Previous Grant Applicants. I visited the L’École Français d’Extrême Orient in Phnom Penh in May 2014 to start exploring the possibilities of some new research on contemporary Cambodian dance. This interest emerged from my British Academy postdoctoral fellowship, where my work examined the transnational migration and performances of ‘Asian’ artists in the UK, US and … More My bio on ASEASUK webpages…..
On Thursday, I was part of a panel entitled ‘Heritage Arts and the Contemporary’ at Goldsmiths, talking about contemporary Cambodian art and performance in response to Fractured/Khmer Passages by Thomas Buttery and Jai Rafferty, produced by Annie Jael Kwan. This was one of the first events of this year’s SEA Arts Festival. It was really … More Cambodia: SEA Arts Festival 2014.
I am coming to the end of my month in Cambodia, and I have had the most amazing, productive time. So I just want to try and note down a few observations to try and order some of my ideas. Then I just have to develop them and add the detail for some papers….. This … More Cambodia: My explorations in dance and music