After the successful opening of our Khmer Rouge Exhibition ART OF SURVIVAL
(on-going at Meta House) we cordially invite you for the start of our panel
discusssions (Khmer/English) on the same issue – in cooperation with the
Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation (KAS) and Goethe Institute.
Monday, 4th of February, 7PM
THE ART OF MEMORY
CAMBODIAN ARTS AFTER KHMER ROUGE
At Pannasastra International School
(NOT AT META HOUSE!)
Street 370/corner Street 380 – BKK, Phnom Penh
* Sophilline Cheam Shapiro
(Famous Cambodian Choreographer/Khmer Arts Academy –
one of the first graduates of Royal University of Fine Arts
after the fall of the KR)
* Horst Hoheisel (German Memorial Artist, focuses artistically on the
Holocaust and the National Socialist Movement, Meta House
* Louis Bickford (USA, International Center for Transitional Justice)
Moderator: Jane Martin (UK, Arts for Development Specialist)
How does the period of the Khmer Rouge influence the arts in Cambodia today?
How can artists respond in the construction/ reconstruction of memory after
a period of war? What are the greatest challenges for Cambodian arts/artists
after Khmer Rouge? What can Cambodian artists and contemporary arts give
back to Cambodian society?
The panel will be videotaped as part of our on-going ART OF SURVIVAL
documentation. Next panels will be help every Monday, from 7PM at the same
Please be our guest and participate in our discussions.
All the best from META HOUSE, Nico Mesterharm & Lydia Parusol
Documentaries this weekend @ Meta House
(start at 7PM, free admission)
THURSDAY: TRIUMPH OF THE WILL
by Leni Riefenstahl (with Engl. subtitles and commentary)
FRIDAY: BURMA ALL INCLUSIVE by Roland Wehap
SATURDAY: THE BURNT THEATRE by Rithy Panh