Our managing director, Nazli Aziz has been appointed as the Local Advisor for the Prudential Malaysian Eye exhibition. This exhibition has showcased the works of over 20 local artists, a seminal art reference book featuring 75 local artists and a series of programmes around creative education. It doesn’t stop there, though. As an extension of the Global Eye Programme, selected works from this exhibition will then form part of an art collaboration called Start Art Fair at Saatchi Gallery in London, from June 26- 29. Galeri Chandan has recently won the “Most Promising Asian Gallery” award at The Prudential Eye Awards, a series of awards for contemporary Asian art.
YAB Dato’ Paduka Mukhriz bin Tun Dr. Mahathir Visit to Galeri Chandan
On the 11th of February we were delighted to receive the presence of YAB Dato Seri Mukhriz Tun Mahathir, Chief Minister of Kedah, at Galeri Chandan for a private viewing of some khat and islamic artwork. Artist Megat Zharif Megat Nawawi ‘s piece ” Semangat Iman” was chosen to be placed at His Honorable’s new office in Kedah.
Galeri Chandan Received the Most Promising Asean Gallery Award by START
Galeri Chandan in Kuala Lumpur, was recognised with the START Most Promising Asian Gallery award for its pioneering work. From its unique multi-disciplinary art gallery and project space which, since its establishment six years ago, has showcased the work of over 100 artists. Aside from programming ambitious exhibitions and offering project space for artists, the gallery has also pioneered a number of notable industry ‘ecosystem’ projects which include the biannual Malaysian Emerging Artist Award and The Kembara Jiwa Project, which introduces Malaysian contemporary art to the world.
Galeri Chandan has set up its own art residency program for South East Asian artists based in Indonesia and a creative consulting arm, Artistic Minds, which specialises in curated built environments. Galerie Chandan is an alternative art space far from conventional and through its disciplined curatorial approach and its pursuit to discover new artists and present cutting-edge work, it has helped raise awareness of Malaysian art internationally.Read more