Archive for September, 2010

OPEN DOORS FESTIVAL Phnom Penh

Wednesday, September 22nd, 2010


Hi,

I would like you for the first OPEN DOORS Weekend in Phnom Penh!!!!

We celebrate this festival the upcoming weekend 25th/26th of September
and offer free visits of 10 venues, public and private buildings which
are part of the urban heritage of Phnom Penh. You will find at each
venue informations about it architectural design and historical
background. Furthermore we have free guided tours at the National Museum
and the Cambodian Senate! At our temporary festival office in front of
the Post Office we will have a number of lectures on Saturday afternoon
as well as films and documentaries on architecture all weekend.

Please join and forward this email to your friends! The flyers will be
distributed in the city from Wednesday afternoon.

Best.

BarCamp Phnom Penh 3(2010) is coming this weekend

Tuesday, September 21st, 2010

Dear All BarCampers,
**

BarCamp Phnom Penh 3(2010) is coming this weekend. So please prepare
yourself with ideas, topics, laptop, electricity extension (optional) and
other things in order to share with other barcampers.

*Prepare to take the most from Barcamp:*

- There will be around 90 topics this year.

- There will be 2 panel discussions – “The future of Cambodia
software industry – Putting your power of intelligence and creativity to
work” & “Tech Startup and IT Business in Cambodia”

- Free talk with professionals and experts!

- Networking!

- Photo contest and creative logo contest with prizes!

- Free cool Barcamp T-shirts (first in first served)!

- Free Wi-Fi

- Free coke or water with sandwiches (limit)!

- Get give-away stuffs for free!

- Lucky Draw!

- Games!

- And More…

More info visit: http://barcampphnompenh.org

See you at University of Puthisastra on 25-26 September 2010!

Regards,
BarCamp Organizer Team

http://barcamphnompenh.org

Our City Festival 2010

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Citizens Return : Liquid City Vol. 2

Thursday, September 2nd, 2010

Image Comics to release second volume of LIQUID CITY anthology in September Singapore – 8 July 2010 – Come September, explore the mutable landscapes of LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2, an anthology collecting work from celebrated Southeast Asian creators. LIQUID CITY promises unforgettable tales of cities and the people who live in them.

LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2 once again brings together creators from Southeast Asia to offer 22 tales of amazing diversity. From Lat’s vignette of a soccer game in Malaysia, to Ivan Song’s poignant near-future tale of childhood memories; from Miel’s silent tale of an assasin’s travails, to Vietnamese artist Nguyen Thahn Phong’s account of his adventures in South Korea, this collection showcases an incredible variety of styles and genres. Flying houses, zombie soldiers, Muay Thai warriors, Mas Selamat and Robot Rabbits – you’ll
find it all and more in LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2!

Also included are illustrated essays, offering rare insights into comics in Cambodia and Indonesia, and the impact of typhoon Ondoyin on lives and the state of comics in the Philippines.

“The name itself – LIQUID CITY – is meant to suggest the fluidity and ever-changing nature of cities,” relates editor Sonny Liew. “The stories are a reflection of Southeast Asia’s unique position in the comics world, combining American, manga and other influences with local cultures and histories.”

Co-editor Lim Cheng Tju says that the anthology “has helped build a sense of community among creators in Southeast Asia, and for the reader LIQUID CITY VOL.2 once again provides a facinating glimpse of the immense talent working and living in the region.”
LIQUID CITY, VOL. 2, a 312-page full-color trade paperback from Image Comics, will be on sale for US$29.99 on September 29, 2010. (Diamond pre-order code : 2JUL10 0414 )

www.liquidcitizen.net
For more information please contact Sonny Liew ( sonny123@singnet.com.sg +65 97307076) or
Lim Cheng Tju ( godot17@gmail.com +65 97481972)

Contributors

Adrian Ngin * AKS * Charlene Chua * Chin Yew * Christiyani Kabul * Dave Chua * Don & Katherine Low * Drewscape * Ivan Song * JC Wong * Kenneth Loh * Koh Hong Teng * Lat * Lefty * Miel * Nguyen Thanh Phong * Seiji * Shari Chankhamma * Shelly Wan * Sheila Rooswitha Putri * Sonny Liew * Troy Chin * Vic-Mon * Wayne Santos * Zeropointfive

For full bios, visit http://bit.ly/LQcitybios

About the Editors

Sonny Liew is an Eisner-nominated comic artist and illustrator. His work includes titles for DC Vertigo, Marvel, SLG and Disney, along with Malinky Robot, a Xeric Award recipient and winner of the 2009 Best Science Fiction Comic Award at the 10th Utopiales Science Fiction Fes-tival in Nantes, France. For more information, visit www.sonnyliew.com

Lim Cheng Tju is the Singapore country editor for the International Journal of Comic Art. His articles on comic art have appeared in the Southeast Asian Journal of Social Science, Journal of Popular Culture and Print Quarterly.

About the Publisher

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. It consists of four major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

Reviews of Liquid City, Vol.1

“A groundbreaking moment for Southeast Asian artists…a mad kaleidoscope of colliding styles…demented, poignant
and wildly entertaining.” – New Straits Times

“[I]maginative and visually stunning collection of new work… Liew’s Liquid City anthology seeks to expose mainstream readers to other exceptional talents from the region.”- Comic Book Resources

“Southeast Asia recently has risen in prominence in the U.S. comics scene… no better time, then, for an anthology of comics from the region…Liquid City drips with South-east Asian comics talent.”- Publishers Weekly

For Press Quality Images, please visit:

www.liquidcitizen.net/pressreleasehiresprints.pdf

“Signs” by Miel
(Philippines)

“City” by Zeropointfive
(Singapore)

“Red Balloon” by Vic-Mon
(Thailand)

“Paper City” by Dave Chua & Koh Hong Teng
(Singapore)

“Memory” by Drewscape
(Singapore)

“Night at the Stadium” by Lat
(Malaysia)

“The Hunt for Mas Selamat” by Sonny Liew
(Malaysia/Singapore)

“Bicof Story” by Nguyen Thanh Phong
(Vietnam)

“Worn” by Charelene Chua & Wayne Santos
(Singapore/Canada)

“Orang Minyak ” by JC Wong
(Malaysia)