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PHNOM PENH

Institut Français & Sa Sa Bassac

Svay Sareth

“Mon Boulet” & “The Traffic Circle”
SVAY SARETH, The Traffic Circle, 2012, wood and PVC piping, 204 x 204 x 240 cm, installed at Sa Sa Bassac, Phnom Penh, 2012. Courtesy the artist and Sa Sa Bassac.

In May 2011, Svay Sareth hauled a two-meter-wide, 80-kilogram silver sphere from his Siem Reap home to Phnom Penh. Along the six-day journey, Svay ate only food offered to him by strangers and slept on a blue tarpaulin—the kind used as shelter by refugees worldwide. Svay

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