No rice for the pot

Sophal Neak (Cambodia)

Sophal is currently a student of Communication Design at the Royal University of Fine Arts. She started to exhibited in 2010 having her first group exhibition at Java Gallery “Intelligent Women”. She is one of the new generation of women artists who are using new media to express themselves artistically. Her photographic stories always include what and who she surrounds her.

No rice for the pot

No rice for the pot is a project questioning gender and tradition in Cambodia. The artist is using the rice pot, which is an important item in every countryside household in Cambodia and one of the most valuable possession for a married woman. A group of women will be interviewed in order to discuss the meaning of this object and how it is related to their lives. As a result of these interviews,  a collective action in the village will be made.

About SurVivArt

The Heinrich Böll Stiftung central office in Berlin, Germany in cooperation with some of its regionals offices develops SurVivart, a project which through artistic and cultural actions, will propose a reflection on how sustainable practices can be incorporated in everyday life. More

SurVivArt Exhibition 2012

    SurVivArt - Arts for the right to a Good Life
    Exhibition February 5 - 24, 2012

    at the galleries:

  • Meinblau
  • Mikael Andersen
  • Pfefferberg, Christinenstrasse 18/19, Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin

    Opening Sunday February 5, 2012. 18:00

    Pressekontakt Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung:
    Karoline Hutter, Pressesprecherin, E-Mail: hutter@boell.de, Tel.: 030 - 285 34-202
    Achim Klapp, E-Mail: ak@achimklapp.de, klapp@boell.de, Tel.: 030 - 257 97 016

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