Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

The Indepedence Project at Galeri Petronas

I’ve been to Galeri Petronas several times now and I really like it. It is many times better than the disappointing Muzium Negara. The current exhibition at the gallery is especially not something to be missed. Really. The Independence Project, as the exhibition is known as, explores how a number of artists from Malaysia and Australia define the idea of independence.
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Muzium Negara is unimpressive

Muzium Negara sucks.

End Of Message.

Little fish, befriend me!

This is a painting I did. It is a scene at Taman Tasik Perdana, at 8:30am last weekend.

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777X: Asia’s First Digital Art Gallery is in Kuala Lumpur

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As part of the KL Festival friends at galleriiizu will create history with the launching of Asia’s first digital arts gallery and also Malaysia’s first digital arts award!

The significance of 777X:

1. 07.07.07 marks the launching day of Galleriiizu’s new Digital Art Gallery at Central Market Annexe.This is the first 100% dedicated Digital Art Gallery in Asia.
2. 07.07.07 is also celebrating the launch of 7 Bintang Digital Art Award. The first of its kind in Malaysia.
3. 777is the date to commemorate the birth of a new era.

The New Digital Genre Revolution!

So do come, be a part of history and join in for the party after!
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Percussion + Drums @ Bau Bau Cafe

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Hisham smoking a ciggie at his cafe.

Tonite 9PM (SAT – Jun 23, 2007) BAU BAU CAFE, Mezzanine Floor, Central Market Annexe, Jalan Hang Kasturi, 50050 Kuala Lumpur.

Prominent political activist, writer, filmmaker Hishamuddin Rais’ has a newish cafe in the revamped artsy fartsy Central Market Annexe. Tonite, there will be some music. A hip hangout with some good music and soothing teh serai. :)

For a review in The Star, go here.

Stand Up Comedy

Edgy Malay Comedy. That was what was promised by a friend at the Open Mike night in Bojangles last night.

Bojangles, one of the rare few pubs across Kuala Lumpur, actually has an open mike night for amateurs to peddle their music or jokes or whatever. It was a combination of music, jokes and whatever that was centrestage and under the stage lights.
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Where are the sculptures in KL?

I feel that there aren’t enough sculptures in Kuala Lumpur. So few there are that I think I could count them. I am in the opinion that even the little cozy town called Ann Arbor has more sculptures than Kuala Lumpur, including the Klang Valley. That is sad.

The most well known of all sculptures in Kuala Lumpur, probably in the whole country, is the Tugu Negara, a monument dedicated to those that fell for the country.

Some rights reserved. By Mohd Hafiz Noor Sham

The monument was blown apart by the communists in 1975. Fortunately for many of us, it was restored to its original state and now, it is still standing proudly on top of a hill.
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