info
 
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
 
Sa Sa Art Projects
Ti Prasap: The Larry Strange Cambodia Collection.  “In Khmer, Ti Prasap means a place where things converge or come together, but it is more useful to think of it as a place where things transform each other in an active confluence over the course of time. It is a place where a process or a journey occurs – one that is full of varied actions and is still in development, with new possibilities continually forming. Acknowledging this course of time and journey enables us to consider the factors and forces that facilitate such transformation.”
More info 
 
 
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 
 
Sra’Art
Photographic exhibition Contemplation by Aurelie Fischer.  Until 25 October.
More info      
 
Regular events, classes, sessions:
 
Improv Cambodia now offer weekly improv classes, Wednesdays from 7 pm at Ikigai Arts Center.
More info
 
Ikigai Arts Center will offer life drawing sessions on Sundays, with teacher), from 18 September. 
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. 
 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 30 August 2022

Greetings:

Thursday 1, Bophana Center, in collaboration with the Center for Khmer Studies, presents a conference entitled King Sisowath’s Dancers featuring Dr Lucie Labbé and Samedy Suong.  English language event.  6.30 pm – also will be streamed via Facebook Live. 
More info   
 
Beginning on Thursday 1 at Ikigai Arts Center is Cycle of Screenings: a sensitive look at Asia, a fortnightly event that until mid-November present a collection of documentary films, many being shown in Cambodia for the first time.  “These films also have in common a certain space, the Asian continent, undergoing radical transformations and gathering heterogeneous identities. From spirituality to virtual love, through the industrial agrarian revolution, or the condition of ethnic minorities in Southeast Asia, this selection offers a vast panorama of these ongoing upheavals.”    Tickets $5, booking required.
More info  
 
Also on Thursday 1, Apple Tree Productions International event in conjunction with SpeakEasy Theatre at The Box Office present a aight of theatrical poetry with Nupur Saraswat, aka The Sanskari Girl, from India/Singapore.  “A passionate and theatrical stage performer who brings an electric energy on stage with her bold, brave and volatile words.   She uses spoken word, theatre and music in her performances to tell personal stories of love, identity and Sanskars.”   Tickets $5.  7 pm sharp.
More info   
 
Friday 2, 7 pm at Meta House is a special pop up exhibition of the work of photographer Tim Page – until Sunday only, when there will be an additional presentation of three documentary films featuring Page. 
More info
 
Also on Friday 2, Sra’Art holds a happy hour from 7 pm for a last look at the exhibition Painting Hope by Van Chhovorn which closes on Saturday. 
More info
 
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4, Rong Cheang presents workshops by Leang Seckon on making collages.  Khmer language event, spaces limited to 15. 
More info 
 
Saturday 3 at 8.30 pm at Hometown Hangout is Wurrrd, a spoken word/rap event featuring Initial G, Fatima Hata, Gareth Bawden, Carl Hunter and more. 
More info  
 
Monday 5 at Footprints Café in Siem Reap, an evening of books – Snakes, Dancers and Dangerous Lives – featuring author talks by Colin Grafton, Nicholas Coffill and Doug Gordon (for Hang Achariya).
More info   
 
Tuesday 6 at Meta House is the opening of Mekong Trashures, a collection of artworks made from rubbish collected from the rivers surrounding Phnom Penh.  “If you are an artist based in Phnom Penh and interested in participating don’t hesitate to contact katja@wildplastic.com.”  6 pm start. 
More info 

Ikigai Arts Center is making a general call for poetry, in English or Khmer, to be displayed in their shop and distributed through social media, between now and the end of the year.  Find out more here.   
 
Apsara Angkor Art Gallery in Siem Reap is hosting an exhibition of the work of Phnom Penh artist Nyart.
 
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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.
See you about…

Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
  


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  

Apsara Angkor Art Gallery (Siem Reap)
An exhibition of the work of Phnom Penh artist Nyart.
 
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.    
More info

The Gallerist

A continuously rolling collection of works by mostly Cambodian artists.
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.  Until 25 September. 
 
Plantation
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.  
 
