: Digital sketch on photo by artist Sao Sreymao entitled “Best Friend 5.” Done on paper Ilford Galerie Smooth Cotton Rag.

PHNOM PENH — Artist Sao Sreymao’s exhibition is about what seems to be a fact of life for women in the country.

“We feel we are never right,” she said. “That’s why I picked “Sampot Sor” (white skirt) as title for the exhibition. It’s part of a proverb in Cambodia…When you have a black spot on it, it’s forever.” 

Constantly judged, Sreymao said, “we are struggling a lot, we are becoming victims of society.”

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