sayon syprasoeuth

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Sayon Syprasoeuth, is an interdisciplinary artist, focusing on his personal story as a refugee from Cambodia. He grew up in a Thai refugee camp and emigrated to the United States at the age of seven. His work addresses past and present issues; triggered by memories of war and trauma, beliefs, spiritual dimensions, and life in contemporary time in the United States.


His work has been shown in Cambodia, China, Berlin, and throughout the United States. He received his BFA from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB), in 2003 and his MFA from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) in 2007.


Since 2008 he has been involved with Global Hybrid, an arts exchange between artists in Cambodia, Korea, and the United States. He is currently an independent curator for GHOSTS, an artist curated project and he runs Cam Town art gallery. He currently lives and works in Long Beach, California.

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