Happenings

Shafiq Nordin's Aletheia

17 Nov 2018 to 01 Dec 2018

Aletheia is a solo exhibition by Malaysian artist Shafiq Nordin. This marks his second solo exhibiiton in his career and first with the gallery.

Shafiq's paintings are said to tell stories inspired by his surroundings. "Stories" of the country's political scenario are often depicted in his paintings. Though, it is said that critical messages are often hidden through the use of allegories.

The works range in size from 92cm by 92cm to 238 by 182cm and are priced from RM4,000 to RM19,800.

The opening reception is on Nov 17 at 7.30pm.

Chetak 12 @ AP

11 Nov 2018 to 31 Dec 2018

Chetak 12 is a printmaking collective formed by Malaysian artists Bayu Utomo Radjikin, Samsudin Wahab and Faizal Suhif.

It is said the collective aims to share their passion for printmaking and to explore the potentials of the medium for their artistic practice.

The collective had their debut exhibition at HOM Art Trans, Selangor earlier this year in March.

Truncated Cameo

10 Nov 2018 to 25 Nov 2018

Trucated Cameo is a solo exhibition by Malaysian artist Tune Zikri.

The works are said to examine the taboos of relationships by laying bare the struggles one needs to grapple with. Specifically struggles concerning identity, morality, behaviour and social acceptability.

Tune is said to be intrigued when discerning the point when love becomes hate.

Tune poses the following questions:

Where does one draw the line between strict moral behaviour and frenzied freedom?

What makes people drawn to or distance themselves from others?

Urbanscapes @ Zhongshan

10 Nov 2018 to 11 Nov 2018

As part of Urbanscapes 2018, the Zhongshan building will host a variety of events showcasing local arts and crafts.

The series of events, titled  The Zhongshan Building Weekender, will feature tenants of the building each utilising their respective spaces to present exhibitions, workshops, performances and interactive installations.

The showings range from the likes of art, film, literature, music, typography, fashion and food.

A full layout of the showings can be seen below.

Sri Lanka's forgotten memories

29 Nov 2018 to 15 Dec 2018

Trincomalee - My Father's Stories and the Lost Photographs is a solo exhibition by German-born Sri Lankan photographer, Liz Fernando.

Trincomalee is a major work by Fernando comprising lost images reconstructed from the collective memory of Sri Lankan residents and stories relayed to the artist by her father. The work has recently been acquired into the permanent collection of the World Bank Headquarters in Washington, D.C.

Halal/Haram

01 Nov 2018 to 12 Nov 2018

Halal Haram is a group exhibition featuring 26 artists. They are Ahmad Shukri Mohamed, Ahmad Zakii Anwar, Amira Yasmine Aminanda, Anniketyni Madian, Arif Fauzan, Badruddin Wahab, Bayu Utomo Radjikin, Chong Ai Lei, Chong Siew Ying, Datuk Sharifah Fatimah Zubir, Dinn Diran, Faizal Suhif, Fatah Taib, Hana Zamri, Ilse Noor, Izat Arif, Jalaini Abu Hassan, Kow Leong Kiang, Nia Khalisa, Ramlan Abdullah, Saiful Razman, Sophia Kamal, Umibaizurah Mahir Ismail, Yee I-Lann, Zariq Zin and Zulkifli Lee.

Poesy's World

18 Nov 2018 to 02 Dec 2018

Poesy's World is a solo exhibition by Malaysian artist Poesy Liang.

The exhibition will feature 54 selected works from several ongoing series, such as the well known Rooftop Cats and Cupcake Cats. They range in size from 10cm by 10cm to 160cm by 160cm and are priced from RM420 to RM16,600.

Malaysian Art since the 1990s

27 Oct 2018

Galeri Petronas is organising a panel discussion relating to a recent publication by Sarena Adbullah, entitled Malaysian Art since the 1990s: Postmodern Situation.

Panelists include Beverly Yong, Dr. Sharmiza Abu Hassan and Badrolhisham M. Tahir. The panel will be moderated by Nur Hanim Mohamed Khairudin.

Among topics covered in the discussion will be;

A woman's charm

24 Oct 2018 to 05 Nov 2018

Wanita dan Warisan is Indonesian artist Nugroho Wijayatmo's first solo exhibition in Malaysia.

It is said that Nugroho's portraits of women, are a celebration of their beauty and are almost always seductive in nature.

Detail is concentrated in the eyes and lips - this is said to be key in capturing the passive, yearning expressions of the subject.

The exhibition features 17 oil canvas works which measure from 150cm by 120cm to 170cm by 140cm.

Prints up for grabs

20 Oct 2018 to 03 Nov 2018

Go Block is a group exhibition featuring Faizal Suhif, Juhari Said, Samsudin Wahab and Shahrul Jamili.

The exhibition's concept is said to introduce and innovative take on printmaking and its processes.

The opening reception will be on Oct 20 at 8pm.

A lucky draw will be held before the reception at 5.30pm. The first 100 guests will be given a chance to win one of eight prints from the artists.

Following the lucky draw, the four artists will speak about their works. The talk is at 6pm and will be moderated by G13 director Kenny Teng.