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Amazing Cambodia!

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The Amazing Cambodia exhibition is ready. We spent the morning sticking up old photographs with blue tac… well, it must have been some special Chinese blue tac because it was very sticky. You had to spent a minute trying to…

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Artists Revive Golden Age of Cambodia in Upcoming Documentary

YEAR 33, directed by Kathryn Lejeune, is an upcoming feature length documentary that tells the inspiring stories of three young Khmer artists who are quietly working to revive their country’s devastated artistic heritage. An intimate glimpse into their lives reveal…

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Love And Shattered Dreams In SE Asia

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This is the second part of an interview with Bangkok Noir painter Chris Coles whose new exhibition Night Vision is at Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh. Noir artist-witness Chris Coles has three pieces of advice for men looking…

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Bangkok’s Sex Industry – A Movie In Paintings

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This is the first part of an interview with Bangkok Noir painter Chris Coles whose new show Night Vision opens at 6pm on Friday at Meta House, #37 Sothearos Blvd, Phnom Penh. He will give a talk on “German Expressionism…

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‘Sotheby’s Tried To Sell $3m Khmer Statue – And Knew It Was Stolen’

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The 1,000-year-old temple guardian was meant to “convey power over malicious demons, thereby offering comfort for devotees,” according to Sotheby’s sales blurb. But it’s certainly not bringing any comfort to the world-famous auctioneers following allegations it put the statue up…

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