Weekend for the arts: discover UM's art treasures, talking Malaysian horror

Weekend break for the arts: uncover ‘s art prizes, chatting Malaysian scary


Place: Gallery of Asian Art, Universiti Malaya, KL

Day: ends Jan 31

The Warisan event, which has actually currently been prolonged up until Jan 31, is a huge reward for society enthusiasts and also art chroniclers.

It includes an option of rarely-seen art work from the Universiti Malaya () collection (1955-1978).

An overall of 40 jobs, consisting of British colonial-era illustrations and also landscapes, are currently on program at Gallery of Asian Art.

has greater than 600 art work and also this event unites items from Malaysia, Singapore, India, China and also Indonesia.

Paints from Ibrahim Hussein, Syed Ahmad Jamal, Chia Yu Chian, Chen Wen Hsi, MF Husain, and also Lai Foong Moi are simply several of the highlights. Ibrahim’s white-out abstract Suci Mulia Cinta Bahagia (1975) is a minimal joy, while 4 jobs from MF Husain, an epic painter from India, use a look of ‘s very early collection in the 1950s.

Syed’s Khat Kufi Persegi Surah Al-Ikhlas calligraphic fabric collection is additionally not to be missed out on.

Weekdays (9am-5pm). The event will certainly be open this Saturday. Shut on Sunday and also public vacations.

Free admission.

Extra information right here.

A site visitor discovering much more concerning a display at the ‘Ikat: Theme Kita’ interactive audio-visual setup in KL. Picture: Handout

IKAT: THEME KITA (Immersive Understanding and also Fabric)

Place: High Road Studios, Jalan Tun HS Lee, KL

Day: ends Jan 23, 10am-6pm

This weekend break sees (Jan 14 and also 15) sees an activity-filled program (talk sessions, Telepuk craft trial, and also a capsule style path) at the Ikat: Theme Kita interactive audio-visual setup.

The (cost-free admission) event showcases typical and also modern Malaysian fabric themes and also their social importance.

This cooperation in between typical fabric craftsmens and also brand-new media musicians supplies a fresh analysis of a collection of Malay themes, motivated by plants and also animals, that are deeply embedded in regional area life with cooking, medical, and also creative practises.

At the Interactive Space, site visitors can discover the beginnings and also tales behind the themes with interactive visuals gone along with by pantun (Malay verse). The setup catches the significance of Malay society, and also highlights the vital function that themes play in standing for the identification of Malaysia. In the Fabric Space, site visitors can check out a selection of handmade contemporary and also typical fabrics, with the application of themes on various products, in addition to discover the procedure and also behind the curtain of fabric art such as batik block printing.

Extra information right here.

A view of the 'Bakul' exhibition at The Godown in KL. Photo: Handout A sight of the ‘Bakul’ event at The Godown in KL. Picture: Handout


Place: The Godown, KL

Day: ends Feb 23

The Godown arts area is holding the Bakul event, which includes a collection of typical Sabah baskets from Sabahan writer and also collection agency Jennifer P. Linggi.

This weekend break, the event will certainly additionally be including a collection of talks and also a craft workshop.

Concern On Their Backs: The Continuing Circumstances Of The Orang Asli (Jan 14, 4pm) will certainly see Dr Colin Nicholas (founder-coordinator of the Centre for Orang Asli Issues ) reviewing his deal with the Orang Asli area, and also the function of crafts in their lives. Reita Rahim, founder-coordinator of Gerai OA, will certainly share exactly how the NGO finds aboriginal basketry in Basket Instance: The Art Of Searching, Recording As Well As Revitalizing Orang Asal Basketry (Jan 15, 4pm).

On Jan 14 and also 15, Roslan and also Mac Panis, 2 Temiar bros (from Kuala Betis, Gua Musang in Kelantan) will certainly run a collection of workshops (1pm-4pm, RM90 cost). They will certainly be instructing site visitors to weave “chenos”, which are rattan support rings as soon as utilized on bamboo blowpipes.

