Travelogue

Event or Performance

Art Expo Malaysia 2013 – Sculpture

Art Expo Malaysia is held at MATRADE Exhibition & Convention Centre again, from 19 to 22 September 2013.

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You will be greeted by few booths showcasing sculptures and statues near the entrance. My favourite is the Spain both. The incredible series is by Jesus Curia (also showcased in Art Expo Malaysia 2012).

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I regretted not allocating more time so that I can find better angle or can wait for the crowd to pass. To illustrate this point, here is one artwork by Curia.

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Below is the same sculpture viewed from different angle.

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Art Expo Malaysia–Fantasy

Paintings about fantasy or fictitious subjects are often wildly creative.

西藏圣灵之舞 - 李鼎成

We have a brief chat with Mr Omar Ramos (a.k.a. Whooop, from Philippines). He drew this piece of artwork during his visit in Malaysia. You can see the KL Tower on the right, 3 major races soaring in the sky, with the moon + star (core symbol of Malaysian national flag).

Between supposed lovers, between supposed brothers by Whooop

If you like to meet Whooop in person, he will be drawing at Publika next weekend (28 September 2013).

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I read more comic books than text books during my childhood. I am hooked to the beautiful illustration and the wild storyline that broke all the laws of physics.

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Art Expo Malaysia 2013–Portrait and Human Subject

Human subject is always intriguing subject.

The One Who is Looking at Me by Agung Manguputra

The more interesting aspect is how the creativity of the artist position the human subject with other object or scenario.

I'm not a cockroach by Antoe Boedino

From cockroach to gold fish.

Facial series No.6 by Chen Yun 面孔系列之六 (陈芸)

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Art Expo Malaysia 2013

This is last part of my posting for Art Expo Malaysia 2013.

Coexistenance by Lee Kyung-Lim

This mix-media art by Mr Lee Kyung-Lim (Korea). Viewing from far, I thought it was made  from porcelain (similar to the tile art of the middle east). I was wrong. A closer look revealed that it was made from paper and cupboard.

Indahnya Pusaran by Nyoman Sujana Kenyem

Every piece of art is like a peeping into the artist’s mind, or learning the message conveyed by the artist.

Little Girl and A Tiger In the Water by Ali Nurazamal Yusoff

Some are good to look at without too much thinking.

Shower of Nature by Abd. Rasid Yusof

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Colours of Malaysia 2013 (Citrawarna 缤纷的马来西亚)

6,700 performers and participants took part in 2013 edition of “Colours of Malaysia”.

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This is an annual event on its 15th instalment since 1999.

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News media published 100,000 visitors, but it looked like 10,000+ because the dancers seemed to out numbered the audiences.

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The moments (2012 travelogue review part 3)

Here were some of the excited moments in 2012 where I was lucky to be presence.

Ta Prohm

Angkor complex, Borobudur and Prambanan and many other ancient sites are worth visiting.

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Navarathiri Arts Festival 2012 (KLNAF)

Navarathiri Festival is a 9 days celebration dedicated to the worship of Goddess Shakti.

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Special credit to the Malay dancer above who did a splendid performance of the Indian dance.

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Many online resources would have elaborate description of this festival (a.k.a Navatri). Central Market is promoting the cultural dance in collaboration with Asthana Arts Kuala Lumpur, and 10 Indian  classical dancing schools.

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