About The Artist
Khiev Kanel (b. 1988) received degrees in computer science and auditing, but turned to photography in 2013. He uses various media to document and tell stories of personal, environmental, and social issues. He was a recipient of The Creative Generation award 2018, and a co-recipient of the Best Performance Award 2018 from the Cambodian Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts. Khiev’s work has been exhibited widely. His recent solo exhibition, “Staircases” (2018), was held at Java Art Gallery Touk Kork in Phnom Penh, and his work has been included in group exhibitions at Festival Tokyo; Basis, Frankfurt; Objectifs, Singapore; Sa Sa Art Projects, Phnom Penh.