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Arts Art Exhibitions And A Concert To Check Out In August 2020

Art Exhibitions And A Concert To Check Out In August 2020

A photograph from the 1960s. Photo: Ilham
A photograph from the 1960s (Photo: Ilham Gallery)
By Iskandar Ameen
August 07, 2020
Be inspired by a delicious mix of abstract art, retrospective photographs, and an evocative group of international female artists

She Who Is Watching

Katia Kameli, Untitled (2011). Photo: Wei-Ling Gallery
Katia Kameli, Untitled (2011) (Photo: Wei-Ling Gallery)

NOW UNTIL AUGUST 30, 2020

Wei Ling Contemporary has brought together six female artists from around the globe for this exhibition that explores the various facets of life through female and artistic lenses. The pieces range from videos to installations, and address the stereotypes that often come with being a woman.

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Ready But Postponed Or Cancelled

Leslie de Chaves, The First de la Cruzes, 2020. Photo: A+ Works of Art
Leslie de Chaves, The First de la Cruzes, 2020 (Photo: A+ Works of Art)

AUGUST 8 UNTIL SEPTEMBER 5, 2020

A+ Works of Art presents this group exhibition featuring works by Chong Kim Chew, Hà Ninh Pham, Noor Mahnun Mohamed, Leslie de Chavez, Pangrok Sulap and Yim Yen Sum. The collaboration with Arario Gallery and The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre provides a platform for artists whose exhibitions were either cancelled or postponed due to Covid-19.

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See also: These Malaysian Artists Are Still Making Art During The MCO

Transcendence

Photo: ZHAN Art
Photo: ZHAN Art

NOW UNTIL SEPTEMBER 27, 2020

To be held at ZHAN Art | Space in Jaya One, Peisy Ting's first solo show expresses human emotions through abstract forms, utilising bold colours and composition. The exhibition explores "the boundaries of introspection, reflection, and emotion in its purest abstraction", inviting viewers to transcend their subconscious and connect with the pieces on a deeper level. An accompanying panel discussion on Malaysian contemporary art on Aug 15 will also serve as an introduction to the exhibition.

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Bayangnya Itu Timbul Tenggelam — Photographic Cultures In Malaysia

A photograph from the 1960s. Photo: Ilham
A photograph from the 1960s (Photo: Ilham Gallery)

NOW UNTIL DECEMBER 31, 2020

Since the father of Malay literature Munshi Abdullah saw his first daguerreotype in 1841, the rapid development of photography has nurtured various cultures in Malaysia. This exhibition at Ilham Gallery explores the various facets and meaning people have attached to photography via more than 1,400 photographs and artefacts dating back to the 1920s.

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Young KL Singers' Live On Stage!

Photo: KLPac
Photo: KLPac

AUGUST 27 UNTIL AUGUST 30, 2020

Part of KLPac's Cabaret Series, the award-winning Young KL Singers who are known for their show-stopping ensemble performances, now puts the spotlight on their solo singers. Sit back and enjoy a medley of popular tunes from Disney favourites, musicals and others, accompanied with an acoustic set.

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See also: Best Places In The Klang Valley For Kids Who Love The Arts

 

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