Art and sand in Cambodia: Please enjoy my sand!

Artist Khvay Samnang laughingly called these words while ferrying confused tourists and bemused locals along one of Singapore’s pristine beaches. He staggered as he carried people on his back under the hot October sun. Khvay is based in Phnom Penh, and is a rising star in Cambodia’s swiftly growing art world, having exhibited in six countries in the last year alone. He was offering free beach rides as part of a performance timed to coincide with the opening of the 2013 Singapore Biennale, in which he is exhibiting another related work.

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