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SURVEY

Healing the Wounds

BY JANE INGRAM ALLEN

Female artists and curators are moving to the forefront of Cambodia's art community

TITH KANITHA, Close Friends (detail), 2011, wire installation, for the exhibition “SurVivArt - Arts for the Right to a Good Life,”

at Mikael Andersen gallery, Berlin, 2012. Courtesy the artist.

With the weight of a troubled political history stemming from the murderous Khmer Rouge (1975–79) and a still-nascent commercial art market, being an artist in Cambodia is a struggle for anyone. However, it is even more difficult for women than their male counterparts…

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