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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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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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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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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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Untitled, 2011

Untitled, 2011 By Khvay Samnang Digital C-Print, Series of 9, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 7 + 2AP Single-channel HD video, color, sound, 4’22”, Edition of 5 + 2AP 5-channel HD video installation with sound, Edition of 4 + 1AP   “When I was a child, my parents used to bring me to Boeung…

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Human Nature, 2010-2011

Human Nature, 2010-2011 By Khvay Samnang Digital C-Print, Series of 28, 80 x 120 cm, Edition of 4 + 1AP; 120 x 180 cm, Edition of 3 + 1AP   Human Nature is a series for which Khvay photographed residents of Bassac Municipal Riverfront Apartments in their living spaces. Also known as “The White Building”…

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