works

Popil, 2018

Popil, 2018 By Khvay Samnang Commissioned by Haus der Kunst Choreographers and dancers by Mot Pharan and Sot Sovanndy Two-channel video, color, sound, 21’59” looped, Edition of 5 + 2AP Installation of 2 mask sculptures (woven vines, steel, variable dimensions), Edition of 5 + 1Ap Digital C-Print, 60 x 90 cm, Edition of 4 +…

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Preah Kunlong (The way of the spirit), 2016-2017

Preah Kunlong (The way of the spirit), 2016-2017 By Khvay Samnang Commissioned by documenta 14 Choreographer and dancer by Nget Rady Installation of 11 sculptures (woven vines, bamboo, steel, variable dimensions), Edition of 3 + 1AP Two-channel HD video, color, sound 18’43”, looped, Edition of 3 + 2AP Digital C-Print, 80 x 120 cm, Edition…

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Enjoy My Sand, 2013-2015

Enjoy My Sand, 2013-2015 By Khvay Samnang Single-channel HD video, color, sound, 10’52”, Edition of 5 + 2AP Digital C-Print, Series of 6, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 5 + 2AP   Khvay Samnang is one of Cambodia’s most important artists amongst the new generation. Using many approaches such as photography, video, installation, sculpture…

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Footprint of Yantra Man, 2015

Footprint of Yantra Man, 2015 By Khvay Samnang Yantra Man, 2015, Steel and engraved lead, Variable dimensions Katha, 2015, Raw Cambodian cotton, engraved lead, 4cm x 4cm x 33m Yantra, 2015, Dyed and woven Cambodian cotton, ink, 300 x 400cm   In his installation Footprints of Yantra Man at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, the artist uses for…

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Where is my land? 2014

Where Is My Land? 2014 By Khvay Samnang with Nget Rady 3-channel HD video, 13’28”, Edition 3 + 2AP Single channel HD video, single channel sound, 2’52”, Edition of 5 + 1AP Digital C-prints, Series of 19, Various sizes, Edition 3 + 2AP   Where Is My Land? is a mesmerizing three-channel video, which shows…

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Rubber Man, 2014

Rubber Man, 2014 By Khvay Samnang Digital C-Print, Series of 5, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 3 +1AP; 120 x 180 cm, Edition of 4 + 1AP Single-channel HD video, color, sound, 18’31” Three-channel video installation, color, sound, 3’36’’ / 3’29’’ / 3’54’’   Following on from Khvay Samnang’s previous works such as Untitled…

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Preah Ream Thlaeng Sor, 2012

Preah Ream Thlaeng Sor, 2012 By Khvay Samnang Digital C-Print, Series of 5, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 4 +1AP; 120 x 180 cm, Edition of 3 + 1AP   Preah Ream Thlaeng Sor is a series of photographs in which Khvay Samnang commissioned two boxers to perform in various sites around Phnom Penh.…

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Air, 2011

Air, 2011 By Khvay Samnang Digital C-Print, Series of 9, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 7 + 2AP Single-channel HD video, color, sound, 5’01”, Edition of 5 + 2AP   Prompted by instinct and hearsay, direct experience and media sources, Khvay Samnang follows unresolved stories he believes require intervention. Often, his action in response…

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Newspaper Man, 2011

Newspaper Man, 2011 By Khvay Samnang Digital C-Print, 120 x 180 cm, Edition of 5 + 1AP Single-channel HD Video, color, no sound, 6’23”, Edition of 5 + 1AP   Khvay Samnang became Newspaper Man on Monday 7 March 2011. The following are the front-page headlines from four of Cambodia’s leading newspapers on that day:…

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Samnang Cow Taxi Moves Sand, 2011

Samnang Cow Taxi Moves Sand, 2011 By Khvay Samnang Single-channel HD video, color, sound, 18’30”, Edition of 5 + 1AP   In a 2011 performance in Phnom Penh, Samnang Cow Taxi Moves Sand, the artist elaborated this impulse to help his community, practically and symbolically. This time, Khvay walked the city’s streets, filling his rickshaw…

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