HOMECOMING 2014

Venue: Galeri Chandan @ Publika

Duration: 15th Jan – 10th Feb 2014

Previous Venues:

Galeri Chandan
Kuala Lumpur
3 Jul – 22 Jul 2013

Fukuoka Art Museum
Fukuoka, Japan
3 Oct – 8 Oct 2013

 

Suhaidi Razi. The Majestic. Acrylic on canvas. 152.5cm x 213.5cm. 2013

Suhaidi Razi. The Majestic. Acrylic on canvas. 152.5cm x 213.5cm. 2013

Umibaizurah Mahir. After Some Hours on The Train.... Series 1. Ceramic on concrete. Variable dimensions. 2013.

Umibaizurah Mahir. After Some Hours on The Train.... Series 1. Ceramic on concrete. Variable dimensions. 2013.

Umibaizurah Mahir. After Some Hours on The Train.... Series 2. Ceramic on concrete. Variable dimensions. 2013

Umibaizurah Mahir. After Some Hours on The Train.... Series 2. Ceramic on concrete. Variable dimensions. 2013

Azliza Ayob. Double Faced. Collage, acrylic & glitters on canvas. 96cm x 126cm. 2013

Azliza Ayob. Double Faced. Collage, acrylic & glitters on canvas. 96cm x 126cm. 2013

Azliza Ayob. Miss Know-it-All. Collage, acrylic & glitters on canvas. 96cm x 126cm. 2013

Azliza Ayob. Miss Know-it-All. Collage, acrylic & glitters on canvas. 96cm x 126cm. 2013

Azliza Ayob. Orgasmic. Collage, acrylic & glitters on canvas. 153cm x 153cm. 2013

Azliza Ayob. Orgasmic. Collage, acrylic & glitters on canvas. 153cm x 153cm. 2013

Fauzulyusri. Bercoreng. Oil on canvas. 152cm x 152cm. 2013

Fauzulyusri. Bercoreng. Oil on canvas. 152cm x 152cm. 2013

Fauzulyusri. Sicoreng. Oil on canvas. 183cm x 183cm. 2013

Fauzulyusri. Sicoreng. Oil on canvas. 183cm x 183cm. 2013

Goh Lee Kwang. Boycott. TV installation. 36cm x 36cm x 36cm. 2013

Goh Lee Kwang. Boycott. TV installation. 36cm x 36cm x 36cm. 2013

Haris Abadi. Invade!. LCD, wood, miniatures & video. 30cm x 48.4cm x 91cm. 2013

Haris Abadi. Invade!. LCD, wood, miniatures & video. 30cm x 48.4cm x 91cm. 2013

Haris Abadi. Yellow Dancer. Digital frame, plastic & video. 30cm x 8cm x 53cm. 2013

Haris Abadi. Yellow Dancer. Digital frame, plastic & video. 30cm x 8cm x 53cm. 2013

Haslin Ismail. Ultramundane Number 6 Tangled Tendrils, Spiky Shoots. Pencil on paper. 30cm x 46cm. 2013

Haslin Ismail. Ultramundane Number 6 Tangled Tendrils, Spiky Shoots. Pencil on paper. 30cm x 46cm. 2013

Haslin Ismail. Ultramundane NUmber 7 Concupiscence. Acrylic on jute. 180cm x 200cm. 2013

Haslin Ismail. Ultramundane NUmber 7 Concupiscence. Acrylic on jute. 180cm x 200cm. 2013

Haslin Ismail. Ultramundane Number 9 Howl's Moving Castle. Pencil on paper. 46cm x 30cm. 2013

Haslin Ismail. Ultramundane Number 9 Howl's Moving Castle. Pencil on paper. 46cm x 30cm. 2013

Hasnul J Saidon. Kocak di Fukuoka. Mixed media installation. Approx 150cm diameter. 2013

Hasnul J Saidon. Kocak di Fukuoka. Mixed media installation. Approx 150cm diameter. 2013

Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan. Cerita-Cerita Dongeng Pendekar-Pendekar Jari Kuat Bergelut Dengan Hantu. Oil, lino print & resin. 40cm x 30cm. 2013

Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan. Cerita-Cerita Dongeng Pendekar-Pendekar Jari Kuat Bergelut Dengan Hantu. Oil, lino print & resin. 40cm x 30cm. 2013

Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan. Dusun Pendekar Jari Kuat. Oil, lino print & resin. 40cm x 30cm. 2013

Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan. Dusun Pendekar Jari Kuat. Oil, lino print & resin. 40cm x 30cm. 2013

Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan. Pendekar Jari Kuat Bertopeng. Oil, lino print & resin. 40cm x 30cm. 2013

Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan. Pendekar Jari Kuat Bertopeng. Oil, lino print & resin. 40cm x 30cm. 2013

Jalaini Abu Hassan. Tiger Tamer. Mixed media on canvas. 91.5cm x 183cm. 2013

Jalaini Abu Hassan. Tiger Tamer. Mixed media on canvas. 91.5cm x 183cm. 2013

Juhari Said. Two Dalmatians and Red Line. Woodcut print on canvas. 110cm x 230cm. 2013

Juhari Said. Two Dalmatians and Red Line. Woodcut print on canvas. 110cm x 230cm. 2013

