Happenings

40 Years of Wong Hoy Cheong's Art

17 Feb 2017 to 17 Mar 2017

After a hiatus of several years, artist-turned-social activist Wong Hoy Cheong has finally consented to stage his latest solo exhibition, On Unlearning And Relearning, which opens on Feb 16 from 7pm-9pm. 

In collaboration with OUR ArtProjects directors Liza Ho and Snow Ng, Wong will showcase four decades of his works on paper.

Haffendi Anuar at Volta NY Art Fair

01 Mar 2017 to 15 Mar 2017
 Upcoming artist Haffendi Anuar's latest works will shown at the Volta NY art fair.
 
Presented as a solo show entitled Migratory Objects, the works consist of a number of painted panels and wooden sculptures. 
 
The works are inspired by masks from Borneo used by tribal groups as ceremonial items or to fend off evil spirits .
 

Locals Only

08 Feb 2017 to 25 Feb 2017

Eighteen local artists are featured in this group exhibition entitled, Locals Only.

The participating artists are Afiq Fariz, Agnes Lau, Ajim Juxta, Faizal Suhif, Fendy Zakri, Ho Mei Kei, Kim Ng, Mohsin Aminuddin, Syahmi Jamaluddin, Trixie Tan Lu Man, Chok Ming Hoong, Azizi Latif, Najib Bamadhaj, Noor Mahnun Mohamed,  Amy Nazira, Fazrin Mustafa, Seah Zelin and Cinta Ayuandrea.

Works depicted in oil and acrylic paint, paper, photographic print, zinc, ceramic and mixed media.

Artwork ranges in size from 61 cm by 91 cm to 91 cm by 183 cm.

Khoo Sui Hoe at PAM

25 Feb 2017 to 25 Mar 2017

Latest solo exhibition by Khoo Sui Hoe, entitled An Installed Exhibition of Recent Paintings (2000-2016).

The show will be launched on Feb 25 at 3pm followed with a talk by the artist as well as a symposium on Art & Architecture.

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Bloodlines - Poetry, Memory & The Family Album

18 Feb 2017

What is the nature of a family memory? What do family histories conceal and how are family myths constructed?

 

How is literature crafted from an unraveling of these? In this Ilham Conversation programme series entitled, Bloodlines - Poetry, Memory & The Family Album,  writer Eddin Khoo shares photographs from his family album and explain the methods of use and will discuss the curious nature of memory and autobiography.

 

Imaginary Freedom Fighter

18 Feb 2017 to 17 Apr 2017

 

Indonesian artist Pius Sigit Kuncoro will unveil his solo exhibition at Ilham Gallery based on the fictitious characater JP Soetardjo which is also known as Mbah Tardjo, 

 

Entitled, JP Soetardjo Menjawab Semua Soalan ( or in EnglishJP Soetardjo Answers All Questions) the exhibition was first shown at the Jogja Contemporary art fair in Yogyakarta in 2015. This unusual exhibition blends art and storytelling, history and fiction and brings to life the character of Mbah Tardjo.

 

Amanda Heng's Walkthrough: Collaboration & Participation

18 Feb 2017

On Feb 18, Amanda Heng will unveil a number of narratives in a one-off casual exchange between her collaborators as they reflect on the process behind the project, “’We Are the World – These Are Our stories’ (2016).

 

Unlike previous performances and audience participation, this latest work sought an active investment in the creative journey from the negotiations to output.

 

Cosmic Playground

15 Feb 2017

Haris Abadi will be showcasing his first solo exhibition, Cosmic Playground, curated by Nadia Zawani Hussin.

Comprising 15 works, the show includes painting, sculpture, multimedia work, installations and print. 

Says Haris, “My artwork takes a critical view on social and cultural issues. Often referencing media culture, my work explores the relationships between tradition, technology, popular culture and fine art.”

Celebrating 5 Years of Artemis Art

13 Feb 2017 to 19 Feb 2017

We Are Five is an anniversary show of Artemis Art gallery to commemorate five years of operations.

 

The visual art exhibition will showcase works from selected artists whom the gallery have featured in exhibitions, covering a wide cross-section of visual styles.

 

The artists are among those who have been featured in 45 exhibitions staged over the last five years as well as being included in art fairs plus visual artists whom the gallery intends to work with.

Natee Utarit's "Optimism is Ridiculous: The Altarpieces"

17 Feb 2017

Natee Utarit, 47, is one of Thailand's leading contemporary artists. He studied at the College of Fine Arts in 1987 and graduated in Graphic Arts at the Painting and Sculpture Faculty of Silpakorn University, both in Bangkok, Thailand in 1991. His work is part of many renowned collections, such as the Bangkok University, Bangkok, Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, as well as private collections in Europe and Asia.