Features

The paintings and sculptures in Bor Hak’s latest series, “Green World,” which will be exhibited Saturday in Battambang City, are a study in contrasts, reflecting the past and future of Cambodia’s vanishing forests.

July 3, 2014

Hour Seyha’s exhibition opening Thursday at Romeet Gallery is titled after a well-known Cambodian proverb that, in his opinion, describes the situation and fate of poor children in the country.

June 26, 2014

Leang Seckon has spent the past few years revisiting through his art a childhood that was filled with the sound of bombs falling over his village in the early 1970s.

June 23, 2014

A young Cambodian couple gaze lovingly into each other’s eyes, hands entwined. She is glowing in a Western-style cream bridal gown. He looks smart in a slim-fitting tailored suit.

June 23, 2014

Nov Cheanick’s exhibition “Rain,” which opens at Java Cafe Wednesday night, comes across as a cry from the hearts of a generation of 20-somethings in Cambodia.

June 21, 2014

Photographer Michael Klinkhamer’s latest exhibition, “Pure Thomacheat,” is a reminder of the fragile natural world that is often overlooked by the inhabitants of cities such as Phnom Penh.

June 15, 2014

For the three artists who first sat down three years ago to discuss the creation of the Khmer classical dance “A Bend in the River,” which will be presented for the first time this week in Phnom Penh, the project quickly became very personal.

June 9, 2014

The Institut Francais opened its doors in the early 1990s and has since initiated Cambodians to the best of French culture while supporting Cambodian artists as they forge ahead in defining this country’s cultural identity. But its plans were abruptly disrupted in the late 2000s when the French government’s first budget cuts were applied to staggering effect over the next few years.

June 8, 2014

When Indonesian pianist Cicilia Yudha held master classes for Cambodian musicians a few days ago, she did not teach them about the technical aspects of playing piano, violin or clarinet.

June 7, 2014

On closing night of the Memory Film Festival on Sunday, the audience will be treated to Cambodia’s 21st century breed of traditional musicians: young, talented and intense in their interpretation.

June 5, 2014
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