IKTT (Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles), from SiemReap Cambodia
IKTT (Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles), from SiemReap Cambodia

Seminar Program(‘HOL’, THE ART OF CAMBODIAN TEXTILE)

‘HOL’, THE ART OF CAMBODIAN TEXTILE
A BLENDING OF TWO ESTHETICS: THE KHMER & CHAM SENSES

December 12 – 13, 2003 at CKS Hall in Vat Damnak, Siem Reap

December 12, 2003
8:30 – 8:40 Opening of Seminar
Introduction of the Seminar Program and Main Themes
by Dr. Philippe Peycam, CKS and Mr. Kikuo Morimoto, IKTT
8:40 – 8:50‘Sompea Kru’ Traditional ceremony, Greeting and respect toancestor’s spirit

Part 1: The Khmers and Cham, Historical Background and Main Artistic and CulturalCharacteristics

8:50 – 9:10Session 1
“The Khmer and Cham, Each Character inCulture and Art ”
H.E. Son Soubert
Lecturer, Faculty of Archaeology, The Royal University of Fine Arts
9:10 – 10:00Session 2
“Reciprocal Relations of Khmer and Cham in History”
Prof. Michael Vickery
Historian, South East of Asia
10:00 – 10:20Session 3
“Cham Influence in Cambodian Performing Arts”
H. E. Pich Tum Kravel
Under Secretary of State, Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts
10:20 – 10:40 Questions and discussion
10:40 – 11:00Tea break

Part 2: Textiles in the Angkor Period

11:00 – 11:20Session 3
“Evolution of Angkorian Statue Motivesand Costumes”
Mr. Khun Samen and Mr. Hab Touch
Director and Deputy Director of The National Museum of Cambodia
11:20 – 11:40Session 4
“Textile Decor at Angkor”
Ms. Gill Green
Author and independent scholar, Australia
11:40 – 12:00 Questions and discussion
12:00 – 13:50Lunch

Part 3: Cambodian Textile and Khmer and Cham Culture

13:50 – 14:10Session 6
“Different Kinds of Cambodian Textileand its Producing Districts”
Mr. In Siyonda
Director, Department of Plastic Arts and Handicraft, Ministry of Cultureand Fine Arts
14:10 – 14:30Session 7
“Antique Buddhist Pidan of Cambodia - Themes andFunctions”
Ms. Gill Green
Author and independent scholar, Australia
14:30 – 15:00 Session 8
“The Motif of Naga in Old Cambodian Ikat Textileand its Original Meaning”
Ms. Him Nala
Vice-Dean, Faculty of Choreographic Arts, Royal University of Fine Arts
15:00 – 15:30Questions and discussion
15:30 – 15:50 Tea break
15:50 – 16:50 Traditional Khmer Dance Performance
by Mrs. Boran Vichet dance group (Association Boran Vichet, Wat Bo, SiemReap)
Introduction of dance programs and traditional Cambodian textile in the dancer’scostume by H.E. Pich Tum Kravel
‘Robam Choun por’ - Welcomedance (Khmer classical court dance)
‘Robam Ongle’ - Cambodianfarmer dance, including silk spinning dance
(Popular dance)
‘Robam Konsaen snae’ - Cham dance, Scarfof love (Popular dance)
‘Robam Yike’ - Transmystic dance(Popular dance)
‘Robam Apsara’ - Apsara dance (Khmer Classicalcourt dance)
‘Robam Ongle’ - Cambodian farmer dance, includingsilk spinning dance
(Popular dance)
16:50 –17:00Closing
by Dr. Philippe Peycam, CKS
  
Evening 
19:00 – 20:30 Cocktail at F.C.C Angkor


December 13, 2003
8:30 – 8:40 Introduction of the Day’s Seminar Program
by Dr. Philippe Peycam, CKS and Mr. Kikuo Morimoto, IKTT

Part 4: ‘Hol’, A Cambodian Villager’s Art within the NaturalEnvironment, Processes and Techniques

8:40 – 9:00Session 9
“The Cambodian Textile Culture and itsEnvironment”
Mr. Kikuo Morimoto
Institute for Khmer Traditional Textiles, Acting director
9:00 – 9:15 Session 10
“The Role of Housewives Living in Weaving Villages”

Ms. Prak Bonamy
Student, Faculty of Archaeology, The Royal University of Fine Arts
9:15 – 9:35 Questions and discussion
9:35 – 10:15Natural Dying and Weaving Process Workshop (in front of the hall)
Demonstration by IKTT dying stuff with Mr. Kikuo Morimoto, IKTT
10:15 – 10:35Tea break
10:35 – 11:05Interview with Master Weavers Part 1
Interview video: “Silk Weaving in the Sihanouk Era”
Interview with Mr. Liv Saem (Phnom Penh) and Ms. Jeay Heap (Takeo)
11:05 – 11:30 Interview with Master Weavers Part 2
Live Interview: ‘Silk Weaving in this Era and Message to the Next Generation’
Interview with Ms. Om Chea and Ms. Om Sot, IKTT
11:30 – 11:50Questions and discussion
11:50 – 12:00 Closing Seminar
by Mr. Kikuo Morimoto, IKTT and Dr. Philippe Peycam, CKS

update : May 31, 2004 1:29 PM

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