SEA ArtsFest 2014: Phnom Penh, Rescue Archaeology: The Body and the Lens in the City

Svay Sareth, Mon Boulet , 2011, Durational performance, 5 days, Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Single-channel video with sound, 8' 25'' looped Image courtesy the artist and SA SA BASSAC.

Svay Sareth, Mon Boulet , 2011, Durational performance, 5 days, Siem Reap to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Single-channel video with sound, 8′ 25” looped Image courtesy the artist and SA SA BASSAC.

SEA ArtsShorts presents PHNOM PENH, RESCUE ARCHAEOLOGY: THE BODY AND THE LENS IN THE CITY

A rescue archaeologist reacts urgently, yet carefully, to a transitional moment that marks change and irrevocable loss. View ten single-channel video works of performance by seven Cambodian artists made during a critical time of rapid urban, social, economic and cultural change and continuity in Phnom Penh.

Curated by Erin Gleeson.


Screening

Friday, 26th September 2014
2pm-3.30pm

Richard Hoggart Building – Small Cinema
Goldsmiths, University of London
Lewisham Way
London SE14 6NW

This screening is presented in partnership with Goldsmiths, University of London. Free tickets are available for Goldsmiths students and staff and valid for entry with the presentation of a valid Goldsmiths student or staff card. Members of the public who do not have a Goldsmiths student or staff card may purchase tickets for entry.

Please book tickets here.


SEA ArtsFilm brings a range of exciting moving image work from Southeast Asian artists who are breaking new ground internationally, and artists interested in exploring this region’s rich heritage and potential. This programme includes a selection of feature length screenings and the SEA ArtsShorts programmes. SEA ArtsFilm is curated by Annie Jael Kwan.