GLOBAL HYBRID opening July 20 2010, Meta-House

This international exhibition project highlights Cambodian based artists and U.S. based artists, who fuse both eastern and western notions to maintain a distinct vision within his or her media and series of work.

Linda Saphan, Phung Huynh, Aragna Ker, Sayon Syprasoeuth, Tom Tor, Denise A. Scott and Thien Thach reveal a broaden viewpoint of what truly is Global Hybrid.

Saphan’s Incognito series of ink and rice paper drawings re-contextualize the significance of the krama for women in today’s society, while Ker’s collages rekindles our childhood’s memories of superheroes.

Syprasoeuth’s latest videos juxtaposes traditional Apsara dancers along with its androgynous troupe members which is set to classical music and Dengue Fever songs.

Thach’s video, Mariasia, is a surreal depiction of a Khmer singer, who falls in love with Mexican Mariachi music ...

Also featured are new works by Cambodian painter Vann Nath and sculptor Kong Channa.