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Morning of the neo-Dalangs

Interview with Fahmi Fadzil and Azmyl Yunor Wayang, our stories told through light and shadow, given a contemporary spin.

Kisah Kumpulan Jendela

Published on 3 December, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Jika Matahati merupakan kumpulan pelukis yang paling terkenal di Malaysia, maka Jendela merupakan kumpulan pelukis yang cukup terkenal di Indonesia.

Talking Tattoos: Part III

Published on 16 November, 2009 by | 2 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , , , ,

Interview with Eddie David of Borneo Ink: Tattooing, taboos, repression, Dayak culture and the real story on the recently canceled Malaysian Tattoo Convention.

Talking Tattoos: Part II

Published on 4 November, 2009 by | 4 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , ,

Interview with freelance tattoo artist Aaron Crispin: ‘Tattooing is not a crime!’ No. 2 in a series of conversations we’ve been having with tattoo artists around KK and KL.

Talking Tattoos: Part I

Published on 2 November, 2009 by | 9 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , ,

Interview with Kota Kinabalu-based tattoo artist Bobby James: ‘Cheap tattoos are not good. Good tattoos are not cheap!’

First in a series of conversations we’ve been having with tattooists around KK and KL. They’re some of the most laid-back, no-nonsense and positive artists we’ve ever met.

Penunu bunsen & Tabung Uji, baybeh!

Published on 23 October, 2009 by | 1 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Art as laboratory: SiCKL is Studio in Cheras KL, an experimental art space run by a group of multi-disciplinary artists.

I speak to SiCKL co-founder Kok Siew Wai about experimenting, playing and uncertainty – things I wish I saw more of in art, Malaysian or otherwise!

Swinging Wildly In All Sorts of Directions

Published on 15 October, 2009 by | 3 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , , ,

Interview with Bilqis Hijjas: Who else should we approach for a more qualified primer on the state of contemporary dance in Malaysia?

A Piece of Tenggiri

Interview with Ng Sek San: Increasingly, art collectors in Malaysia are opening their doors to researchers and art enthusiasts. Sharing is after all, caring.

An Art Fair for Everyone

Published on 28 September, 2009 by | 3 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , ,

Interview with Sim Pojinn: We sat down with the youthful and energetic face of Art Expo Malaysia.

Introducing our intern

Published on 18 September, 2009 by | 3 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: ,

Say hello to Patricia Lajumin, ARTERI’s intern for the next 4 months. We’re bemused that people want to intern with us, but are grateful for the extra pair of hands and set of brains.

Found in KL: Playin’ With Da Peepz

Published on 11 September, 2009 by | 9 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Pendatang halal chi too wants to play anak ayam, kejar-kejar, konda kondi with the people over at Dataran Merdeka at the end of each month.

Scandinavian Sambal: UNCUT09

Published on 24 August, 2009 by | 2 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , , , , ,

by Sharon Chin

Interview with Amir Zainorin and Nur Hanim Khairuddin on UNCUT09: the first ever Malaysian Arts Festival in Denmark. Featuring workshops, dance performances, forums, screenings and an art exhibition (with paintings by National Laureate A. Samad Said @ Pak Samad!)

Adulating Malaysian Art

Published on 3 August, 2009 by | 10 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , , , ,


Interview with Farouk & Aliya Khan: Two of the most prolific collectors of contemporary Malaysian art today, the Khans are nothing if not opinionated and forthright. Our conversation reveals the passion and love for Malaysian art that underpins their forceful observations.

Dari Kerana Mata

Published on 14 July, 2009 by | 6 | Filed under: Profiles | Tags: , ,

oleh Faisal Mustaffa

Borak-borak Dengan Artis Dikala Jingga: Memandangkan aku sudah beberapa kali menulis dan memberi paparan kepada Ali @ Nurazmal Yussof, aku cuba mendekati Zul (atau nama sebenarnya Zulkiflee Zainul Abidin) dan Suddin Lappo. Mereka ini kesemuanya hasil lulusan seni halus dari Institut Teknologi MARA dan bergabung selepas habis era pembelajaran.

Podcast: Bernard Chauly on Muzium Lampu

Published on 23 May, 2009 by | 1 | Filed under: Highlights, Profiles | Tags: , , , ,

By Nazim Esa

Bernard Chauly’s cross-cultural approach to his artistic discourse spans across theater, film, television and now, the visual arts; in this podcast interview, he talks about love, his work in the recent Light Show 2009 exhibition, and cooking!

Now with nifty photographic visuals!

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