5 Asian contemporary art museum exhibitions to see in August 2016

Art Radar compiles a list of its articles on must-see museum shows around Asia this August 2016.

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Living ‘day by day’ between Cambodia and Vietnam: Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai – interview

Art Radar caught up with Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2015 finalist Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai to hear about her latest project in the Vietnamese migrant communities in Cambodia and Vietnam.

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When Bangkok meets Phnom Penh, ‘un-compared’ – in pictures

Thai and Cambodian artists explore and uncover unpredictable links between each others art practice in “Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared”. The works are on show at H Gallery in Bangkok and will travel to SA SA BASSAC gallery in Phnom Penh in January 2015.

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Cambodian performance art: “Roundtables” seminar

Artists, curators and researchers explore performance art in Cambodia in a day-long seminar – “Roundtables: The Body, the Lens, the City”. Critical issues including the use of the body, art in the context of the city scape and the role of documentation in performance were on the agenda.

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Sand-covered Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang’s Phnom Penh lake performance

Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang questions urban development in his home country through performance photography and video, on show at local gallery SA SA BASSAC.

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Sa Sa Gallery and Art Project, new artist-run initiatives in Cambodia

CAMBODIAN EMERGING ARTISTS ARTIST-RUN SPACES PHOTOGRPAHY In 2009, a group of artists and photographers called Stiev Selapak founded Sa Sa Art Gallery, Cambodia’s first artist-run gallery. The programming focuses on emerging Cambodian contemporary artists.With the idea of wanting to promote … Continue reading