Happenings

Small Works by Hamir Soib

25 Apr 2017 to 19 May 2017

Contemporary artist Hamir Soib, 48, will exhibit 50 smallish artworks from his private collection which are not for sale and another 42 works which are of similar size which will be for sale.

The sizes range from 5cm by 8cm to 8cm by 5cm. The works include  acrylic on canvas, bitumen, oil and mixed media,

Hazardous Beauty by Fauzan Omar

05 Apr 2017 to 01 May 2017

The perennial haze will come to blight Malaysia's atmosphere again in the coming months. 

 

The haze problem makes us all vulnerable and brings a disastrous effect to the environment and wildlife

 

In spite of all the negativity that the haze brings us, Fauzan believes that there is a certain aesthetic element to it.

Images of Calcutta

21 Apr 2017 to 12 May 2017

Photography is a passion for India-born visual artist Subhrajit Mukherjee, 37, and two elements that excite him most are light and empty space, which he visualises in terms of darkness.

 
 
And his solo exhibition of photographic prints reveals Mukherjee’s fascination with light and its relationship with darkness.
 
Most of the photographs in his current series were shot in Calcutta, Mukherjee’s hometown. Others were taken in Indonesia and Cambodia.

 

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.