Dara Kong (b.1990 ,Phnom Penh, Cambodia) live and works in Phnom Penh. Graduating with Bachelor of Finance and Banking, Royal University of Law and Economics, Phnom Penh, Cambodia. He has been studying visual art at Sa Sa Art Projects.
Dara’s practice encompasses photography, drawing, painting, installation, video, sculpture, and performance. He is interested social issues, and self-discovery.
Dara has joint different residencies in Tentacles Art Space, Bangkok & Ratchaburi, Thailand 2015, Sangker Art Space & Gallery, Battambang in 2014, and Pisaot Experimental Arts Residency, Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh 2013.
He has participated in many group exhibitions at The Mansion, Cloud, Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh with the Cambodia Youth Arts Festival in 2012, at Carol Shen Gallery, Packer Collegiate Institute, New York, 2013, and at Sangker Art Space & Gallery, Batambang, 2014. His first solo exhibition, Open Mind, opened at Strange Fruit Cambodia (Café – Art Gallery – Bar), Phnom Penh, Cambodia, 2015.