KJ2013 leaflet FA(inside)

KJ2013 leaflet FA(inside)

Noor Azizan Rahman Paiman. The Circus Elementary School (Between Two Position). Mixed media. Variable dimensions. 2013

Noor Azizan Rahman Paiman. The Circus Elementary School (Between Two Position). Mixed media. Variable dimensions. 2013

Phuan Thai Meng. I See - Hmm... Oil on canvas. 30.5cm x 30.5cm. 2013

Phuan Thai Meng. I See - Hmm... Oil on canvas. 30.5cm x 30.5cm. 2013

Phuan Thai Meng. I See - Oops!. Oil on canvas. 30.5cm x 33.5cm. 2013

Phuan Thai Meng. I See - Oops!. Oil on canvas. 30.5cm x 33.5cm. 2013

Phuan Thai Meng. I See. Oil on canvas. 30.5cm x 33.5cm. 2013

Phuan Thai Meng. I See. Oil on canvas. 30.5cm x 33.5cm. 2013

Samsudin Wahab. No Way. Ink on paper. 38cm x 49cm. 2013

Samsudin Wahab. No Way. Ink on paper. 38cm x 49cm. 2013

Once Upon A Time In The East  Linocut on paper in woodframe light box. 76cm x 94cm x 14.5cm. 2013

Once Upon A Time In The East Linocut on paper in woodframe light box. 76cm x 94cm x 14.5cm. 2013

Samsudin Wahab

Panic Attack | Acrylic, LED light & wood frame on canvas | 84cm x 63cm | 2013

Panic Attack | Acrylic, LED light & wood frame on canvas | 84cm x 63cm | 2013

Samsudin Wahab

Strawberry Field Forever | Acrylic on canvas | 122.5cm x 122.5cm | 2013

Strawberry Field Forever | Acrylic on canvas | 122.5cm x 122.5cm | 2013

Suhaidi Razi

About the show

Curated
by Nur Hanim Mohamed Khairuddin

Introduction

KEMBARA JIWA FUKUOKA – EXPANDED PASSION

Kembara Jiwa, which means ‘traveling soul’ in Malay, is an ambitious project conceived to organise several exhibition series of Malaysian art beyond the nation’s geographical boundaries. Its inaugural show, titled Conception in Reconciliation involving 21 Malaysian artists, was successfully launched in 2012 at two Indonesia’s esteemed art venues, Selasar Sunaryo Art Space in Bandung and Taman Budaya in Yogyakarta. Propelled by profound passion and ambition among some established artists and the project team to bring Malaysian art even further outside the Southeast Asian region, the show now travels to Fukuoka, Japan. Expanded Passion: Contemporary Art from Malaysia is an exposition to be held at the Fukuoka Asian Art Museum (FAAM) and seeks to introduce a slice of Malaysian contemporary art to the Japanese public, and in turn, to expose the participating artists to criticism and appreciation from a new circle of art-lovers.

The seventeen artists featured in this second series of the project, representing some of Malaysia’s most respected artists, both established and young, are selected by the curator and the Kembara Jiwa Fukuoka committee to reflect a spectrum of approaches and styles now current within Malaysia’s visual art scene. Requested to produce new works without focusing on any specific theme, these artists are given the liberty to stay true to their artistic sensibilities by applying the forms, methods, materials and concepts that have since become synonymous with their art-making. In other words, their works should manifest familiar vibes and essences of their art to be presented to a new audience in the Land of the Rising Sun.

During the past recent years, a rather large number of Malaysian artists have been invited to participate in various prestigious art events in Japan such as Fukuoka Asian Art Triennale, Malaysia-Japan Video Art Exchange and Fukuoka Asian Art Museum’s Artists and Researchers Residency programme. In this exclusive exhibition, we are delighted to showcase fresh and fascinating works by several of these artists, including Juhari Said, Hasnul Jamal Saidon, Noor Azizan Rahman Paiman, Umibaizurah Mahir @ Ismail, Azliza Ayob, Phuan Thai Meng and Kamal Sabran.

As regard to other artists, namely Jalaini Abu Hassan, Ilham Fadhli bin Mohd. Shaimy, Samsudin Wahab, Haslin Ismail, Haris Abadi, Goh Lee Kwang, Marvin Chan, Izan Tahir, Fauzulyusri and Suhaidi Razi, this exhibition will offer the viewers a first-ever opportunity to encounter and experience their works. To spice up this show further and to forge a more meaningful connection with the art community in Japan, we also include works by two renowned Japanese artists, Mamoru Abe and Yoshisuke Funasaka at FAAM. Ultimately, we hope Expanded Passion will serve as an excellent venue for those keenly interested in gaining better sights about the current and emerging practices in Malaysian art.

Nur Hanim Mohamed Khairuddin

Participating artists

Azliza Ayob
Fauzulyusri
Haris Abadi
Haslin Ismail
Hasnul J Saidon
Izan Tahir & Marvin Chan
Jalaini Abu Hassan
Juhari Said
Kamal Sabran & Goh Lee Kwang
Noor Azizan Rahman Paiman
Phuan Thai Meng
Samsudin Wahab
Umibaizurah Mahir @ Ismail