apexart :: New York City Fellow :: Noy Chum
Fellowship Program
Name: Noy Chum
Visiting From: Phnom Penh, Cambodia  
Dates of Fellowship: January 12 - February 11, 2010  
Recommended by: Erin Gleeson, an American historian of Asian art and curator living in Cambodia  
Noy Chum was born in Phnom Penh (Cambodia) in 1979. She studied Photography and journalism (2003) at the Royal University of Phnom Penh. She currently works at Bophana Audiovisual Resource Center in Phnom Penh as a Cultural Event Manager. Founded by award-winning Cambodian filmmaker Rithy Panh, Bophana is the first and only center in Cambodia that preserves, collects and promotes all audiovisual archives about Cambodia and make these archives available to a wide public. Since 2002, she underwent training at the French newspaper, Cambodge Soir, where she was a journalist and photographer in the cities of Siem Reap and Phnom Penh. She later worked as a reporter for the television program Business Edge, which was subsidized by the World Bank. Following this she worked as a public relations manager for "La Compagnie BosbaPanh", the first time for her to work with Cambodian artists and musicians and to promote the Cambodian musical heritage.

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FELLOWSHIP TALK: Conversation with apexart Programs Manager Julia Knight
Feb 9, 2010 - view video