As Buddhists across Cambodia celebrate Pchum Ben, a group of people living with disabilities have taken to chanting the Parabhava Sutta, which loosely translates as “the causes of downfall”.
Neak Sophal, known for her distinctive photographic style – which regularly employs performative portraiture to illustrate the social realities of Cambodian women, the working class, and marginalised communities – will hold her latest exhibition at FT Gallery from 17 September 2022.
The Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts will hold a two-day Bassac theatre festival on October 3-4 at the Department of Performing Arts in Phnom Penh.
Two models of “twin” traditional Khmer instruments, the twin takhe and the twin khim, were developed in 2014 by a Phnom Penh geography teacher.
Green, pink, red and blue cloths are draped around the model’s body, and her skin is painted in the same hues. Branches and flowers sprout from her shoulders and the transformation is complete.
A Cambodian Living Arts (CLA) working group has been conducting live broadcasts in community areas of four target provinces – Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Cham, Tbong Khmum and Kratie – to help develop the arts in Cambodia.
The smell of spices and sound of the double-headed ‘dholak’ drum filled the air as Phnom Penh’s small but vibrant Pakistani community gathered at Friends Future Factory (F3).’
A Cambodian artist, regarded as one of the Kingdom’s most outstanding vocalists and composers in both classical and modern music, Young Yorn is so admired by his Cambodian and foreign fans that they bestowed the nickname “Keo Sarath II” on him.
Phare Ponleu Selpak, in collaboration with Pi-Pet-Pi Gallery 282, is hosting “Reflections: Circus as an Art Form”, a new photo exhibition by Kak Sokphirom in Phnom Penh.
Larry Strange has spent almost 20 years collecting works from well-known local artists before exhibiting his collection as “Ti Prasap: The Larry Strange Cambodia Collection" at Sa Sa Art Projects along with the second edition of the collection catalogue.