Renowned artist promotes wildlife conservation through Zen paintings

Publication date 18 March 2019 | 08:21 | ICT

A contemporary artist for more than a decade, the renowned Chhan Dina has just opened her latest exhibition called Flying Higher together with some of her students at the Plantation Urban Resort & Spa in Phnom Penh.

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  • Theatre group supporting the LGBTQI community through art

    Publication date 11 March 2019 | 10:09 | ICT

    Inspired by the musical Cabaret and Christopher Isherwood’s Berlin Stories, theatre group the Phnom Penh Players are to host a performance of Shanghai Cabaret at Chinese House in Phnom Penh, with all proceeds donated to a local clin

  • Will this film finally attract global audiences to Cambodian cinema?

    Publication date 04 March 2019 | 09:49 | ICT

    With a French actor and actress in the leading roles and a script inspired by the famous Hungarian composition Gloomy Sunday (also known as the Hungarian Suicide Song), one Cambodian film director has invested huge resources and tim

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  • Glory and disgrace: The complex legacy of Singapore founder Raffles

    Publication date 27 February 2019 | 14:49 | ICT

    SIR Stamford Raffles is best remembered as the founder of modern-day Singapore, but a new exhibition sheds light on less well-known exploits of a man also criticised as a disobedient adventurer and bloodthirsty imperialist.

  • Famous Thai artist displays portraits of Asian people

    Publication date 21 February 2019 | 14:13 | ICT

    SPECIAL portraits lurking in romantic and poetic symbols and patterns by Thai artist Vichit Nongnual are on display at an exhibition which kicked off on Tuesday in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi.

  • Street mural pays homage to the Khmer Empire’s great king

    Publication date 18 February 2019 | 11:34 | ICT

    At a small street near the Royal Palace in Phnom Penh, a mural of the great Khmer King Jayavarman VII of an ancient bygone era has appeared surrounded by a bright circle of traditional flower patterns, attracting passersby with its

  • Feminist festivals: Women, art and empowerment in Phnom Penh

    Publication date 15 February 2019 | 14:05 | ICT

    Organised by a group of local and expat women, this weekend Cambodia will host its first feminist arts festival, as the three day Phnom Fem Fest (PFF) begins on Friday celebrating and empowering women, and creating positive discours

  • Tbong Khmum’s traditional fishing festival

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 17:51 | ICT

    A return to cultural roots in Tbong Khmum’s traditional fishing festival. The festivities – lasting three days and two nights – are held each year after the crop harvest, and commemorate Cambodia’s proud fishing heritage.

  • A return to cultural roots in Tbong Khmum’s traditional fishing festival

    Publication date 12 February 2019 | 09:23 | ICT

    Waist-HIGH in muddy waters, Sam Phoeun plunges his woven bamboo trap into Boeung Krom Lake, before sticking his arm through the mouth of the basket with childlike glee in hopes of snagging a snakefish.

  • How graffiti artists are modernising Angkorian art

    Publication date 11 February 2019 | 18:53 | ICT

    The wall is graffiti artist Yi Kakada's canvas. The artist is on mission to bridge classical Khmer art with contemporary tastes.

  • Three ‘weirdo’ artists explore diversity for second exhibition

    Publication date 11 February 2019 | 13:54 | ICT

    Fresh off the back of their success with their first exhibition I Don’t Belong Here, the three offbeat young Cambodian creatives who make up the Homeless Artists Collective are now hosting their second show, 180°, in Siem Reap, cele