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. 

7th Anniversary Show

08 Feb 2017 to 25 Feb 2017

In conjunction with gallery's seventh anniversary, the latest group exhibition comprises the works of Awang Damit, Calvin Chua, Marvin Chan, Drew Harris, Khairudin Zainudin and Rafiee Ghani.

Established in 2010, G13 Gallery has organised 42 local exhibitions and 15 exhibitions overseas. 

The objective of the anniversary show is to commemorate its past achievements and to welcome the future.

The show will be launched on Feb 8 at 7pm.

Simula at Works

14 Jan 2017 to 14 Feb 2017

Simula is a group exhibition comprising 18 works by eight up and coming artists.

The participants are Dr Hushinaidi bin Abdul, Liu Cheng Hua, Marisa R Ng, Rizhar, Nicholas Choong, Mahzurah binti Shaari, Satish Kumar, Aziz Talha and Ajim Juxta.

Price ranges from RM600 to RM8,000.

The show will be opened by Art Malaysia director Miho Miwa on Jan 14 at 7.30pm.



Aqal II

14 Jan 2017 to 31 Jan 2017

AQAL II is the title of a group exhibition by nine fine art graduates of UiTM showing 74 works curated by Associate Prof Jalaini Abu Hassan

The participating artists are Anis Che Mat, Azizi Ali, Faiz ZA, Farhan ZA, Hana Zamri, Lyne Ismail, Nik Syahida Sabri, Tsa Meera and Ziera Ismail

The artworks range in price from RM250 to RM5,000 and the largest work spans 165cm by 285cm.


16 Jan 2017 to 24 Feb 2017

Latest group exhibition entitled Ambiguity showcasing over 10 works. 

The participating artists are Anassuwandi Ahmad, Azman Hilmi, Hamdan Shaarani, Mohd Jamil Mat Isa, Johan Marjonid, Nor Hanem Mohd Noor, Dr Rosli Zakaria, Zaharin Mohammad, Zaim Durulaman, Zainon Abdullah and Zarina Abdullah.

The exhibition features sculpture, printmaking, realism and abstract paintings.

Opening will be launched on Jan 24 at 8pm.​