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When Eng Rithchandaneth travelled to the United States in December for a month-long residency in Vermont and a stop in New york, it was the first time the 23-year-old artist had left Cambodia.

Cambodian artist Svay Sareth (second left) celebrates his win at the Prudential Eye Awards in Singapore on Tuesday with Singapore’s Minister for Culture (left), Prudential CEO Philip Seah (second right) and Prudential Eye  Programme founder Serenella Ciclitira. Photo supplied
Thu, 21 January 2016

Svay Sareth wins top prize in Singapore

Cambodian contemporary artist Svay Sareth has been announced as the overall winner of the Prudential Eye Awards for Contemporary Asian Art, which took place on Tuesday at Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel as part of the city’s Art

Artist Kong Vollak began his live installation artwork Silhouettes of Tomorrowland last week.
Wed, 20 January 2016

Live installation takes over gallery at Asia Foundation

Over the next month, artist Kong Vollak will complete work on his newest solo exhibition, all the while the public will be able to look on.

One of the black and white film photographs being exhibited from tonight at Meta House as part of Swiss photographer Beat Presser’s exhibition The Sea of the Ancestors. Beat presser
Thu, 7 January 2016

Photo exhibit migrates to capital’s Meta House

A photography exhibition by Swiss photographer Beat Presser opening tonight at Meta House charts the course of human migration thousands of years ago from Indonesia across the Indian Ocean to Madagascar.

Chanpanha was chosen by the government to perform his own songs in China.
Fri, 25 December 2015

Ma Chanpanha marches to his own beat in China

Cambodian singer Ma Chanpanha was in China this week to show off the Kingdom's new generation of original musical talent.

Dancer Nget Rady rehearses ahead of the premiere performance of Brodal Serei tomorrow night.
Thu, 17 December 2015

Khmer boxing inspires contemporary dance show

Brodal Serei, a contemporary dance piece based on the style of Khmer boxing of the same name, premieres tomorrow evening at Phnom Penh’s Department of Performing Arts.

Photos by Sok Visalbrosit from the #iambeautiful exhibition.
Wed, 16 December 2015

Exhibit shows that everyone’s beautiful, but nobody’s perfect

A 31-photograph exhibition featuring portraits of people from victimised groups alongside celebrities opens to the public today at the Vattanac Capital Tower.

Writer So Phina will moderate tonight’s literature forum at Java Cafe and Gallery.
Thu, 10 December 2015

Amplified voices heard at women’s literature event

Three female writers, all publishing in Khmer, will gather this evening at Java Cafe and Gallery for the first event of its kind in Phnom Penh: a literature forum organised by and for women.

Staff and volunteers are pictured with Angelina Jolie Pitt and Brad Pitt.
Mon, 7 December 2015

Jolie Pitt discusses filmmaking with young directors

Angelina Jolie Pitt made her first public appearance at the Cambodia International Film Festival on Saturday as part of a panel discussion on the future of filmmaking in the Kingdom.

Bophana Center founder Rithy Panh gives actress Angelina Jolie Pitt a tour of the centre earlier this year as part of research for the adaptation of First They Killed My Father.
Wed, 25 November 2015

Angelina Jolie Pitt accepts presidency of film fest panel

The Cambodia International Film Festival received the endorsement of one of Hollywood’s biggest stars yesterday with the announcement that actress Angelina Jolie Pitt had accepted the presidency of the festival’s newly formed Honora