Happenings

Immaterial

10 Mar 2018 to 24 Mar 2018

Immaterial is a group exhibition featuring ten young artists; Agnes Lau, Anisa Abdullah, Azizi Latif, Bakir Baharom, Fazrin Abd Rahman, Jamil Zakaria, Nor Tijan Firdaus and Yim Yen Sum.

According to G13 Gallery’s press release, the works in the exhibition highlight the use of unconventional mediums in making art.

Approximately 20 works will be displayed in the gallery, varying from wall hung pieces to three-dimensional installations.

The works range in size from 41cm by 39cm to 122cm by 153cm and are priced from RM1,200 to RM16,000.

Sometimes When We Touch

09 Mar 2018 to 31 Mar 2018

Multidisciplinary artist, Chi Too’s latest solo exhibition entitled Sometimes When We Touch, comprises 12 paintings on canvas, which are said to be products of the artist’s continued foray into painting and playful interrogation of bitumen as a medium.

What It Takes To Be A Pop Artist

10 Mar 2018

Singaporean pop artist, Jahan Loh will hold a talk in conjunction with his current solo exhibition, Genesis: God’s Terrarium.

Loh will speak of the processes and inspirations behind his practice.

Joining Loh in the discussion will be The Culture Story founder and director, Ning Chong and The Culture Story Advisor, Chong Huai Seng.

Realm of Imagination

06 Apr 2018 to 22 Apr 2018

French painter Jean-Pierre Roc-Roussey’s latest solo exhibition in Singapore is entitled, Realm of Imagination.

Roc-Roussey’s paintings incorporate elements from Eastern and Western mythology.

According to the gallery’s press release, “the works spin dream-like narratives of legendary wars, epic romances and heroic odysseys.”

The works of Roc-Roussey, 67, are inspired by his travels and keen interest in mythology.

To date, he has held exhibitions in France as well as in Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore.

Heartbreak Hotel

15 Feb 2018 to 03 Mar 2018

Heartbreak Hotel is a group exhibition comprising the works of emerging artists Mark Tan (27), Ibnu Alfadli Othman (28), and Jun Kit (35).

The works are said to explore the many facets of heartbreak and the transient, anonymous space of the hotel.

Mark Tan captures the emotional responses of the brokenhearted, representing gore and raw sentiment through mark-making.

Ibnu Alfadli’s silkscreen prints center around themes of falling, embracing, and the physical silhouettes that lovers make.

Impression of Landscape

11 Feb 2018 to 25 Feb 2018

Penang-born artist Chow Zhi Long's solo exhibition, Impression of Landscape, showcases 30 oil paintings.

The works range in size from 40cm by 30cm to 90cm by 120cm and are priced from RM3,200 to RM8,200.​

Chow obtained a master's degree in oil painting at the University of the Arts in Jiangsu, China, in 2011. 

Primitive by Ahmad Fuad Osman

08 Feb 2018 to 13 Mar 2018

After an absence of more than 10 years, local contemporary artist Ahmad Fuad Osman stages his new solo exhibition entitled, Primitive.

The gallery’s press release states that “despite his long absence from the scene, Ahmad Fuad has lost none of the grit that typifies his shrewd observations of the socio-political landscape.”

The show will feature paintings, sculptures and installation works completed in the past few years.

Ahmad Fuad’s recent works were featured in the Singapore Biennale in 2016.

Exodus Deja Vu

06 Feb 2018 to 18 Feb 2018

Exodus Deja Vu is the title of a group photography exhibition featuring seven photojournalists and photographers, namely; Coskun Aral, Suthep Kritsanavarin, Issa Touma, Roland Neveu, Sergey Ponomarev, Rahman Roslan and Greg Constantine.

The works in this exhibition are said to document the harsh lives of refugees from warring countries. According to a press release by the centre, the photographs build common ground amongst people speaking different languages and living different lives.

Re-visiting Kuala Lumpur

07 Feb 2018 to 28 Feb 2018

Re-Visiting Kuala Lumpur is a group photography exhibition featuring the works of photographers Eric Peris, Lee Hong Leng & K.F. Choy.

The photographic prints include the view from the revolving restaurant of Federal Hotel in Kuala Lumpur from 1976 and present day. 

The images from the past were shot by Eric Peris, who was then a journalist with the New Straits Times.

Paintings of Ruqayyah Hanim by Ahmad Zakii

20 Jan 2018 to 21 Jan 2018

The Legacy of Ruqayyah Hanim (1864-1904) is a story of a woman from Turkey whose descendants have been and are among Malaysia's most illustratious sons and daughters. 

She has been remembered and honoured in a trilogy of three paintings by Malaysian artist Ahmad Zakii Anwar.

The biography of Ruqayyah Hanim is regarded as an important part of the tapestry of Malaysia's historical relationship with Turkey.

Her three marriages in Johor had an influence on the nation's development.