This podcast is recorded as part of the TEX-KR research project. Over successive episodes, dress historian Magali An Berthon connects with actors of Cambodian textile heritage in and outside Cambodia. They are textile conservators in Cambodia’s key institutions, archivists and librarians, and contemporary artists engaging with Cambodian culture, all sharing their stories and discussing their work in relation to textiles and cultural preservation.
KHO Chenda, textile conservator at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
KHO Chenda is a conservator at Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She in charge of metal and textile conservation, dealing in particular with the numerous textile and clothing remains found on the former prison site in the aftermath of the Khmer Rouge regime.
This interview is in Khmer - the official and national language of Cambodia. To view an English transcript of the interview as you listen click here.