Institut français du Cambodge
Exhibition | Philong Sovan & Clément Briend: Shared Residency
Philong Sovan and Clément Briend have both been trained at the National School Louis Lumière in Paris. They share a similar approach in the way they work by staging reality: spectacular projections for French artist Clément Briend, dramatization of night scenes for Cambodian artist Philong Sovan. For this residency,... Read more
Exhibition | Festival Photo Phnom Penh 2019
The major photography rendez-vous of South-East Asia celebrates its 10th edition this year!! 10 years, 10 editions: the kick off will take place, once again, at the French Institute of Cambodia, the main partner of the festival since its creation in 2008. True to the orientations that were taken... Read more
Concert | On a Stroll with Bob Passion
Photo : ©Bob Passion Street artist, photographer, stage decorator, writer, musician … Bob Passion, after a career as an actor with Générik Vapeur and Cartoon Sardines, spends his time between Cambodia – where he has, among other things, collaborated with Phare Ponleu Selpak – and incessant journeys. Come August,... Read more
Exhibition | Ouk Socheathy
Photo : ©Ouk Socheathy Ouk Socheathy studied the art of ceramics at the Secondary School of Fine Arts and at the Royal University of Fine Arts in Phnom Penh, where he specialized in the decorative arts. Most of his works is strongly... Read more
Exhibition | Shadows and Lights – Klavdij Sluban & le Studio Images
Photo : ©Klavdij Sluban Considered as one of the most important French photographers of his generation, Klavdij Sluban’s work is regularly shown in the most important museums and international art centers around the world. In Phnom Penh, he chose to work on a theme he is particularly fond of... Read more
Culture | “Light the Lights” – Phare in Phnom Penh
The French Institute of Cambodia partners with Phare Ponleu Selpak to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the association!  From April 4 to April 6, in all the spaces of the Institute, Phare Ponleu Selpak will show all the creativity of its artists – musicians, graphic artists, circus artists, visual artists and... Read more
Exhibition | Em Riem 2019
Trained in contemporary design in France, teaching in two prestigious art schools in Phnom Penh, Em Riem is a proeminent figure of the current Khmer artistic creative renewal. His polymorphous work is often uncategorisable, evolving between visual arts, installations, sculptures or performances. It questions, by the use of local... Read more
Exhibition | Identities. A proposal by Sovan Philong
Photo : ©Neak Sophal Philong Sovan, a Cambodian artist photographer of great renown, intervenes here as curator of an exhibition on the subject of portrait, of which we know that it is one of the oldest themes of art, which has produced an abundant literature of historians, philosophers of... Read more
Photo Phnom Penh 2018 | Inauguration
The Photo Phnom Penh festival is back! The French Institute of Cambodia and Photo Phnom Penh Association present the 9th edition, which will take place from October 5 to November 5. Check out the program for the 3-day inauguration below! >> Download the program and map of the exhibitions << ————————————————————————————————— Friday,... Read more
Exhibition | People & Space / Khiev Kanel & Le Studio Images
One can find multiple meanings for the words “people” and “space”. Here, Khiev Kanel wants to show the relationship between the two notions. Space is nothing without the people living in it. People are nothing without their environment. Even if they inhabit what surrounds them every day, they are,... Read more
Exhibition | Thang Sothea
This exhibition will showcase the latest creations of the Cambodian artist Thang Sothea, including pieces created for the exhibition. Thang Sothea reveals through a careful set up made from traditional materials – such as hemp, wood, stones and palm leaves – forms that bring us back to a child’s... Read more
Exhibition | Art in the Park
Created for the exhibition that took place in the park of the French Embassy several weeks ago, the works of 7 Cambodian artists will this time connect with the environment of the French Institute of Cambodia. These 7 artists of very different aesthetic registers have in common their questioning... Read more
Exhibition | Leang Seckon. New Works.
Mixing collage and painting in his work, Leang Seckon takes another look at History moments and the Cambodian daily life. His compositions puts together objetcs, incence, maps, and bits of advertising posters. Graduate from the Royal University of Fine Arts of Phnom Penh, Leang Seckon is regarded as a... Read more
Exhibition | Lola Reboud & Le Studio Images – Between Documentary and Fiction
The work of Lola Reboud oscillates between fiction and documentary, and shows both locations and characters in a mysterious and poetic universe. Graduate from the École nationale supérieure d’arts de Paris Cergy as well as the French School of Decorative Arts, Lola Reboud has worked with renown agencies such... Read more