Red stools central in first JavaArts Cambodian artist residency – picture feast

Cambodian-born artist Anida Yoeu Ali completes the inaugural artist-in-residence at JavaArts Gallery in Phnom Penh, Cambodia with the exhibit “The Space Between Inside/Outside”.

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Phnom Penh artists respond to vanishing lake, rapidly changing lifestyle – curator Erin Gleeson

In April 2011, Voice of America reported local curator Erin Gleeson as stating that nearly 80 percent of Cambodian artists are currently making work in response to urbanisation.

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“Morning Glory” adorns Tyler Rollins: second solo for Cambodian Sopheap Pich

Cambodian sculptor Sopheap Pich presents a poignant statement on daily life in his homeland through large-scale sculptures of a humble, hardy flower, the morning glory.

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Asian Art Biennial 2011: 40 artists from New Zealand to Kazakhstan – event alert

Forty Asian artists are participating in the 2011 Asian Art Biennial. Curator Iris Shu-Ping Huang has asked each to reflect upon today’s “M-shaped” Asian society.

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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

5 60s and 70s born contemporary Cambodian artists in documentary show Forever Until Now

CAMBODIAN CONTEMPORARY ART This post features introductory profiles of 5 Cambodian contemporary artists born in the 1960s and 1970s in the 14 artist historic group show curated by Cambodia-based curator Erin Gleeson, Forever Until Now which aims to document the development … Continue reading

Historic show documents development of Cambodian art – Forever Until Now

CAMBODIAN ART SHOW In a unique documentary and historic show, Cambodian-based curator Erin Gleeson brings the works of  14 Cambodian modern and contemporary artists  to 10 Chancery Lane Gallery in Hong Kong. This post is the first in a three part series. … Continue reading