Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A season of Cambodian art in New York

In April and May New York will host over 125 artists for Season of Cambodia, a citywide celebration of the country's arts and culture. The event includes IN RESIDENCE, a visual arts program inviting New York audiences to engage with the work of 10 artists and a curator. Anchored around two-month residencies for each of the participating artists, IN RESIDENCE also includes installations, screenings and open studios at institutions including MOMA, the Guggenheim and The Asia Society Museum.

Recently, the organisers of IN RESIDENCE, Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson, spoke to Art Radar about the vision behind their program and their hopes for the legacy of the event back in Cambodia. Read more...
Image: Svay Sareth, Mon Boulet, 2012, performance documentation