Channy is a professional painter whose skills have made him prolific in the Cambodian contemporary art scene. His art mainly focuses on birds, for which he has a passion, but also on the impact of humans on the environment, inspired by and mixed with religious symbolism and iconography. Despite Channy’s recognition as an artist today, the story of how he became who he is today was not without challenges. Channy’s story follows a personal narrative of loss and recovery, in which knowledge and skills were both their strength and their demise.
A ROCKY START
Channy was born in 1988 in Toolveang, near Battambang, his father’s birth place. His father, Chhoen, who was born in 1960, was a former drummer and singer in the Khmer traditional music ensemble, a family heritage of skills passed down from one generation to the next. He met Channy’s mother, Savi, when she came to wo...
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