KRAMAS MEET CORONA19.
THE MOST POWERFUL SYMBOL OF CAMBODIA TRANSFORMS FOR THE TIMES, THANKS TO THE ENTREPRENEURSHIP OF MOK ROTHA.
There are times one is drawn to an artist for reasons that seem difficult to articulate but rumble inside you like an ancient memory resurfacing. Such it is with my relationship with Van Chhovorn and his sculptures and paintings. Holding a wood carving of his in my hands emits feelings far beyond their sight, touch or smell. The wood quietly whispers to me of a life, a family, and a culture that I may witness but never quite know. To many, this will sound hackneyed but to me, it is the gift that art sometimes offers.Read More
Ka-Lai Chan had been on my horizon long before I moved to Cambodia. I was familiar with her home...Read More
Poetry builds fresh connections between the old and the new, and between the familiar and the unconventional. It is a sublime voice of the personality of the human being who makes the poem, and of those who read it with appreciation. Like all art, it is a form of experience. Seldom are these experiences generated in schools or homes across the world’s landscapes. In Cambodia, these experiences rarely exist.Read More
Meet the bold women drummers in Cambodia. It was taboo for a woman to touch a drum in Cambodia. Medha turned history into herstory.
Music is a life force behind the human experience. It emerges out of culture and in turn, it can shape and influence culture. Its power can be used towards emancipation – or as a destructive tool for domination. Power is omnipresent.Read More
Cambodian Trash Art: See Selong Originals Artist Riem Mony Selong (AKA Monisilong Riem, Selong...Read More
Cambodian art: Arn Chorn Pond the flute player of Cambodia It is near impossible to understand...Read More
Julien Poulson, founder of the Cambodian Space Project & KAMA It’s impossible to get a...Read More
Pchum Ben Festival In just a few days I will get to experience my first Pchum Ben festival. It...Read More
148913: Paths of the Lotus Ink by Morrison Polkinghorne at Bangkok, Thailand’s Serindia...Read More
Cambodia art and culture: Sugar Talks? Stories worth listening to? Really? Put on by Sugar Spa –...Read More