Happenings

Two Houses in Singapore

21 Jul 2018 to 10 Oct 2018

Two Houses is an exhibition featuring works from the collections of Dr John Chia and Yeap Lam Yang.


Based in Singapore, both Chia and Yeap are said to have assembled significant collections of contemporary art over 20 and 30 years, respectively.
 

If I say it’s True Seven Times.

20 Jul 2018 to 04 Aug 2018

Myanmar artist Moe Satt’s latest solo exhibition is entitled, If I say it’s True Seven Times.


In a statement, he references a line in the song Yaung Zin Khun Na Thwe (a spectrum of seven colours), “If I say it’s [the] truth seven times….”


Inspired by the line, Moe Satt created seven artworks to “illustrate [his] boyhood during the later stages of Ma Sa La (Burmese Way to Socialism) and the entire [governing] period of Na Wa Ta (State Law and Order Restoration Council).”

The artist poses questions, are we truthful?

Gajah Gallery's Power, Play, Perception in KL

19 Jul 2018 to 21 Jul 2018

Power, Play, Perception is a group exhibition featuring 13 artists from four countries.

They are Ashley Bickerton, Erizal As, Fika Ria Santika, Handiwirman Saputra, Mangu Putra, Muhajidin Nurrahman, Rudi Mantofani anf Yunizar from Indonesia. Kayleigh Goh and Sabri Idrus from Malaysia as well as Jason Lim and Suzann Victor from Singapore.

The exhibition is said to provoke the following questions: How is power exercised in the distinct cultures, histories, spiritualities, and systems of knowledge of the contemporary Southeast Asian artists featured? 

Liquid Light

18 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

Liquid Light is a group exhibition featuring 18 artists from six countries.


The participating artists are Deusa Blumke from Brazil, Nadja Klueter from Germany, Kamalakshi Saika & Shahnaz Ali from India and Jedidiah Angkasa from Indonesia. From Malaysia, the artists are John Wong , Melanie Gooi, Syafiq Hariz and Valerie Ng. And from Singapore, they are Idris Ali, Jeffery Wandly, Masturah Sha’ari, Nhawfal Juma’at, Tan Chye Tiong Ronald, Tumadi Patri, Yap Zhiwen, Wandly Yazid  and Yusoff Latiff.

A-Residency by HOM Art Trans

14 Jul 2018 to 28 Jul 2018

Malaysian artists, Wong Ming Hao and Joy Ng, have completed a six-month residency programme entitled, A-Residency, at local art space, HOM Art Trans. 

Relationship

03 Jul 2018 to 22 Jul 2018

Relationship is the title of a group exhibition featuring eight Malaysian artists. They are Faiz Z. A., Hafizuddin Azman, Haimiza Johan, Haziq Syawal, Ho Mei Kei, Hug Yin Wan, Lina Tan and Safuan Nasiar.

The exhibition comprises a total of 32 works. The medium varies from oil and acrylic paint and bitumen, to woodcut and perspex carving.

The works range in size from 40cm by 40cm to 240cm by 195cm and are priced from RM600 to RM10,500.

View from the Tower

30 Jun 2018 to 30 Jul 2018

Kuala Lumpur-based Richard Koh Fine Art gallery, opens a new art space in Bangkok called, Richard Koh Projects, with a solo exhibition by Thai artist Natee Utarit entitled, View from the tower. 


The exhibition is said to be Natee’s first solo exhibition in Bangkok after 11 years. 
 

The paintings depict scenes from outside the artist's studio window and the works are said to reflect the basics of painting.


The painting and the frame are said to function as metaphors for the act of looking out the window and onto the world outside.

Masks and Stories

30 Jun 2018 to 29 Jul 2018

Masks and Stories is a group exhibition featuring four Malaysian and Indonesian artists. They are Caryn Koh, Dedy Sufriadi, Indra Dodi and Syahbandi Samat.

The works are said to revolve around the idea of a mask that allows one's true self to "navigate" society. They are also said to question how the mask becomes an important element in storytelling within visual art.

The gallery’s press release states, “[According to Swiss psychiatrist, Carl Jung], each of us wears a mask, and depending on the social situation we may be in, that mask may change.”

The Way of The Flesh

07 Jul 2018 to 21 Jul 2018

The Way of The Flesh is a group exhibition featuring eight emerging artists from The Philippines. They are Ana Verayo, Art Sanchez, Ernest Concepcion, Dexter Sy, Jason Montinola, Kaloy Sanchez, Lec Cruz and Valerie Chua.


The show also features two guest artists,  Kow Leong Kiang (Malaysia) and Ong-Arj Loeamornpagsin (Thailand).


The works are said to showcase the mastery of figurative art. They range in size from 30cm by 30cm to 100cm by 150cm and are priced from RM600 to RM28,000.

 

The show opens on July 7 at 8pm.

Creating new art to recall the past

07 Jul 2018 to 31 Jul 2018

Seven Decades is a group exhibition in Myanmar featuring 19 artists. They are Htein Lin, San Minn, Dr. Sun Myint, Win Pe, Chaw Ei Thein, Sonny Nyein, Maung Di, Phyu Mon, San Oo, Chan Aye, Wah Nu, Pe Maung Same, Soe Naing, Aung Myint, Sandar Khine, MPP Ye Myint - Ma Thanegi, Aye Ko and Ngu Eain Htet Myet.