Sa Sa Art Projects
Ti Prasap: The Larry Strange Cambodia Collection.  “In Khmer, Ti Prasap means a place where things converge or come together, but it is more useful to think of it as a place where things transform each other in an active confluence over the course of time. It is a place where a process or a journey occurs – one that is full of varied actions and is still in development, with new possibilities continually forming. Acknowledging this course of time and journey enables us to consider the factors and forces that facilitate such transformation.”
More info 
 
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 
 
Sra’Art
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.
More info
 
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. 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 23 August 2022

Greetings:

Last night (apologies, it’s open until 23 September) at Sa Sa Art Project was a book launch and exhibition opening, Ti Prasap: The Larry Strange Cambodia Collection.  “In Khmer, Ti Prasap means a place where things converge or come together, but it is more useful to think of it as a place where things transform each other in an active confluence over the course of time. It is a place where a process or a journey occurs – one that is full of varied actions and is still in development, with new possibilities continually forming. Acknowledging this course of time and journey enables us to consider the factors and forces that facilitate such transformation.”  
More info  
 
Thursday Club – postponed from last week – returns this week (tonight!) with the eclectic music duo Geography of the Moon and live painting by guest artist Kwan at Sra’Art Studio.  From 6 pm.  
 
Next Thursday, 1 September, Bophana Center, in collaboration with the Center for Khmer Studies, presents a conference entitled King Sisowath’s Dancers featuring Dr Lucie Labbé 
and Samedy Suong.  English language event.
More info    
 
Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September Rong Cheang presents workshops by Leang Seckon on making collages.  Khmer language event, spaces limited to 15. 
More info  
 
Monday 5 September at Footprints Café in Siem Reap, an evening of books – Snakes, Dancers and Dangerous Lives – featuring author talks by Colin Grafton, Nicholas Coffill and Doug Gordon (for Hang Achariya).
More info    
 
Tuesday 6 September at Meta House is the opening of Mekong Trashures, a collection of artworks made from rubbish collected from the rivers surrounding Phnom Penh.  “If you are an artist based in Phnom Penh and interested in participating don’t hesitate to contact katja@wildplastic.com.”  6 pm start. 
More info  
 
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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.
See you about…

Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
  


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info

The Gallerist

A continuously rolling collection of works by mostly Cambodian artists.
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.  Until 25 September. 
 
Plantation
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.  
 
Sa Sa Art Projects
Exhibition Ti Prasap: The Larry Strange Cambodia Collection.  “In Khmer, Ti Prasap means a place where things converge or come together, but it is more useful to think of it as a place where things transform each other in an active confluence over the course of time. It is a place where a process or a journey occurs – one that is full of varied actions and is still in development, with new possibilities continually forming. Acknowledging this course of time and journey enables us to consider the factors and forces that facilitate such transformation.”  
More info  
 
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 
 
Sra’Art
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.
More info
 
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. 
 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 16 August 2022

Greetings:

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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox – usually some time midweek.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.

See you about…

Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
 
 


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info
 
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. 
 
Plantation
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 
 
Sra’Art
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.
More info
 
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. 
 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 9 August 2022

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.”
More info
 
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. 
More info  
 
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.
More info  
 
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.  
More info  
 
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. 
More info
 
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.
More info
 
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.
Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.
Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.

See you about…


Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
  


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info
 
The Gallerist
A new exhibition of 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  

Plantation
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.  
 
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
 
Sra’Art
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.
More info
 
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. 
 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 2 August 2022

Greetings:

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. 
More info  
 
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. 
More info  
 
Next Tuesday, 9 August, at Meta House, the opening In Collaboration: Lars Breuer and Koem Kosocheat, “a new and ambitious installation.”
More info  
 
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.
More info  
 
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.  
More info  
 
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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.
See you about…


Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
 
 


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  

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.    
More info
 
FT Gallery
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.” 
More info 

The Gallerist

A new exhibition of 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
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.”
More info 
 
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
 
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
 
Sra’Art
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.
More info
 
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.  Saturday 6 is hand-building ceramics for beginners
 
 
 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 26 July 2022

Greetings:
 
On Thursday 28, Phnom Penh Players are holding auditions for cast and crew for their next production, 12-8, a comedy written and directed by Samithi Sok.   

