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Guide to the Khmer Arts Records MS.SEA.043
MS.SEA.043  
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Description
Khmer Arts is a nonprofit organization focusing on classical Cambodian dance based in Long Beach, California and Takhmao, Cambodia. This collection consists of 93 videorecordings of Khmer Arts Ensemble rehearsals and performances on digital video (DV) tape and DVD.
Background
Khmer Arts is an independent non-profit organization founded in 2002 by Sophiline Cheam Shapiro and John Shapiro that is based in Long Beach, California, and in Takhmao, Cambodia. In Cambodia, Khmer Arts is recognized as one of the most important centers for advanced training in dance and the creation and presentation of new work in the classical form. Khmer Arts is the producer of the internationally acclaimed Khmer Arts Ensemble, conducts media projects, and in 2008 launched a research and archiving program.
Extent
0.6 Linear feet (1 box)
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Khmer Arts and associated artists retain copyright over all materials.
Availability
The collection is open for research. No images or videos may be reproduced from the collection for researchers without the explicit permission of the Khmer Arts. Researchers may not photograph any item within this collection.