This page collects catalogues and other documentation relating to exhibitions and other projects curated by Roger Nelson.

walkthrough_06Day by Day, a solo exhibition by Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai
SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh. Travelling to SaoLa, Ho Chi Minh Fine Arts Museum, Ho Chi Minh City
31 January to 8 March 2015
A solo exhibition and catalogue by Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, drawing on one year of research into Vietnamese living in Cambodia
Catalogue (in English, Khmer and Vietnamese)  |  Images

Old Buildings: French Period, by Roeun Sokhom
Bophana Center, Phnom Penh
December 2014/January 2015
A new series of watercolors celebrating Battambang’s distinctive colonial architecture, and its integration into the contemporary city

Swimming in Sand; Growing Rice Under an Umbrella
Anita Archer Fine Art, Melbourne (at No Vacancy Gallery) – November/December 2014
Artistic practice as research, in Southeast Asia. Co-curated by Anita Archer
Alfredo and Isabel Aquilizan, Chan Dany, Khvay Samnang with Nget Rady, Nge Lay, Nguyen Thi Thanh Mai, Phan Quang and Piyarat Piyapongwiwat


Online and Local, Worldwide: Five Websites From and For Southeast Asia
SEA ArtsFest, London, United Cambodia – September 2014
An online platform presenting art, archival, architectural and related websites
Project website
Included websites: Phnom Penh Visions, Planting Rice, Sàn Art, Thai Art Archives, White Building

Rates of Exchange, Un-Compared: Contemporary Art in Bangkok and Phnom Penh
Numerous venues, Cambodia and Thailand – July 2014 to January 2015
A six month series of exhibitions, residencies, gatherings and symposia. Co-curated by Brian Curtin
Project website
Artists and guests: Orawan Arunrak, Makha Sanewong Na Ayuthaya, Gridthiya Gaweewong, Tada Hengsapkul, Khvay Samnang, Lim Sokchanlina, Pen Sereypagna, Amy Lee Sanford, Pinaree Sanpitak, Jakkai Siributr, Sovan Philong, Imhathai Suwatthanasilp, Tith Kanitha

Phnom Penh (Cambodia)អភិវឌ្ឍន៍ Developments
SEVENTH Gallery, Melbourne – March/April 2013
Views of changing urban environments, from Phnom Penh and Melbourne
Artists: Khvay Samnang, Lim Sokchanlina, Llawella Lewis, Tai Snaith

aaaanew artefacts
SA SA BASSAC, Phnom Penh – August 2012
Experimentally exploring process as a mode of documentation and exhibition
Catalogue  |  Images
Artists: Alfredo & Isabel Aquilizan, Khvay Samnang, Clare Mccracken, Drew Pettifer, Amy Lee Sanford, Svay Ken, Svay Sareth, Christian Thompson

Installation viewContinuing Conversations: Five Years of Meta House
Phnom Penh – March 2012
Artists: Srey Bandol, Bradford Edwards, Ma Ei, William Graef, Stephane Janin, Svay Ken, Luth Mattstaedt, Sokuntevy Oeur, Tim Page, Sopheap Pich, Sokuntak Piteak, Marc Pollack, Khvay Samnang, Leang Seckon, Chhim Sothy, Le Thua Tien, Tith Veasna, Kong Vollak

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North Melbourne, 2010-2012
Not-for-profit space, hosting over 30 exhitions and public programs
About | Selected press and reviews | Exhibition history
Exhibited artists include: Dane Lovett, Tai Snaith, Drew Pettifer, Clare McCracken, Glenn Walls, Jessica Brent, Fabián Gutiérrez Bahena, Caroline Phillips, Yony Leyser, Valentina Palonen, Carl Scrase, Llawella Lewis & Dominic Kavanagh, SIBLING collective

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Fromagerie/Slime Store
Co-curated by Roger Nelson and Lisa Warbrick | Images
Pop-up warehouse space, Melbourne, 2009
Exchanges between Australia and US, exploring alchemy and abjection
Artists included: Sean Bailey (AU), Coley Brown (US), Helen Johnson (AU), Rob McKenzie (AU/US), Drew Pettifer (AU), Ava Warbrick (US)