អភិវឌ្ឍន៍  Developments is an exhibition curated by Roger Nelson for Melbourne’s SEVENTH Gallery. The exhibition presents four artists’ views of their changing urban environments. Comprising photography, video, installation, sculpture and drawing, the exhibition includes artists from Melbourne, Australia and Phnom Penh, Cambodia. It is the first time the Cambodian contributing artists have exhibited in Australia.

The exhibition is accompanied by a catalogue, in Khmer and English, including an essay from the curator as well as from Cambodian artist and curator Vuth Lyno.

Download catalogue here

អភិវឌ្ឍន៍ Developments:  curated by Roger Nelson
Artists:  KHVAY Samnang, Llawella LEWIS, LIM Sokchanlina, Tai SNAITH
Opening:  Wednesday 27 March, 6-8pm
Exhibition dates:  27 March—13 April 2013
SEVENTH Gallery:  155 Gertrude Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065 | web

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

Khvay Samnang, Samnang Cow Taxi Moves Sand (video still)
Single-channel video, 18 mins. Performance in Phnom Penh, 2011
Courtesy of the artist and SA SA BASSAC

The exhibition was reviewed in The Age newspaper by A/Professor Robert Nelson on 10 April 2013:

The Age, 10 April 2013 

Roger Nelson was interviewed on ABC Radio Australia’s Connect Asia program on 27 March 2013. Listen here.