This Free New Art Exhibit Features 128 Local Artists’ Intruiging Works
Telur Pecah 2.022 features over 300 artworks in various mediums by independent Malaysian artists.
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Malaysia’s creative community mall GMBB and founding curator Philip Wong unveiled its second edition of contemporary art show Telur Pecah, this time with 128 local independent artists featuring over 300 artworks.
The official launch was also graced and officiated by the Minister of Tourism, Arts, and Culture YB Datuk Seri Hajah Nancy Shukri, who hopes to continue to push Malaysian arts to a grander stage.
Bringing Malaysian Artists Together
Telur Pecah 2.022 features 10 general categories based on the profile of artists. The artists are free to produce their art in any form within the categories, so there is a gorgeous mixture of mediums from oil paintings to sculptures and more.
The categories are as follows:
- MUSE: veteran and senior artists.
- BOTH: established male and female artists who come from different backgrounds yet share the same passion for art.
- SOLO: individual artists who have forged their own unique style or signature techniques working with uncommon mediums.
- INSIDE OUT: graffiti artists have painted the interior of the building instead of outside.
- EMERGE: young artists who are taking their first steps into the art world.
- INDIGENOUS: Orang Asli artists showcase their indigenous roots, presented by critically acclaimed Gallery Gerimis.
- GENERATION: current university and college students showcase their work to gain valuable experience.
- MEDIA: digital artists explore the digital future of fine arts.
- GIFTED: special needs children showcase their talents, efforts, and vision regardless of disability or condition.
- FUTURE: promising youth, from adolescents to teenagers, express the world around them.
These artpieces are presented by their respective artists, but some pieces were specially created for the exhibit.
Telur Pecah 2.022 is held at Kesana-Kesini, on the 3A floor of GMBB. It is open from 12 October to 13 November, open daily from 11am to 8pm.
Admission is free and the public are welcome to purchase any of the showcased artworks.
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The art exhibition is made possible through the support of various organizations such as Malaysian Institute of Art (MIA), University Teknologi MARA, Aswara Malaysia, UCSI University, Angkatan Pelukis SeMalaysia, Persatuan Seni Rupa Malaysia (PeRUPA), WOW 1.0 from Kota Kinabalu, HAUS from Kuching as well as GMBB tenants GERIMIS and OLFAC3 Perfumes who will be scenting certain sections of the exhibition.
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