By: Rizuan Zaini
Rizuwan Zaini, “The Need for Space, Colour and Light”, Published by New Straits Times (Streets), 11 Aug 2009, page 6-7 (PDF)
Mia is participating in the "Neo-Abstraction : Space, Color and Light" exhibition which as the title suggests, explores the themes of colour, space and light.
The exhibition is held at Wisma Kebudayaan Soka Gakkai Malaysia daily until Sunday, from 11 am to 6 pm.
Mia is one of a four guest artists in the exhibition, a joint effort between Satu, an art collective group, and Soka Gakkai Malaysia.
The three other guest artists are Sukor Romat, Safwan Ahmad and Isnian Ibrahim. They join Satu members-Elias Yamani Ismail and Faizal Sidik - in wowing visitors with their interpretations of the three themes.
Visitors will find in hard to miss Elias "Lingkaran Kembar" a huge assemblage of cotton cloth with two rolled up shapes a both ends.
"Self Isolate", a series of wood sculptures installations by Safwan, and Faizal's big "Broken Heart" are also displayed.
The exhibition was launched by National Art Gallery Malaysia director general, Dr Mohammad Najib Ahmad Dawa, early this month.
On Saturday, there will be a multi-lingual poetry-reading session facilitated by Datuk Profesor Dr Ghulam Sarwar Yousof.
Guided tours of the exhibition are available on Saturday and Sunday for groupsof 20 and more.
|Rizuwan Zaini, “The Need for Space, Colour and Light”, Published by New Straits Times (Streets), 11 Aug 2009, page 6-7 (PDF) - Curated by Faizal Sidik|