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Khvay Samnang

1982, Svay Rieng
Lives and works in Phnom Penh

Untitled, 2013 5‑channel HD video installation with sound Courtesy of the artist & SA SA BASSAC

Royal University of Fine Arts, Phnom Penh

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012 The Newspaper Man, SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh
  • 2011 Human Nature, Royal University of Fine Art, Phnom Penh
  • 2011 Untitled, SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh
  • 2010 Wedding, Sa Sa Art Gallery, Phnom Penh

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2013 If the World Changed, 4th Singapore Biennale, Singapore
  • 2013 Everyday Life, 4th Asian Art Biennial, Taiwan
  • 2012 ROUNDTABLE, Tobias Rehberger Pavilion You Owe Me. I Don’t Owe You Nothin, 9th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
  • 2012 Between Fantasy and Reality: Contemporary Photography from Cambodia, Contact Photography Festival, The East Gallery, Toronto
  • 2011 Arles Photography Festival Night of the Year, Arles

Focusing on both present and future, moving in time and space between concerns with microcosms and universes, this exhibition resounds in a polyphony of individual perspectives interwoven by different ideas of aesthetics and culture — as well as standards of ‘goodness.’ The dream of good art — however it is made and wherever it comes from — has to be rooted in truth, ethics and a belief in life.

July 2, 2014

On June 24 and 25, 4th Moscow International Biennale for Young Art began. 3069 applications by artists under 35 from 84 countries of the world were submitted for the competition, which lasted from November 2013 through March 2014. David Elliott, Artistic Director of the Biennale, proposed the motto A Time for Dreams as the general theme, and curated the main Biennale project, which presented works by 83 artists from 32 countries of the world.

June 17, 2014

The educational program of the Biennale, curated by Antonio Geusa and coordinated by Ekaterina Razdumina, is entitled Wise Advice, and aims at helping young artists to find answers to various questions that concern their creative growth and career development.