Happenings

Eng Tay: The Chronicles

28 Apr 2017 to 18 May 2017

New York-based artist Eng Tay's latest solo show entitled, Eng Tay: The Chronicles (1996-2016) include etchings, oil pastel works, oil on canvas paintings and sculptures as well as painted accessory boxes.

 
The 30-odd works date from 1996 till the present. Prices range from RM2,000–RM780,000 each.
 

The artworks range in size from 20cm by 22cm for the etchings to 160cm by 240cm for the largest oil painting.

Sensuous Figures on Cloud Nine

25 May 2017 to 25 Jun 2017

The mega mendung (rain clouds) batik motif of Cirebon, Java, serves as the canopy of clouds on which Chennai-based artist Kishore Sahoo's sensuous bodies float around.

The androgynous figures seemingly drift through the moisture-laden rain clouds, forming and morphing into evermore exploration of forlorn longing to touch and be touched, states the press release from the gallery.

Brotherly Love

07 May 2017 to 07 Jun 2017

Veteran photographer Eric Peris will exhibit 18 of his latest black & white photographic prints in his solo show,Bhata, which means "brother".

 
The tranquil and meditative landscape images were inspired by the memory of his Peris's late brother – Bastian.
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According to the organiser of the show, Peris recently dreamt of his brother who passed away decades ago when he was quite young. In that dream, the brother appeared to be a monk.
 
The works are priced about RM1,800 each.

Young & New 2017

15 Apr 2017 to 29 Apr 2017

Established by HOM Art Trans in 2007,  the Young & New group show is an open-call exhibition for Malaysian artists under 35 years of age.

This group show offers newer talents the chance to exhibit and expose their works to a wider audience. It also serves as a stepping stone for the new talents to kick-start their professional careers as visual artists. 

 Arts Management Workshop:  Programming & Curation

06 May 2017 to 07 May 2017
Artistic director, festival director, curator, programmer…what is it that these people do? What is involved in putting on great shows?
 

Building on ideas related to principles of audience building and engagement, the workshop conductors will look at different approaches to programming and the development of artistic direction and curation.

Recollection of Razak Mansion 

15 Apr 2017 to 05 May 2017

Razak Mansion, the low-cost, public housing structure in Kuala Lumpur, lives on in the nine mixed media paintings of Davinder Singh.

Under Wraps at Gillman Barracks

20 Apr 2017 to 19 May 2017

Latest solo exhibition by Indonesian artist Syagini Ratna Wulan, entitled ahead of itself already being in.

While Syagini has worked in media as diverse as installations and drawings, and has included elements in her artworks, she has also been exploring the interplay of light, colour and perception.

These explorations are reflected in her "abstract sculptural" paintings.  

Future Ministries

23 Apr 2017

As part of the ongoing, ESCAPE from the SEA multi-media art programme, key participants such as Ali Alasri, Faiq Syazwan Kuhiri, Mark Teh and Wong Tay Sy will be involved in The Complete Futures of Malaysia programme, conceived as a series of research and creative projects. 

The programme which includes in a panel discussion, is aimed at investigating changing perceptions of the future in Malaysia and beyond. 

The inaugural chapter includes three public events focusing on specific aspects of the future:

- ways of framing the future

Landscape of Dreams

12 Apr 2017 to 06 May 2017

Mimpi Jadi Lanskap relates to a group exhibition featuring 13 local artists.

The participating artists are Khairul Izham, Fauzulyusri, Fendy Zakri, Najib Bamadhaj, Gan Tee Sheng, Syahmi Jamaluddin, Amy Nazira, Faizal Suhif, Syahbandi Samat, Hisyamuddin Abdullah, Sabihis Pandi, Al-Khuzairie Ali and Agnes Lau.

Unsung Heroines

13 Apr 2017 to 16 Apr 2017

Unsung Heroines  relate to an international feminist charity event, born from the aspiration of celebrating all women in Malaysia - especially resilient and courageous refugees.

The exhibition presents several Malaysian, Myanmar and French female artists from diverse background. 

The show includes a catalog with detailed text and introduces the artists and their works.

All the artworks are for sale in support of the Tanma Federation which assist in projects for Myanmar women refugees in Kuala Lumpur.