The ancient art of shadow puppetry’s roots stretch back centuries. Today the Cambodian art form is being reinvented for the modern world. By Marissa Carruthers
With Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie Pitt’s shooting of First They Killed My Father in Cambodia drawing to a close, ASEAN Forum looks behind the scenes of the Kingdom’s burgeoning film industry. By Marissa Carruthers
Sophiline Cheam Shapiro has been dubbed the Queen of Apsara, bringing the traditional Cambodian dance form into the 21st century. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS
There are a wealth of books based in the region to read, offering both a factual and fictitious look at life in Southeast Asia.
With the easing of sanctions, Myanmar’s buildings are no longer protected by economic isolation. As the building boom blossoms, many of Yangon’s citizens are fighting to preserve the country’s rich past. BY ATE HOEKSTRA