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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.

SEOUL! SEOUL! for 48 Hours

Published on 3 September, 2009 by | 2 | Filed under: News | Tags: , ,


Calling all creatives: The 48 Hour Inclusive Design Challenge returns this October to the stunning and thrilling city of Seoul, Korea. The British Council are scouting for 2 young, talented and passionate designers to participate in this year’s challenge taking place 12 – 14 Oct 2009.

D.I.Y – Doof it yourself – contest

Published on 19 August, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , ,


I wouldn’t call a Doof a beanbag, it might get mad at me. Say instead: the plushest, loveliest thing your body will come into contact with (except maybe another body). Here’s a chance to take one home for FREE with the GET DOOF QUICK SCHEME #2. Read on!

On Design Circus Conversations #2

Published on 9 June, 2009 by | 3 | Filed under: Essays | Tags: , , , ,

by Norman Teh

The theme for Designcircus Conversations 2 was ‘Being a contemporary designer in today’s modern world and design education’, in a time of economical recession are we creating the designers we need for today? We had invited four panellists ranging from educators and industrial practitioners to shed light on this matter.

labDNA’s Box of Ideas

Published on 25 May, 2009 by | 1 | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , ,


Announcement: The Box of Ideas is packaged and priced as a cigarette box. But instead of 20 nicotine fixes, you get 100 ideas from artists, activists and other agent provocateurs. It will be promoted via luscious cigarette girls+boys embedded in social events throughout Kuala Lumpur from 27 June 2009.

Submit your ideas!

Awesome: Braid

Published on 25 May, 2009 by | 6 | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , , , , ,

by Zedeck Siew

In the spirit of sharing:

If you are an observer in any capacity of the videogame industry, 2008’s Braid was hailed as a significant milestone for the games-are-art argument. It’s easy to see why: painterly visuals and ingenious, spare gameplay mechanics — which tie into the game’s primary meditation: time, or our longing to reverse past wrongs.

The Light Show opening night: with Photo Gallery

Published on 24 April, 2009 by | 14 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , ,

by Sharon Chin

Of all the openings I’ve been to (including my own), the one for The Light Show at Annexe Gallery last Thursday stands out as truly memorable. It was was the first time I’d seen so many people at an exhibition opening, ever. The energy in the air was palpable. It seemed like all the worlds of KL’s design, art, architecture and performance communities had converged in one place. It was awesome.

Pecha Kucha Vol. 6: Photo Gallery

Published on 8 April, 2009 by | 1 | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , ,


20 slides x 20 seconds. Photos from Pecha Kucha Vol.6 at Urbanattic, Capsquare.

Bursting out: Pecha Kucha Vol. 6

Published on 5 April, 2009 by | 18 | Filed under: Gallery, News | Tags: , ,

by Sharon Chin

Pecha Kucha Night Vol. 6 last Tuesday (31 Mar 09) was great. The fun vibe and enthusiastic crowd were especially welcome coming straight from the relative sombreness of Galeri Petronas’ Art Appreciation Series. Of course, the two events are not to be compared, since Pecha Kucha was held at cute new hotspot Urbanattic, and featured two words so dear to people’s hearts: free beer.

Battle K.O. Indieguerillas

Published on 27 March, 2009 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , ,

by Simon Soon

Indieguerillas consists of Miko and Santi, a dynamic husband and wife tag team, who operate the label as a design firm/consultancy as well as an artistic collaboration. It’s not entirely true, though, to consider what they do as purely collaborative because an element of combat is central to their creative process, reflecting a practice that pays homages to two different cultural streams – one that is as contemporary as street art and as old as the wayang.

Spurious Growth

Published on 26 March, 2009 by | 6 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , ,

by Simon Soon

Once in awhile, it’s nice and healthy to be reminded how insipidly and painfully middle class KL is. That’s one big reason to travel.

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