Legacy of Now

When 24 Apr 2013
6:00PM - 9:00PM
Where Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU
8 Washington Mews
New York, NY 10003
United States
Enquiry (212) 998-3700

Courtesy of the artists

A roundtable discussion in partnership with Season of Cambodia, an initiative of Cambodian Living Arts

Wednesday, April 24 2013, 6-9pm

In the aftermath of war, over 1 million Cambodian refugees fled with their families to rebuild their lives in other countries. From near artistic annihilation, the cultural arts of Cambodia were valiantly recovered and preserved by Cambodians inside and outside of the country thus leading to a unique contemporary intersection. For twenty-first century Cambodians, art has begun to question and engage the present. Recognizing the critical global and local contributions of Cambodian diaspora artists, this roundtable discussion features an intergenerational group of visual and performing artists to share their experiences and ideas.

Panelists will address issues of transnational identities and the ways in which the act of returning “home” functions as an important point of encounter or departure for their artistic practices. Curated and moderated by Anida Yoeu Ali, this panel will feature dancer/choreographer Prumsodun Ok, photographer Pete Pin, conceptual artist Amy Lee Sanford, and visual artist/scholar LinDa Saphan.

This event is currently at capacity but we are usually able to accommodate wait listed guests due to no shows, so please do RSVP.

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