At the Bakul event, you can find out more concerning Tadang, Reng, Takiding, Wakid, Barait, Saiyon and also various other daily baskets, which are utilized for residential task, farming, searching, event and also ceremonial practises. A choice of pictures and also things gathered from an expedition to Kampung Bakuku in Sabah are additionally on screen as component of the event.

This is a no-shoes event at The Godown. Opens everyday noon-6pm (Monday-Thursday) and also noon-7pm (Friday-Sunday). Admission is cost-free, with enrollment needed.

Extra information right here.

Tunku Halim, who has a new horror book 'My Lovely Skull And Other Skeletons', will appear alongside Amir Muhammad at Lit Books to talk about the spook book culture. Photo: The Star/FilepicTunku Halim, that has a brand-new scary publication ‘My Beautiful Head As Well As Various Other Skeletal systems’, will certainly show up along with Amir Muhammad at Lit Books to discuss the scare publication society. Picture: The Star/Filepic


Place: Lit Books, Petaling Jaya

Day: Jan 14, 8pm

Indie bookshop Lit Books will certainly be holding a ghoul-inspired in-store occasion this Saturday called “Scary, They Created”, including writer Tunku Halim and also Fixi founder/publisher Amir Muhammad.

Fong Minutes Hun, Lit Books founder, will certainly be having a discussion with Tunku Halim concerning his most current collection of scary narratives, My Beautiful Head As Well As Various Other Skeletal Systems, and also Amir concerning The Huge Publication Of Malaysian Scary Stories.

Tunku Halim’s most current publication launched by Penguin Random Residence SEA, consists of a varied mix of shock evening tales, mental scary and also dark humour. It is additionally his 20th publication, noting a remarkable profession turning point, where the scary style has actually played a significant function. The Huge Publication Of Malaysian Scary Stories takes visitors from fears that are mythical and also historic to modern and also technical. It supplies 30 brand-new narratives by 29 authors as well as additionally 30 images by illustrator Chin Yew.

There are minimal seats readily available, so publication your location quickly. Tickets are RM10, and also guests will certainly get a RM10 coupon for usage on occasion day.

Extra information right here.

Mark Tan's 'Urban Form (ex)' (etching on paper, 2014). Photo: The Back RoomMark Tan’s ‘Urban Type (ex lover)’ (engraving theoretically, 2014). Picture: The Back Space


Place: The Back Space, Zhongshan structure, KL

Day: ends Jan 29

In the middle of all the meaningless colour and also joyful dash available, right here’s a style-centric event to reveal you where to fix a limit, essentially.

For The Back Space’s initial program of the year, the gallery exists Grids As Well As Lines (A New Refutation Of), a team event including picked jobs from 5 Malaysian musicians – Chong Yi Lin, Jerome Kugan, Liew Kwai Fei, Liew Sze Lin, and also Mark Tan – that have fun with grids and also lines, particularly upon located items.

In so doing, their jobs broaden our understanding on the concepts of enforced order, providing tips of exactly how order can be utilized as a structure for play. The program additionally acts as a respite in between back-to-back solo exhibits at the gallery.

Free admission. Open up: Wednesdays to Sundays from twelve noon to 6pm.

Extra information right here.


Place: Istana Budaya, KL

Day: ends Jan 15

It’s the last require The Noise Of Songs, among the globe’s favorite musicals, as it end up its KL run this weekend break.

This initial manufacturing informs the uplifting real tale of Maria, the fun-loving governess that altered the lives of the widowed Captain von Trapp and also his 7 youngsters by reintroducing them to songs, and also finishing the family members’s trip throughout the Austrian hills as stress climb before the break out of WWII.

Generated by Broadway International Team and also offered by Base Enjoyment Asia, The Noise Of Songs worldwide scenic tour is guided by three-time Tony Award-winner and also Broadway expert Jack O’Brien, choreographed by Danny Mefford, includes songs guidance by Andy Einhorn as well as additionally consists of an all-Broadway innovative, style and also manufacturing group.

In KL, the musical additionally includes 17 skilled regional youngsters for the functions of the von Trapp youngsters to share the phase along with amazing Broadway cast participants – Jill Christine Wiley (Maria), Trevor Martin (Captain Von Trapp), and also Lauren Kidwell (Mom Abbess).

Extra information right here.

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