Archive for February, 2007


Tuesday, February 27th, 2007

Lifeboxes - Isabelle Lesser


Confidential to

Monday, February 26th, 2007
It’s spelled ‘Saklapel’, not ‘Scalpel’.

NEW YEAR BABY film screening

Monday, February 26th, 2007
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By audience demand, there will be a second Phnom Penh industry screening.

NEW YEAR BABY film screening
Wed. Feb. 28th, 7pm
French Cultural Center
No. 21 8 street Keo Chea
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

WINNER: Amnesty International ‘Movies That Matter’ Award

This screening is intended to introduce this award winning film by a
Cambodian American director to the NGO & diplomatic community in Cambodia. 
The director SOCHEATA POEUV will attend and be available for questions and
discussion. (

NEW YEAR BABY is an inspirational film and the winner of the Amnesty
International ‘Movies That Matter’ award.  It was also a top ten audience
pick on it’s premiere at the International Documentary Film Festival
Amsterdam where it was received with standing ovation.   It follows director
Socheata Poeuv as she uncovers the secrets of how her family survived the
Khmer Rouge genocide and became Americans.  What she learns is hidden in
shame also reveals great love and heroism.  The film will make appearances
in 2007 in international film festivals across the world.

More information on the film, filmmakers and work is available at

-Charles Vogl
Broken English Productions


Kompong Som Khmarnaval – 3rd Edition

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

All together now...

All together now...


UNIVERSES IN UNIVERSE – Worlds of Art – Asia Update

Tuesday, February 20th, 2007

Visual arts of Africa, Asia, Latin America within the context of
international art processes

Newsletter, 20 February 2007
- Venice Biennial 2007 – Preview infos, pavilions
- CulturE-ASEF + Asia/Art updated
- 10 years Universes in Universe

Dear colleagues and friends,
on our websites there are some significant updates to check out:

*** 52nd Venice Biennial, 2007 ***
10 June – 21 November 2007. Preview information on the first 11 pavilions,
which appear in our Special dedicated to this year's Venice Biennial:
Artists, curators, venues with location maps, press releases, photos.

*** Cultural Exchange with Asia and Europe ***
All of you who are interested in exchange with or respectively between the
13 Asian and 25 European ASEM member countries, will find in CulturE-ASEF
a wealth of useful links. Now there are plenty of new ones added:

*** Asia: Art ***
Systematic directories of annotated links of 13 Asian countries. This area
of our joint project with the Asia-Europe Foundation (ASEF) has been
updated as well:

*** Universes in Universe 10th anniversary ***
Exactly ten years ago, on the 20th February 1997, we launched our website
for the visual arts of Africa, Asia, and Latin America within the context
of international art processes. We would like to thank our partners for
their collaboration and the visitors of our website for their interest.

Best regards,
Gerhard Haupt and Pat Binder

Universes in Universe – Worlds of Art

Dr.Gerhard Haupt and Pat Binder
Kollwitzstrasse 52
D – 10405 Berlin