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Wrapped Future, a solo exhibition and artist book by Lim Sokchanlina

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  • Posted By: CambodiaCircles Editor
  • Posted: March 1, 2012
  • Last Updated: March 1, 2012
  • Views: 2538
  • Category: Event
  • Tags: #exhibition #event #artist
  • Location: SA SA BASSAC #18 2nd Floor, Sothearos Blvd   
  • Description: Lim’s solo exhibition Wrapped Future, based on his photographic series under the same name, is a bold and minimalist installation of real and representational borders. A commanding corrugated metal fence blocks access to the majority of the large gallery space, forcing the urban panorama onto the visitor. In the smaller space one relatively quiet photograph of a fence hangs and a new book of the photographic series can also be paged through. Here, isolated to the image, away from their bustling surroundings and ephemeral fate, the fences become permanent, recorded landmarks. As such, what they conceal, and ultimately what they will reveal, can be called into question.

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SA SA BASSAC is pleased to announce Wrapped Future, a solo exhibition and limited edition artist book by Lim Sokchanlina.

 

About the Artist
Lim Sokchanlina (born Prey Veng, 1987) works across documentary and conceptual practices with photography, installation and performance. Using different strategies, he calls attention to a variety of social, cultural, economic and environmental changes in Cambodia resulting from globalization. He is a founding and active member of the artist collective Stiev Selepak / Art Rebels. Lim has exhibited widely in Cambodia, including at the National Museum and solo show My Motorbike and Me (PhotoPhnomPenh, 2009). Group exhibitions in 2012 include Rupture and Revival: Cambodian Photography in the Last Decade, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore; Between Fantasy and Reality, Contact Photo Festival, The East Gallery, Toronto; Riverscapes IN FLUX, a regional exhibition in Hanoi, Ho Chi Min City, Manilla, Phnom Penh, Bangkok, Jakarta.

About SA SA BASSAC
SA SA BASSAC is a gallery and resource center dedicated to creating, facilitating, producing, and sharing contemporary visual culture in and from Cambodia.
Exhibition Details
Exhibition: Wrapped Future by Lim Sokchanlina
Opening: Saturday 3 March, 6:00-8:00PM
Exhibition Dates: 3 March, 2012– 1 April, 2012
Artist Talk: Monday 12 March 6-7.30pm in Khmer and English
Opening Hours: Thu-Fri 2-6pm + Sat-Sun 10am-6pm
Location: SA SA BASSAC #18 2nd Floor, Sothearos Blvd
Web: www.sasabassac.com
Contact: Erin Gleeson, Director, +855(0)12507917