Sunday 31 from 6 pm in Siem Reap, Howl Cambodia and Yini Teahouse collaborate once again for the last Sunday of the month open mic poem salon.
More info  

Next Tuesday 2 August at Meta House, Colin Grafton presents a talk about his book Dancers, on the efforts to revive classical dance after the Khmer Rouge period.  7 pm.
More info  

Coming soon: Pi-Pet-Pi Gallery will reopen on St 240 on 11 August with a new exhibition, more details still to be forthcoming.  

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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.

See you about…

Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
  


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info
 
FT Gallery
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.” 
More info 

The Gallerist

A new exhibition of 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
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.”
More info 
 
Plantation
Convergence, a dual exhibition by artworks from two different artists, Théo Vallier and Grégory Gosselin, who both work with metal. 
More info
 
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
 
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
 
Sra’Art
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.
More info
 
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. 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 19 July 2022

Greetings:

On Friday 22, Sa Sa Art Projects (St 350, off St 95) presents an open studio with artist Mao Sovanchandy, from 6 pm.  “Chandy is a graduate architect and artist whose work centers around urban identity, environment and reflections of culture, and preservation. Her works are often reminiscent of old heritage buildings that allow audiences to reconnect with past memories and reflect on presence and future.”
More info  
 
This Saturday and Sunday new community art studio Rong Chea (St 308) presents There’s no Place: An embroidery installation project with Jakkai Siributr.  Saturday 2 – 6 pm (with breaks) and Sunday 10 am – 6 pm (with lunch break).  In English with Khmer translation, space is limited to 15 people.
More info
 
On Saturday 23, Sra’Art presents the opening of Painting Hope by Van Chhovorn, from 6 pm.
More info    

Last week the dance troupe New Cambodian Artists held an invited guests only performance at their new space at StudioNow, Koh Pich.  Check out their Facebook page for a review of the night by Andy Brower. 

Next week, Thursday 28, Phnom Penh Players are holding auditions for cast and crew for their next production, 12-8, a comedy written and directed by Samithi Sok.    

Coming up: Sunday 31 July, in Siem Reap, Howl Cambodia and Yini Teahouse collaborate once again for the last Sunday of the month open mic poem salon.
More info   

This November the Chamnor Arts Festival returns to Battambang, as reported in the Phnom Penh Post.

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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.
See you about…


Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
 
 


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info
 
FT Gallery
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.” 
More info 

The Gallerist

A new exhibition of 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
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.”
More info 
 
Plantation
Convergence, a dual exhibition by artworks from two different artists, Théo Vallier and Grégory Gosselin, who both work with metal. 
More info
 
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
 
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
 
 
Regular events, classes, sessions:
 
Improv Cambodia now offer weekly improv classes, Wednesdays from 7 pm at Ikigai Arts Center.
More info
 
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. 
 

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 12 July 2022

Greetings:

This Friday 15 sees the opening of a new community art studio, Rong Chea, on St 308 in the Bassac Lane precinct.  “A space for the Cambodian visual art communities to experiment and develop their practices by having free access to a shared studio. […] The space is available for one year, from July 2022 to June 2023.  […] Confirmed artists and specialists who lead the workshops include BOLOHO (China), Mit Jai Inn (Thailand), Leang Seckon (Cambodia), Nha San Collective (Vietnam), Siddharta Perez (Philippines-Singapore), Sopheap Pich (Cambodia), Farid Rakun of Ruangrupa (Indonesia), Serrum (Indonesia), Jakkai Siributr (Thailand), and Zen Teh (Singapore).”  From 6 pm.
More info  
 
Next Tuesday Meta House presents 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.”
More info  

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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.
See you about…

Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
  


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info
 
FT Gallery
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.” 
More info 

The Gallerist

A new exhibition of 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. 
More info 
 
Meta House
Blush with the Past, a new exhibition of paintings by Ny Vannak.  “Sculptures of antiquity, from both the west and east, are recreated on canvas, blooming with elaborate pigmentation; a vigorous approach to reinventing ancient portraiture, from David to the Bayon.  For her exhibition Blush with the Past, Ny Vannak combines her interest in the wide world of faces and her love of vivid colour.”
More info
 
Plantation
Convergence, a dual exhibition by artworks from two different artists, Théo Vallier and Grégory Gosselin, who both work with metal. 
More info
 
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
 
Sa Sa Art Projects
Threshold, an exhibition by Tan Vatey, Neak Sophal and Sao Sreymao.  “Through artworks in diverse forms from photographs, sculptures, and installations, the exhibition speaks about experiences, feelings, and new perspectives of the artists arising from the shifting environments, societal changes, attempts to reconcile, and endeavors in seeking new ways to face the unique turning point of the social order as much as the natural course of life.”  Until 16 July. 
 
