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Guide to the Khmer Arts Records MS.SEA.043
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Processing History
  • Historical Background
  • Scope and Content Summary

  • Title: Khmer Arts records
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.SEA.043
    Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.6 Linear feet (1 box)
    Date (inclusive): 1999-2011
    Language of Collection Materials: Collection materials are in English and Khmer.
    Abstract: 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.
    Creator: Khmer Arts Academy.
    Creator: Khmer Arts Ensemble.

    Access

    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.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Khmer Arts and associated artists retain copyright over all materials.

    Preferred Citation

    Khmer Arts Records. MS-SEA043. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Khmer Arts, 2012.

    Accruals

    Accruals expected.

    Processing History

    Processed by Kayleigh McDaniel, Megan Llovido, and Audra Eagle Yun, 2012.

    Historical 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.

    Scope and Content Summary

    Khmer Arts is a nonprofit organization focusing on classical Cambodian dance based in Long Beach, California and Takhmao, Cambodia that was founded by renowned Cambodian American dance and choreographer Sophiline Cheam Shapiro. This collection consists of 93 videorecordings of Khmer Arts Ensemble rehearsals and performances on digital video (mini DV) tape and DVD.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Cambodian Americans -- Archives
    Dance -- Cambodia
    Digital moving image formats
    DVDs
    Performing arts -- Cambodia.
    Theater -- Cambodia.