Exhibitions with a French touch, needlework expressionism, and visual poetry take centre stage with these Malaysian artists you should definitely show support for.
Brave New World
In conjunction with the Le French Festival, contemporary French artist ARGADOL’s Pop Art collection serves to blow up the social scene with approaches to classic works with his touch of street art. With an eclectic blend of colours, techniques and mediums, ARGADOL encourages his audience to engage and discuss how we take in and make sense of the challenges of today.
Dates: 11 April – 11 May
Hours: 9am – 6pm
Address: Alliance Française de Kuala Lumpur, 15 Lorong Gurney, Off Jalan Semarak, 54100 Kuala Lumpur
Website: Brave New World
Woman and proud as HELL
Dedicated to the #MeToo era of art and activism, three French artists have combined creative forces to present this collection of artworks highlighting women empowerment and gender equality. From two dimensional paintings to sculptures and figures, this curation is hoped to spark the realisation on the importance of women’s statuses in today’s society. This exhibition is also in conjunction with Le French Festival.
Dates: Whole month of May
Hours: 10am – 8pm
Address: Gallery des Artistes, Tropicana Golf and Country Resort, TR 3/1, Villa Shalimar, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia
Website: Proud as HELL
Featuring all new talents from the many academicians of the Faculty of Art and Design (FSSR) from local Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM), Ilham Gallery is proud to host 140 artworks of all mediums, themes, and expressions through many forms of disciplines. From graphic design, industrial design, metalwork, textile, and digital printing techniques, there’s something for everyone!
Dates: 15 April – 25 May
Hours: 10am – 6pm
Address: Galeri Prima, Balai Berita, 31 Jalan Riong, Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Website: Galeri Prima
Fendi Zakri: Moonlight Fragment
Celebrating 10 steady years of creating art as a full-time artist, Fendi Zakri presents Moonlight Fragment, a journey of self-discovery by sun and moon light, and the poetry they inspire. His take on presenting nature in a minimalistic notion shows us how much and how little we understand Mother Earth, yet also reminding us that we are a part of Her beautiful landscape.
Dates: 25 April – 24 May
Hours: 10am – 6pm
Address: TAKSU Kuala Lumpur, 17 Jalan Pawang, Dato’ Keramat 54000 Kuala Lumpur