TUCSON, ARIZONA, USA
Cambodian modernist architect Vann Molyvann (1926-2017) Molyvann was Cambodia´s first fully qualified architect and the man responsible for the new era of Cambodian postcolonial architecture, nowadays referred to as The New Khmer Architecture. The exhibition was the outcome of research by the international architecture groups called the Van Molyvann Project and the New Khmer Architecture. It features 20 A1 posters, an award-winning documentary, and a 3D projection introducing the life of Vann Molyvann and detailly breaking up his most iconic buildings as the Olympic stadium complex, The Chaktomuk conference hall, the Teacher training college and others. The exhibition is also the first exposition of Vann Molyvann´s work outside the AsiaPacific region and the very first appearance in the US.
Curator: Štefan Tkáč
Contributors: Pen Sereypagna, Helen Grant Rose, Darryl Leon Collins, Christopher Rompré & Little BIG Films, Masaaki Iwamoto, Kosuke Matsubara, Lukáš Sečka, Anders Jiras, Lemuel Al Fernandez, Catherine Liang, Hillary Vance, Dominic Boccelli, Beth M. Weinstein
…and all the volunteers that dedicated their life and career to keep the legacy of Vann Molyvann and the New Khmer Architecture alive…