Think like an art collector

06 Oct 2018

Salon Saturday @ TCS is a four-part series of talks organised and hosted by The Culture Story.  

The speakers vary from art enthusiasts to experts. The aim of the talk is said to introduce the joys of collecting art, demystify the art world and share practical knowledge so that one is able to confidently carry out their pursuit in acquiring art.

Anything and everything in between

01 Oct 2018 to 18 Nov 2018

Di antara ITU & INI is a group exhibition organised by Fergana Art.

The selling exhibition features 15 artists. They are Amron Omar, Azam Aris, Che Ahmad Azhar, Faizal Suhif, Kamal Mustafa, Leon Leong Wai Pung, Lim Kok Teong, Mad Anuar Ismail, Mansoor Ramli Mahmud, Mastura Abdul Rahman, Sabri Idrus, Samsudin Wahab, Shamiza Abu Hassan, Tan Nan See and Tengku Sabri Ibrahim.

The works are said to have been created based on the ideals of freedom of thought, formation, choosing and thinking, on the way to and attaining true perfection.

Art Moments Jakarta

03 May 2019 to 05 May 2019

Art Moments Jakarta is an upcoming art fair foudned and directed by Leo Silitonga.

A press release by Silitonga states that, "Art Moments Jakarta strives to meet the discerning requirements of art collectors and afficionados. [The fair] will create additional events to become a destination for the international art fair circuit."

The fair is said to include artists such as Christine Ay Tjoe, Handiwirman Saputra, Robert Indiana, Fernando Botero, Ju Ming, Kaws, Marc Quinn and Jean Mitchel Othoniel among others.

Art Bali: Beyond the Myths

09 Oct 2018 to 09 Nov 2018

Art Bali is an upcoming art fair in the Indonesian city.

Curated by Rifky Effendy and Ignatia Nilu, with the theme ‘Beyond the Myths’, the fair is said to “provide an overview of the latest developments in contemporary art in Indonesia.”

The works are said to present how changes in the practice of art are related to socio-political and economic changes in society in Indonesia and globally.

Questioning humanity

29 Sep 2018 to 31 Oct 2018

The Black Side is a solo exhibition by Indonesian artist Christine Ay Tjoe.

According to the gallery’s press release, Ay Tjoe’s works “focus on the complexity of human relations and depicts the brutal sides of human emotions in society today.”

“Yet, Ay Tjoe does not ‘judge’ the world we live in today but instead, leaves it open to the interpretation of her viewers,” adds the press release.

The opening reception is on Sept 29 at 4pm.

Three by three

29 Sep 2018 to 13 Oct 2018

Transit 3x3 is an exhibition that aims to raise funds to cover operational costs of the Malaysian Art Archive & Research Support centre.

The exhibition features works by 28 established and emerging artists in a three by three feet size.

Among prominent artists in the exhibition are Ahmad Zakii Anwar, Prof. Ramlan Abdullah, Kow Leong Kiang and Chong Siew Ying.

The opening reception is on Sept 28 at 8pm.

Art for Charity

23 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018

ARTAID is an annual charity exhibition by the Malaysian AIDS Foundation (MAF).

This year’s edition, sees 44 artists, established and emerging exploring the theme of “diri” which means self-reflection.

A text on the MAF’s website states that the theme “will give the artists an opportunity to put on canvas how they see themselves -- reflecting, looking in, looking out, in search of the bigger picture by returning the gaze on themselves.”

All purchases will be entitled for tax exemption receipt issued by the Malaysian AIDS Foundation.


Lopung is Dead!

04 Oct 2018 to 27 Oct 2018

Lopung is Dead! is Pangrok Sulap’s first solo exhibition in Malaysia.

Pangrok Sulap is a collective originating from Sabah. The word Pangrok derives from a play on the words “punk” and “rock”, nodding to the rebellious nature of the collective. Whereas, Sulap is a Dusun word for “hut”, a tribute to the Kadazan-Dusun aboriginal tribe in Sabah.


11 Oct 2018 to 03 Nov 2018

Cerpan-Cerpen: New Works by Jalaini Abu Hassan is the latest solo exhibition by the contemporary artist.

The exhibition comprises drawings and paintings with bitumen and fabric dye wash.

Featuring scenes of life in Kuala Lumpur and Jailani’s hometown Taiping; the works are said to suggest personal documentation, history and memory.

The works are said to intentionally avoid recent political issues in Malaysia as Jailani “seeks a more intimate examination of personal history over a longer time frame.”

The opening reception is on Oct 12 at 7pm.

Dealing with socio-political changes

06 Sep 2018 to 27 Sep 2018

Harapan is a group exhibition featuring 14 Malaysian contemporary artists who dwell on issues that reflect current changes in Malaysia’s political, social, economic and cultural realities.They attempt to redefine traditional identities, raising questions about the relationships between history and the present situation.

The participating artists are Afiq Faris, Agnes Lau, Alicia Lau, Amsyar Ramly, Andrew Pok, Azizi Latif, Fauzulyusri , Fazrin Abd Rahman, Fendy Zakri, Keith Teo, Mei Kei Ho, Myra Myn, Nicholas Ong and Isa Ishak.