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Body Reports 2, Myanmar

Published on 7 September, 2010 by | 2 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , , ,

Poetry. Performance. Performing with poetic voice. Poeticizing a performance installation. All this was happening at Lokonat Gallery in Yangon, 13 – 15 Aug 2010.

Doing It Together-gether

Published on 6 August, 2010 by | Comments closed | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , ,

What are you doing this weekend? Head up to Melaka for Sama-sama Arts Festival! I talk to the organizers about bringing this baby to life on a budget of zero cash, maximum love.

It Takes A Village

Published on 27 July, 2010 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , , , , ,

At Urbanscapes 2010, more than 250 people carried a house from Jln. Ipoh to the KLPac. An exclusive behind-the-scenes view of what it took to get things moving.

Urbanscapes 2010: House Moving

Published on 1 July, 2010 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , , , , , ,

If you weren’t able to get up early enough last Saturday morning to angkat rumah, here are some pictures, videos and links of the event!

Follow the Sound, don’t let it escape

Published on 26 January, 2010 by | Comments closed | Filed under: News, Profiles | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Listen! SiCKL Open Lab is back. SiCKL’s Kok Siew Wai reminds us why experimentation and openness will massage your spirit and your eardrums.

Bangkok: The Agony and the Ecstasy

Published on 13 January, 2010 by | Comments closed | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , ,

By Eva McGovern

Thai artist Maitree Siriboon’s exhibition Isarn Boy Soi 4 at Whitespace Gallery. An intoxicating total installation or better yet a self reflective temple/bordello/nightclub for the artist to pause on issues of culture and gender identity

Flower Power

Published on 11 January, 2010 by | 9 | Filed under: News | Tags: , , , , , ,

photo gallery by participants

The eighth church attacked as we write. To neutralise this atmosphere of mistrust and hate, the young people of Kuala Lumpur decided to stage a rally tomorrow by distributing flowers to the public at a busy intersection in town, noon last Saturday.

Interpreters of Dreams

Published on 5 January, 2010 by | 2 | Filed under: Essays, Gallery | Tags: , , , ,

Thoughts on 2nd Beyond Pressure Performance Art Festival: “The point… is that dreams never come true”.

Morning of the neo-Dalangs

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

MAP: Melaka Art and Performance Festival 27-29 Nov


We only recently heard about the Melaka Art and Performance Festival happening this weekend 27-29 November. There is an international line up of 23 performers, a film programme, interactive art installations and workshops. So bursting with excitement we wanted to share the love with you all!

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!

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.

Walking against the ISA: two videos

Published on 14 August, 2009 by | 12 | Filed under: Gallery | Tags: , , , ,

by Sharon Chin

On 1 Aug 2009, I joined 20,000 other Malaysians in a peaceful protest march against the Internal Security Act, a law that allows for detention without trial for indefinite periods of time. Here are two videos documenting the day.

Project In Focus: Birdprayers by Sara Nuytemans and Arya Pandjalu

Published on 10 August, 2009 by | 6 | Filed under: Reviews | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

By Eva McGovern

Birdprayers is an ongoing multi site, multidisciplinary project that combines performance, exhibitions and talks by artists Sara Nuytmans (The Netherlands) and Arya Pandjalu (Indonesia).

Intersection Vietnam: New Works from North & South

By Kelvin Chuah

Exhibition Review: When was the last time contemporary Vietnamese Art was featured in its entirety in Kuala Lumpur? I must confess that I am no expert in Vietnamese contemporary art. In a way, I was looking forward to what this exhibition had to offer, in terms of contemporary practice. Man, was I blown away.

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