Born in Battambang province, Cambodia,
Lives and works in Phnom Penh
Sopheap Pich (b. 1971) was trained as a painter in The United States, but returned to his country in 2002. His art employs natural materials, primarily rattan and bamboo, to weave and form abstract, representative and metaphorical artworks. His conceptual sculptures refer to Cambodian historical memory and their divergence between traditional culture and modern life.
Sopheap Pich’s works have been exhibited and collected widely in international museums and biennales, such as Centre Georges Pompidou, the Met, the Guggenheim, the Singapore Art Museum, the Smith College Museum of Art.…