These 5 photography and art exhibitions will have you appreciating art and celebrating your love for Malaysia like never before!
August marks a significant month of all Malaysians – National Day!
Local artists and photographers have also taken to these exhibitions to express their voice and love for Malaysia. These 5 photography and art exhibitions are truly not to be missed in this National Month and also in the next quarter of 2019!
1. “A Love Once Lost” Charity Exhibition/Auction by Daniel Adams
Widely known for his “BATIK” series and “Why Is Your English So Good”, Daniel Adams curates another exhibition dedicated to his late-mother and cancer patients with “A Love Once Lost“. Working for more than a year on the exhibition, Daniel Adams features 13 series of images at the exhibition that portrays the grieving process he went through when he lost his mother.
“A Love Once Lost” is also a fundraiser where 50% of sales raised through the silent auction happening at the exhibition will be given to the Cancer Research Malaysia. You can also pre-purchase Daniel Adam’s artwork by dropping him an email at [email protected] Check out all 39 of Daniel Adam’s work here!
Date: 23rd August – 25th August 2019
Time: 10AM – 7PM
Address: The Bindery, 29, Jalan Riong, APW Bangsar
2. Fin by The Print Room
Taking audiences back to the very roots of photography, Fin is a photography exhibition organized by The Print Room, a studio providing photography classes and darkroom rentals! Fin features over 100 works from the students at The Print Room consisting of traditional film photography technique from documentary photography to abstract photography.
Fin may mark the end of The Print Room’s journey – but definitely not for the community that The Print Room has built!
Date: Every Saturday & Sunday starting August 17th, 2019 until September 1st
Time: 2PM – 6PM
Address: The Print Room, 49, Lorong 16/9E, Petaling Jaya in Selangor
3. Art Expo Malaysia 2019
One of Southeast Asia’s most reputable and longest-running art fair is back with its 13th edition! The Art Expo that is held at MATRADE centre showcases creative works from 60 esteemed art galleries from over 15 countries around the world! The AEM 2019 takes pride in featuring cutting-edge, modern, and innovative artworks.
What’s better, like-minded people get to come together in the AEM’s one-day talk with well-known personalities in the art scenes! The AEM 2019 will get you diving into a whole new world of culture.
For more information about the art exhibition, check out their website here.
Date: 11th – 13th October 2019
Time: 11:30AM – 9:00PM | 11th & 12th October, 11:30AM – 7:30PM, 13th October
Address: MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre (MECC), Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah, 50480 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
4. Humans Of KL Exhibition
The Humans of KL will be organizing another exhibition as part of the annual Diverse City 2019. What started out as a storytelling platform became an advocate of social issues with the real stories told by Malaysians and people from over the world.
One thing’s for certain, you would definitely leave inspired through this exhibition! You can read more stories on their Facebook page here.
Date: 21st August – September 16th, 2019
Time: 10:00AM – 10:00PM
Address: The Intermark Kuala Lumpur, Concourse & Level 3, The Intermark Kuala Lumpur, Concourse and Level 3
5. Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival
This year would mark the 23rd-year rendition of the KLPF. Established since 1997, the KLPF unites photography and travel enthusiast into one house. This year’s KLPF brings a theme of “My Hometown” and will also feature works from Malaysian students, and more than 100 seminar and forum sessions that are free of admissions.
Date: 23rd August – 25th August 2019
Time: 11AM – 9PM
Address: VIVA Expo Hall, 7, Jalan 4/93, Taman Miharja, 55200 Kuala Lumpur.