Happenings

The Horizon is Just an Illusion

12 Jan 2018 to 03 Feb 2018

The Horizon is Just an Illusion is a group exhibition featuring 10 local artists; chi too, Dain Iskandar Said, Haffendi Anuar, Hayati Mokhtar, Lee Mok Yee, Sharmiza Abu Hassan, Tan Zi Hao, Viko Zhijune, Yee I-Lann and Yeoh Choo Kuan.

The exhibition is curated by Malaysian Eva McGovern-Basa who is based in Philippines.

According to the gallery’s press release, the exhibition presents recent strategies and approaches to landscape as a subject in Malaysian art.

Impetus by Perng Fey

27 Dec 2017

Abstract painter Wong Perng Fey’s latest solo exhibition is entitled Impetus.

The exhibition will show six large panelled works produced during his eviction and the closure of HeiQiao village in Beijing where the artist had resided for seven years.

According to the gallery’s press release, Impetus is a parting note, echoing the the artist coming to terms with the eviction of the artist colony in HeiQiao village.

Time Lapse: When did I begin?

27 Nov 2017 to 28 Dec 2017

Time Lapse: When did I begin? is a group exhibition featuring 10 artists, namely, Niti Wattuya, Kamin Lertchaiprasert, Vasan Sitthiket, Thamarat Phokai, Krisada Phakawatsunthon, Anon Pairot, Peerawayt Krasaesom, Anusorn Chareonsuk, Veraphong Sritrakulkitjakarn, Suwit Maprajuab.

The title indicates the time when, founder of the gallery, Numthong Sae Tang, came across an art space in the Ari neighborhood of Bangkok. Which would then become the gallery’s current space.

Visual Poetry

16 Dec 2017 to 30 Dec 2017

Visual Poetry is the title of emerging artist, Faizul Suhif’s latest solo exhibition and comprises of 20 printmaking works.

The gallery’s press release states “the works are not a mere statement of acknowledging nature’s beauty, instead they are a reflection of life itself and should be treated like an open book.”

The prints also speak of the concept of sustenance or rezeki as viewed through Islamic beliefs.

The launch takes place on Dec 16 from 7.30pm to 10.30pm.

Women's Work

06 Dec 2017 to 20 Dec 2017

We are here. is a group exhibition featuring new and selected works of four female artists, namely, Bibi Chew, Minstrel Kuik, Nadiah Bamadhaj and Tetriana Ahmed Fauzi.

The title of the show links narratives that surround the human condition and its role in shaping individual identities and a nation.

According to the gallery's press release, the selection of works provide a certain viewpoint from a domestic setting and society at large.

Chance Encounters

10 Dec 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Latest group exhibition entitled, Past and Present: Chance Encouters Art Exhibition, comprises 28 works by 14 local artists.

Participating artists are Cheung Pooi Yip, Heng Eow Lin, Jayson Yeoh Choon Seng, Judin Ahmad, Ken Ooi Chee Kheng, Khoo Cheang Jin, Koay Soo Kau, Loo Hooi Nam, Mohammad Khizal Saat, Dr Neoh Chin Boon, Ng Bee, Ng Kim Heoh, Tang Yeok Khang and Tan Kai Sheuan. 

The show will be launched by Penang-based art collector Brian Coomber at 6pm on Dec 10.

Through Rose-Tinted Glasses

06 Dec 2017 to 31 Jan 2018

According to the gallery's press release, the artworks in this group show, Through Rose-Tinted Glasses, “portray both personal and social issues that are significant to the artists’ lives.” However, as opposed to criticizing the realities, the artists are challenged to meditate on existing conditions and envision an alternative, more hopeful version of reality.

Malaysian artists at Art Kaohsiung

08 Dec 2017 to 10 Dec 2017

At Art Kaohsiung in Taiwan, G13 Gallery will showcase 20 works of Malaysian contemporary artists inclusive of both established names and up-and-coming talents.

The participating artists are Amy Nazira, Azizul Nasir, Fawwaz Sukri, Gan Tee Sheng, Hisyamuddin Abdullah, Khairudin Zainudin, Kow Leong Kiang, Najib Ahmad Bamadhaj, Nik Mohd Shahfiz, Nik Mohd Shazmie, Sabihis Pandi, Shafiq Nordin and Yuki Tham.

The gallery's preview is by invitation only from noon until 6pm on Dec 7. The remaining exhibition dates are open to the public.

The Writer’s Portrait Series by Yee I-Lann

29 Nov 2017 to 10 Dec 2017

The Writer’s Portrait Series: A Revisit Showcase is the title of local artist Yee I-Lann's latest solo exhibition and comprises 12 digital prints.

Previously shown in 2004, this series is now presented as part of a fund-raising project in support of the Malaysia Art Archive and Research Support's operational cost.