Building on ideas related to principles of audience building and engagement, the workshop conductors will look at different approaches to programming and the development of artistic direction and curation.
Latest solo exhibition by Indonesian artist Syagini Ratna Wulan, entitled ahead of itself already being in.
While Syagini has worked in media as diverse as installations and drawings, and has included elements in her artworks, she has also been exploring the interplay of light, colour and perception.
These explorations are reflected in her "abstract sculptural" paintings.
As part of the ongoing, ESCAPE from the SEA multi-media art programme, key participants such as Ali Alasri, Faiq Syazwan Kuhiri, Mark Teh and Wong Tay Sy will be involved in The Complete Futures of Malaysia programme, conceived as a series of research and creative projects.
The programme which includes in a panel discussion, is aimed at investigating changing perceptions of the future in Malaysia and beyond.
The inaugural chapter includes three public events focusing on specific aspects of the future:
- ways of framing the future
Mimpi Jadi Lanskap relates to a group exhibition featuring 13 local artists.
The participating artists are Khairul Izham, Fauzulyusri, Fendy Zakri, Najib Bamadhaj, Gan Tee Sheng, Syahmi Jamaluddin, Amy Nazira, Faizal Suhif, Syahbandi Samat, Hisyamuddin Abdullah, Sabihis Pandi, Al-Khuzairie Ali and Agnes Lau.
Unsung Heroines relate to an international feminist charity event, born from the aspiration of celebrating all women in Malaysia - especially resilient and courageous refugees.
The exhibition presents several Malaysian, Myanmar and French female artists from diverse background.
The show includes a catalog with detailed text and introduces the artists and their works.
All the artworks are for sale in support of the Tanma Federation which assist in projects for Myanmar women refugees in Kuala Lumpur.
In conjunction with Mark Tan's ongoing Arrangements solo exhibition, there will be a workshop on mono-printing by the artist on April 15 at 11.30am followed with a talk at 3pm. The talk will be moderated by fellow artist Haffendi Anuar.
Belantara is a group exhibition that features the works of Abu Bakar Idris, Ahmad Shukri Mohamed, Ahmad Zakii Anwar, Azhar Manan, Baharudin Ujang, Chong Siew Ying, Fadhil Idris, Fauzan Omar, Fauzin Mustafa, Fauzul Yusri, Gan Tee Sheng, Hamdan Shaarani, Hamir Soib, Jalaini Abu Hassan, Johan Marjonid, Kalsom Muda, Maamor Jantan, Mad Anuar Ismail, Najib Bamadhaj, Rafie Ghani, Ramlan Abdullah, Ramli Samsuri, Riaz Ahmad, Romli Mahmood, Umibaizurah [email protected] and Zainal Abidin Musa.
A series of talks on Chinese ink painting will be held in conjuction with the National Gallery exhibitions on the Chen Chong Swee and Xiu Hai Lou Collection. The second edition of the Ink Masters Series focuses on ink as a medium and form of expression. The lectures explore topics ranging from appreciation of ink as a medium, calligraphy, paintings to ink art in today’s context, including contemporary art.