Happenings

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.

Inventing Abstraction II: Kelahiran

29 Nov 2017 to 31 Dec 2017

Inventing Abstraction II: Kelahiran is a group exhibition headed by senior artist Yusof Ghani. This is the second edition, with works by 24 artists, namely:

Awang Damit Ahmad, Datuk M. Nasir, Fauzulyusri, Hamir Soib, Shafee Ramli, Fendy Zakri, Usop Kopratasa, Rizhar Arahim, Riz Nordin, Nizam Rahmat, Azrin Mohd, Jamil Mat Isa, Badruddin Syah, Suri Eza Yusof, Najihah Lee Abdullah, Nor Hanem Mohd Nor, Radzuan Mat Diah, Ali Akbar, Amir Shukri Husain, Hilmi Hazimin, Azmin Hussein, Ifhamuddin Mohamed and Fizrie Azhan.

Textures by MML®

08 Nov 2017 to 30 Nov 2017

The latest exhibition at L’Atelier art space sees a collaboration between the space and luxury tile brand, MML ® (Malaysian Mosaics).

Entitled Textures, the exhibition features 12 artists who were proposed with a challenge to incorporate the use of tiles as the “canvas” of their works.

As MML ® tiles themselves have distinct characteristics in a variety of designs, colours and textures, the end goal was to witness how each artist would merge those characteristics with their own inspiration to create art pieces with unique expressions.

Awakening

18 Nov 2017 to 27 Nov 2017

Self-taught artist Jennifer Tan's solo exhibition is entitled, Awakening.

She is showing 16 works that reflect different stages of her personal journey. 

Her mixed media abstract works are said to include experimental techniques.

Tan left home In Kuala Terengganu at 12. Her curiosity and interest in new cultures and experiences led her to Hong Kong. The artist struggled to feel a sense of belonging and was inspired to rediscover her Malaysian heritage. 

Material, Order & Chance

26 Nov 2017 to 10 Dec 2017

Rimbun Dahan residency participant Zukifli Lee will hold his solo exhibition, Material, Order & Chance, at the art centre.

Like past resident artists, Lee’s body of works takes inspiration from the natural and built-environment of Rimbun Dahan. The results are textured, detailed large canvases and surfaces with geometric designs and compositions influenced by the repetitions and colours that occur in the landscapes.

He has been at Rimbun Dahan for a year.

Bintang 5: Volume 1

21 Nov 2017 to 07 Jan 2018

Bintang 5: Volume 1 refers to the first of a three-part series of exhibitions held by Segaris Art Centre to commemorate the gallery’s fifth anniversary.

The latest exhibition brings together a selection of 50 UiTM alumni. Among them include Datuk Sharifah Fatimah, Datuk Raja Zahabuddin, Fatimah Chik and Ham Rabeah.

The Bintang 5 exhibitions will be held throughout Nov 2017 to March 2018 with the 3 volumes showcasing a range of works from pioneers to emerging artists.

Jolly Koh @ 76

30 Nov 2017 to 17 Dec 2017

Veteran artist Jolly Koh will be exhibiting some 40 major oil and acrylic works in conjunction with the launch of his third book, entitled Jolly Koh @ 76.

According to a press release publicising the event, Koh's commitment to the mind as well as the senses is documented in this new book — one of the very few to have been written by an artist about his own work and times.