Music and visual art come together in this one-night-only art performance. It features the works of visual artists Choo Ai Xin and Choo Yan Xin with performances on the saxophone by Chung Ping Wei and Yong Yandsen.
“Imaging Music” is a monthly series of live improvisation between visual artists and musicians hosted by RAW Art Space. The art space brings together the two for a collaboration on live improvisation through the two different artist’s mediums.
In this solo exhibition, artist Agnes Lau explores how humans interpret endless repetition. With art pieces showcasing repeating lines, dots, and patterns, the audience will be forced to experience their own creation of time and space.
Artist Ray Langenbach will transform the Piyadasa Gallery into his own performance space, spanning a variety of art mediums. The three-week exhibition will encompass a changing display of films, diagrams, maps, and interviews with former political prisoners about the experience of incarceration, and conversations between the artist and public in the gallery. Langenbach himself will perform in the gallery from 3rd to 19th April 2019 and give a lecture-performance on the 19th of April. The entire exhibition will focus on the act of incarceration, specifically on the US prison system that extends beyond its country borders and around the world.
“Saring” means to filter in the Malay language, and it is the theme for Hamidi Hadi’s solo exhibition this month. He uses the filter in several ways for this series — first, by filtering out paper pulp with mesh wire to create the resulting paper medium used. Next, with his abstract paintings using “filter” as a metaphor of letting go, whether of the past, or of all other matters that no longer serve him well.
Local new media artist Nawwar Shukriah Ali (also known as Bono Stellar) will hold her first solo exhibition at newly-opened art gallery ZHAN. Her exhibition titled Eudaimonia comes from the Greek word meaning “well-being” or “flourishing”. Here, she focuses on bright colours and light-reflective materials. Fans of Bono Stellar will be familiar with her usage of colourful acrylic sheets and geometric shapes, which she hopes to be able to evoke and provoke thoughtfulness.
Renowned Indonesian artist Bob Yudhita Agung holds his first ever solo exhibition in Malaysia at the newly reopened Vallette Gallery. “Sick” comprises nine large-scale works ranging from 2009 to 2018 showcasing emotions of elation, sadness, and volatility. The vivid paintings explore themes encompassing religion, political, personal and social issues — they give off an aura of a formidable awareness of motility and revelations.