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
 
 
Regular events, classes, sessions:
 
Improv Cambodia now offer weekly improv classes, Wednesdays from 7 pm at Ikigai Arts Center.
More info
 
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.  Saturday 16, 9 am: self-portrait in acrylic.

Kumnooh: Cambodia arts for week commencing 5 July 2022

Greetings:

This Saturday 9 at FT Gallery presents the opening of a new group exhibition: Art Culture Inside/Out, coordinated by Chhan Dina.  “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.”  From 4 pm.
More info  
 
Also on Saturday, at 6 pm, Sra’Art presents the closing the exhibition Understanding by linocut block printing artist Morn Chea.  
More info  
 
At Silapak Trotchaek Pneik // by YK Art House on Sunday 10 at 6 pm, the launch of Dancers, by Colin Grafton, including author’s talk.  Copies of the book will be on sale. 
More info  

Next Tuesday, 12 July at The Gallerist, the opening of a new exhibition of the paintings of Takakazu Yamada.
More info  

Pi-Pet-Pi Gallery
has announced its closure, with a new gallery on St 240 coming soon. 

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.

Send a ‘subscribe’ email to fabianhipp@kumnooh.com to receive Kumnooh in your inbox every Tuesday lunchtime.

Are we missing something?  Let us know at fabianhipp@kumnooh.com.

See you about…


Fabian Hipp
Kumnooh
fabianhipp@kumnooh.com
 
 


Ongoing…. exhibitions, dance performances and others


Exhibitions:  
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.    
More info
 
The Gallerist
“The Gallerist, located in the heart of the capital city on street 240, is driven by the only motto “art matters”. We are fortunate to be working with some of the most creative artists and strongly believe in a collaborative approach towards our projects. The Gallerist’s curators carefully choose original artworks among astonishing and unique Cambodia visual art pieces.”
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. 
More info 
 
Meta House
Blush with the Past, a new exhibition of paintings by Ny Vannak.  “Sculptures of antiquity, from both the west and east, are recreated on canvas, blooming with elaborate pigmentation; a vigorous approach to reinventing ancient portraiture, from David to the Bayon.  For her exhibition Blush with the Past, Ny Vannak combines her interest in the wide world of faces and her love of vivid colour.”
More info
 
Plantation
Convergence, a dual exhibition by artworks from two different artists, Théo Vallier and Grégory Gosselin, who both work with metal. 
More info
 
Romchiek 5 Art Space 
Battambang contemporary art studio.  Rolling exhibitions.  
 
Sa Sa Art Projects
Threshold, an exhibition by Tan Vatey, Neak Sophal and Sao Sreymao.  “Through artworks in diverse forms from photographs, sculptures, and installations, the exhibition speaks about experiences, feelings, and new perspectives of the artists arising from the shifting environments, societal changes, attempts to reconcile, and endeavors in seeking new ways to face the unique turning point of the social order as much as the natural course of life.”  Until 16 July. 
 
Silapak Trotchaek Pneik // by YK Art House
My Self, My Body, My World, by Heng Ravuth.  Through until 9 July.   Media:  Post Khmer  (in Khmer)  Phnom Penh Post  (English)  Cambodianess (English)
 
Space Four Zero
Prints, paintings, vintage posters, pop art, CDs and vinyl.  Open daily. 
More info 
 
Sra’Art
Understanding, by linocut block printing artist Morn Chea, in close collaboration with Open Studio Cambodia.   Until 9 July.
More info 
 
 
 
Regular events, classes, sessions:
 
Improv Cambodia now offer weekly improv classes, Wednesdays from 7 pm at Ikigai Arts Center.
More info
 
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.  Saturday 16, 9 am: self-portrait in acrylic.