Congratulations To All MEAA Winners Showcase 2014
On the 23rd of December 2014, White Box at MAPS Publika became a celebration for art enthusiasts alike when they congregate to witness the much-awaited MEAA Winners Showcase 2014. The five young and talented winners, Cheong Tuck Wai, Hilal Mazlan, Ong Xing Ru, Sabihis Md Pandi and Shafiq Nordin has succeeded in achieving our main goal to recognize the country’s top emerging talents and to give them the opportunity to break into the local and international art scenes.
Goodbye 2014, Hello 2015 !
Now that 2014 is nearly over, we’re looking back at all the exciting things that happened at the gallery this year. Of course, we must mention first the international showcase of Galeri Chandan at the renowned Saatchi Gallery in London in June. With a strong opening reception and receptive international audience, we know this is a promising addition for Galeri Chandan’s future.
Open Call: Submissions For Nafas Residensi 2015 Program
NAFAS Residensi offers an art residency program that is designed to provide artists with the opportunity to focus on their practice and observation. This is set in an environment that encourages dialogue and exchange of ideas within the thriving artistic community of Yogyakarta. Residencies are offered by invitation or through a call for applications. Priority is given to applications that reflect interests and engagement with South East Asia and the region at large.Read more
Art Talk by Mamoru Abe
The opening night was held on Friday, the 10th of October 2014 at our gallery in Publika Shopping Gallery with the attendance of many art students from various local universities and art colleges. Support from friends of Galeri Chandan, collectors,fellow artists and family gave more hype to an educational and eventful evening.
An art talk was held by Mr.Abe and moderated by local artist En.Juhari Said, where Mr.Abe shared his experiences on his discovery while in residency at Akaldilulu. He also explained in detail of the different techniques in his installations and drawings and was more then happy to answer questions from the audience.Read more
Occurrence Opening Reception
Galeri Chandan in collaboration with artist in residency Akaldiulu, based in Hulu Langat, Selangor has showcased an exhibition by a talented artist from Tokyo, Japan, a renowned sculptor, Mr Mamoru Abe.
Mamoru Abe has an international reputation, with pieces of his sculptures installed in Japan, London,Chicago, Beijing and Germany to name a few, and has been appraised and received positively by the world community in particular and art-viewing public in general. Mr Abe was also part of Galeri Chandan’s Kembara Jiwa Fukuoka 2013- Expanded Passion : Contemporary Art from Malaysia, held last year at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum,Fukuoka , Japan.