Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Playwright Nurtures Spoken Theater to Its Social Role

Sopheak Soung is among the few Cambodian playwrights who are working to keep one of Cambodia’s oldest art forms, “Lakhorn Niyeay,” alive.

‘Rooted in Memory’ exhibit opening at BCC gallery

The Bristol Community College Art Gallery reopens on Thursday, Sept. 5, with the exhibition “Rooted in Memory,” featuring the work of Yary Livan, Pete Pin, Amy Lee Sanford, LinDa Saphan and Savonnara Sok

Cambodia Living Arts to celebrate 20 years with Arts4Peace Festival

After decades as a catalyst for the Kingdom’s vibrant arts sector, Cambodian Living Arts (CLA), founded by genocide survivor and musician Arn Chorn-Pond, will host the 10-day Arts4Peace Festival in Phnom Penh to celebrate the Kingdom’s arts and culture since the fall of Khmer Rouge.

Young Cambodian Dropout Finds Success in Arts

Sievphin Chong, 24, chose an unconventional career path for a Cambodian. After growing up in the remote northeastern provinces of Steung Treng and Ratanakiri, Sievphin moved to Phnom Penh to study design at university.

Double amputee artist to display block print artwork in Siem Reap

Fifteen block print pictures by Cambodian double amputee artist Morn Chear will be displayed at TRIBE Cambodia Art Gallery in the creative hub of Siem Reap town from Thursday.

Plastic cups runneth over at Cambodia’s Rubbish Cafe

As Southeast Asia grapples with massive tides of rubbish hitting its beaches, a Cambodian coffee shop owner is looking to build a business out of some of this waste as a way to promote sustainability.

Stockton Art Scene: Exhibit created to preserve Cambodian history

Everyone has the right to tell their own story. This past week, the Cambodian Experience gave the community a continued look at Cambodia’s rich culture (a previous version of the exhibit was shown in 2017) through a five-day long exhibit with performances, panels and workshops.

World Refugee Day: ‘Alive’ tells stories of Cambodian resettlement in New Zealand

A mortar and pestle, a pair of scissors and a cooking pot are among the objects Cambodian refugees have kept with them since resettling in New Zealand.

How photographer Kim Hak captured Cambodian survival stories

Photographer Kim Hak has documented the keepsakes of fellow Cambodians who escaped Pol Pot’s killing fields for new lives in New Zealand. He talks to Mike White about his exhibition Alive.

Mural painter brings Cambodian-Chinese family roots to Montreal streets

Montreal muralist Bryan Beyung draws on both Western and Asian cultures.

‘See You Yesterday’ shatters legacy of silence on Cambodian genocide

My journey to cross-cultural understanding included a search for self-knowledge, about what makes us who we are and what we’ve inherited from the generations before us.

Discover the Kingdom’s newest gallery with a celestial exhibition

Khmer Artist Savann Thav launches his latest art collection of colour-mastering canvas artworks related to the Celestial at his exhibition opened at Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra on May 6th, 2019.

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Media urged to publicise road traffic, drugs issues

The Ministry of Information has urged all media outlets to disseminate educational messages on drug and traffic issues during the Pchum Ben festival from September 14-29.