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Lanica Angpak

 

Lanica Angpak is a second generation Cambodian American artist living in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She comes from a family of artists (her grandmother working in textiles, her father in jewelry, her mother in dance, and her sister in writing). Lanica has established herself as a classically trained Khmer dancer, having 20 years of experience. She teaches, performs, and runs a Philadelphia-based nonprofit Khmer arts organization (Cambodian American Girls Empowering). Additionally, she serves on the PA Governor’s Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs, leading the AAPI Arts Collective for the commonwealth. Currently, Lanica is venturing into photographing and building a community archive to document the experience of Khmer American community across the United States. Her project, Khmer, Again, is currently based out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.