Artists Rally around Sa Sa Art Projects to Help the NGO Continue its Programs

PHNOM PENH — More than 90 Cambodian and international artists—painters, sculptors and photographers—have donated artworks to Sa Sa Art Projects for its online auction. The goal: to help raise funds to support the NGO’s free arts classes, education programs, workshops and residency programs for young Cambodian artists. Plus its exhibitions of established and emerging artists….

Culture & Photo Festival of Phnom Penh: Between dog and wolf with Channal Sean

As part of the 13th Phnom Penh Photo Festival, discover the Cambodian photographer Channal Sean whose works will be exhibited on the wall of the Media Library of the French Institute of Cambodia. If photography means “writing with light”, there is a very special moment of the day, which is designated by the expression “between…

Culture & Phnom Penh: Official opening of Rong Cheang, a community art studio

Inaugurated last Friday, Rong Cheang is a new community art studio launched by Sa Sa Art Projects as part of its participation in this year’s documenta15 in Kassel, Germany. Rong Cheang is a space for Cambodian visual art communities to experiment and develop their practices with free access to a shared studio. More info

Women in the 21st Century: Facing Old Attitudes in a New Era by Michelle Vachon

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…