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Contemporary Art in Phnom Penh: Some Divergent Views

A Symposium

Reading Room. Bangkok

Saturday 4 October 2014, 10am til 4pm | Free and all welcome

This symposium presents five perspectives on contemporary art in Phnom Penh. Artists Lim SokchanlinaAmy Lee Sanford and Tith Kanitha will each speak on their own practices, while architect and urban studies scholar Pen Sereypagna will speak on transformations in the urban environment, Phnom Penh-based curator Erin Gleeson will speak on the late artist Svay Ken, and Phnom Penh-based curator Roger Nelson will introduce a wider temporal and geographical context. Moderated by Bangkok-based curator Brian Curtin, audience questions and comments are encouraged, and refreshments are provided.

Reading Room Bangkok kindly filmed the entire symposium.
Watch the video: part 1 here, and part 2 here, and part 3 here.

Architect and urbanist presenting at the symposium

Architect and urbanist presenting at the symposium

A view of the symposium

A view of the symposium

Curator Erin Gleeson presenting on artist Svay Ken at the symposium

Curator Erin Gleeson presenting on artist Svay Ken at the symposium

Amy Lee Sanford, Building Again, 2012. Performance. Photo Credit: Vinh Dao

Amy Lee Sanford, Building Again, 2012. Performance. Photo Credit: Vinh Dao

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