Select Press & Publications

Khvay Samnang Invokes Animist Spirits Against Environmental Exploitation


by Max Crosbie-Jones

29 October, 2019

Forest of Spirits (Khvay Samnang)

Art Asia Pacific

by David Willis

October, 2019

See the spiritual side of the forest

Bangkok Post

24 September, 2019

Arts – Siem Reap : L’artiste Khvay Samnang s’expose

Cambodge Mag

by Rémi Abad
22 April, 2019

Khvay Samnang tackles environmental issues through art and humour


by Luna
25 March, 2019

Capsule 10: Khvay Samnang


07 February, 2019

Khvay Samnang: The Way to the Spirit

COBO Social
by Caroline Ha Thuc
12 September, 2018

21st Sydney Biennale: Mami Kataoka Steers The Exhibit In A New Direction

The Artling
by Wendy Fang
20 March, 2018

Khvay Samnang on Zhang Huan
Art Asia Pacif
by Khvay Samnang
September-October, 2017

A Tale of Two Cities
by Jorg Heiser
29 August, 2017

Around and Back Again: Some films at Documenta in Kassel
16 July, 2017

Khvay Samnang
Press Reader
by Caroline Ha Thuc
21 May, 2017

Cambodian contemporary art comes of age

Nikkei Asian Review
by John Krich
21 May, 2017

Art as Archeological Practice – Documenta 14, Learning from Athens
14 May, 2017

People, Money, Ghosts (Movement As Metaphor), Jim Thompson Art Centre 
Bangkok Post
by Apipar Norapoompipat
17 April, 2017

Pensare Documenta 14 Atene: le opera da vedere e perché 
Segno, Italy
by Maria Letizia Paiato
12 April 2017

Cambodian artist invited to Europe’s prestigious documenta event 
The Cambodian Daily
by Michelle Vachon
30 March, 2017

The Darkened Mirror: Global Perspective on Water, San Jose Museum of Art 
Art Fix Daily
6 April, 2017

In Cambodia, Artists Shed Light on Environmental Issues 
by Dave Willis
27 March, 2017

Movement as Metaphor, Jim Thompson Art Centre 
The Nation
10 March, 2017

Political Acts: Pioneers of Performance Art in Southeast Asia, Arts Centre Melbourne 
Sydney Morning Herald
by Penny Webb
14 February, 2017

The Asia Pacific Triennial Chooses the Margins as a Radical Space 
By Bansi Vasvani
20 January, 2017




Artist’s Silent Exploration of Land and Sea

The Phnom Penh Post
by Vandy Muong
13 January, 2017

Artist’s Silent Exploration of Land and Sea

The Phnom Penh Post
by Vandy Muong
13 January, 2017

Animate Bodies of Work
Art Asia Pacific
by Erin Gleeson
March-April, 2016

What Is Art From Asia and the Pacific? In a Word, Diverse
January 21, 2016

The Asia Pacific Triennial Chooses the Margins as a Radical Space
by Bansie Vasvani
January 20, 2016

The beating art of Brisbane
The New Zealand Herald
by Eli Orzessek
December 12, 2015

Highlights at APT8: witnesses to change
by Gina Fairley
November 20, 2015

Through Short Video, Artist Explores Lost Land
The Cambodia Daily
by Kuch Naren and Michelle Vachon
November 07, 2015

Orange County Museum of Art presents the first U.S. solo exhibition of Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang
Art Daily
November 07, 2015

Fall 2015 exhibitions at CAPC Contemporary Art Museum Bordeaux
by Pedro Jiménez Morrás
September 17, 2015

Khvay Samnang Unearths Colonial Past in Berlin Show
by Natalia Masewicz
September 07, 2015

Khvay Samnang, Footprints of Yantra Man
by Nicola Müllerschön
August 28, 2015

Khvay Samnang’s Poetic “Rubber Man” Video at Jeu de Paume
Blouin Art Info
by Nicholas Forrest
August 05, 2015

Finalists for Sovereign Asian Art Prize 2015 on show in Hong Kong
Art Radar
by Michele Chan
March 06, 2015

The man behind the masks: the mutable art of Khvay 
Phnom Penh Post
by Harriet Fitch Little
January 17, 2015

Photographer Khvay Samnang Shortlisted for Foreign Award 
Khmer Times
by Nou Sotheavy
January 08, 2015

When Bangkok meets Phnom Penh, 'un-compared' – in pictures
by C. A. Xuan Mai Ardia
December 05, 2014

Swimming in Sand: Growing Rice Under an Umbrella
November 25, 2014

Enjoy My Sand
by Roger Nelson
March 14, 2014

Classic Cambodian Rock to Feature in Berlin Mini-Festival
The Cambodian Daily
by Michelle Vachon and Kuch Naren
December 16, 2013

Cultural Cacophony Part 3
Surface Asia Magazine
by Asih Jenie
November 27, 2013

If the World Changed
Asia Life Magazine
November 04, 2013

Khvay Samnang Taking Boeung Kak Lake To The Singapore Biennale 
by Eve Watling
November 2013

Curiosity and Confidence: Singapore Biennale 2013 
by Iona Whittaker
October 31, 2013

5 artists to know
Straits Times
by Huang Lijie
October 16, 2013

Out of Nowhere: Photography in Cambodia (Part Two)
Creative Time Reports
by Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson
July 01, 2013

Continuity vs. Change: A Meditation 
Psychology Tomorrow Magazine
May 2013

Out of Nowhere: Photography in Cambodia (Part One)
Creative Time Reports
by Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson
April 15, 2013

by Roger Nelson
March 27 - April 13, 2013

DEEP S.E.A.: Khvay Samnang, Aditya Novali and Donna Ong's tales of three cities
Art Radar Asia
February 05, 2013

Cambodia's Challenges, Beauty on Display
Midweek News
September 18, 2012

Art Radar's 18 most-searched Asian contemporary artists, January to June 2012
Art Radar Asia
August 15, 2012

Art with no name
by Hannah Sender
August 09, 2012

Cambodian Artists Respond to Phnom Penh's Rapid Urbanization
Voice Of America
by Yong Yen Nie
April 17, 2012

Ruptures and Revival: Cambodian Photography in the Last Decade
Zhuang Wubin Blog
by Zhuang Wubin
March 08, 2012

On the threshold of the sences
Tally Beck Contemporary
by Brian Curtin
March 21, 2012

Deep S.E.A. Contemporary Art from Southeast Asia
Art Asia Pacific
by Alessandra Alliata Nobili

Sand-covered Cambodian artist Khvay Samnang's Phnom Penh lake performance
Art Radar Asia
August 24, 2011


Khvay Samnang: The Life Beneath My Feet, ed. by Nicola Müllerschön and Christoph Tannert, with an essay by Brianne Cohen and an interview by Hendrik Folkerts, Dortmund: Verlag Kettler, 2015.

Khvay Samnang: Rubber Man: L’Homme-caoutchouc, curated by Erin Gleeson, exhibition catalogue Jeu de Paume, Paris, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, 2015.

Khvay Samnang: Human Nature, Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2014.