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The art of food

The exhibition inspires the appreciation of cuisine in photo form.
The exhibition inspires the appreciation of cuisine in photo form. POST STAFF

The art of food

This week, the fifth annual International Festival of Culinary Photography, which premiered in Paris, comes to Phnom Penh’s Institut Francais. The exhibition, which opened on Thursday, will run until June 15 and features photography focusing on that one theme that unites us all.
Here’s a small sample of the 78 works on display.

NYC Cucumber, by Mathilde de L’Ecotais.
NYC Cucumber, by Mathilde de L’Ecotais. POST STAFF
The exhibition runs at Institut Francais until June 15.
The exhibition runs at Institut Francais until June 15. POST STAFF
Langoustine, by Myriam Gauthier-Moreau.
Langoustine, by Myriam Gauthier-Moreau. POST STAFF
Oursin, by Christophe Doucet.
Oursin, by Christophe Doucet. ​​​​​​​​​​​​ ​​​​​​​ POST STAFF
J’ai descendu dans mon jardin, by Patrick Rougereau.
J’ai descendu dans mon jardin, by Patrick Rougereau. POST STAFF
Coquille saint jacques au Kari grosse, by Jean-Marc Angles.
Coquille saint jacques au Kari grosse, by Jean-Marc Angles. POST STAFF
3-10. THOMAS DHELLEMMES/FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA CULINAIRE
3-10. THOMAS DHELLEMMES/FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA CULINAIRE
Pot’o Feu. ANTHONY COTTAREL/ FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE CULINAIRE
Pot’o Feu. ANTHONY COTTAREL/ FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE CULINAIRE
Street Burger. CECILE VENAILLE & GUILLAUME VAN SENTEN/FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE CULINAIRE
Street Burger. CECILE VENAILLE & GUILLAUME VAN SENTEN/FESTIVAL INTERNATIONAL DE LA PHOTOGRAPHIE CULINAIRE

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