Happenings

Khazanah by Idris Ali

18 Mar 2017

Singaporean watercolourist Idris Mohamed Ali, 73, is showing his latest solo exhibition entitled, Khazanah.

According to a press release from the gallery, "Khazanah", in Malay and Urdu, means "treasure".

"And in folklore narrates the concentration of riches, perceived as valuable in tangible calculations and intangible measurements, hidden or discovered fortunes which never fail to excite every audience to draw their own journeys to discover. 

Examining Wong Hoy Cheong's work

11 Mar 2017

The publication, Latihan: Selected Studies by Wong Hoy Cheong, accompanies the exhibition, On Unlearning and Relearning: A Solo Exhibition by Wong Hoy Cheong.

It provides a useful reference that documents four decades of Wong's paper-based work. 

These studies featured in the exhibition, were fundamental to the artist's work process, on which he was able to build an interdisciplinary practice — which spans performance art, installation and video documentary and later includes, photography and film. 

Artist Talk: Taring Padi at Ilham Gallery

04 Mar 2017

Two of Taring Padi's representatives, Mohamad Yusuf and Yunanto Setio Broto will be at ILHAM Gallery to talk about the collective's history and its development over the years. The talk will be divided in three parts:

 

1. A screening of a 30-minute film: "Art, Activism and Rock 'n Roll" which tells the story of Taring Padi's early development and their activities when they were based at the Indonesian Art Institution's ex- campus in Yogjakarta.

Escape from the Sea

24 Feb 2017 to 23 Apr 2017

This group exhibition entitled, ESCAPE from the SEA, is an extension of a curatorial development programme called the Condition Report, initiated by the Japan Foundation Asia Centre.

Presented by The Japan Foundation Kuala Lumpur in collaboration with the National Art Gallery and Art Printing Works Sdn Bhd,  the multi-part exhibition highlights issues of emigration related to identity, belonging and history through the politics of borders in this region and beyond.

Kamin Lertchaiprasert's Moment

04 Mar 2017 to 05 May 2017

If there is no "present moment", "the past and future" will not be clarified, states leading Thai artist Kamin Lertchaiprasert in his exhibition, The Timeless Present Moment (Selected Works).

In order to understand “what the state of before birth and after death is like?” or “what is past and future?”, Kamin has considered the concept of the “present moment” as the truth connecting the state of "before" and "after" together.

2nd Wave in Klang

25 Feb 2017 to 31 Mar 2017

 

The 2nd Wave exhibition at TAPG features over 160 artworks by 80 emerging and established artists. The show will be launched on Feb 25 at 3pm by director general, National Visual Arts Development Board, Prof. Dato Dr. Mohamed Najib bin Ahmad Dawa,

 

The gallery staged its 1st Wave art exhibition in 2015 followed by four other shows in 2016, entitled, 4our Statement, EnthrallAlegore and Suzlee Ibrahim's 30th Solo.

 
 

 

 

Asia Contemporary Art Show

17 Mar 2017 to 20 Mar 2017

A world of art comes to Hong Kong in March, see thousands of artworks from Asia and the world at the 10th edition of the Asia Contemporary Art Show.

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.