AsingBersama is a virtual documentation by Kakiseni to archive the narrative from Malaysian arts community

produced during the Movement Control Order of COVID-19.

This is a reminder for all to return and use the arts to overcome these trying times and find comfort in one another.

 

AsingBersama adalah dokumentasi virtual oleh Kakiseni untuk mendokumentasi naratif komuniti seni Malaysia

yang dihasilkan semasa Perintah Kawalan Pergerakan COVID-19.

Inisiatif ini adalah platform pertemuan masyarakat untuk kekal berhubung dan menjaga satu sama lain menerusi seni.

#AsingBersama

Fundraiser

Save Your Seat, Save KLPAC

Adopt a seat to help support save the arts at the Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre. All three of our revenue streams have been hit badly – venue rental, ticket sales and Academy courses.

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Do You Have a Ringgit to Spare?

On 11am of 11.11.11, PenangPAC officially opened. So far during these trying times, the total loss of the arts venue hits more than RM119k. Make a difference by contributing to fund PenangPAC.

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Online Festivals/Multidisciplinary Event Series

Unrestricted Stage FB Live

Fridays to Sundays, schedule here

A platform for our amazing Malaysian talent to share their art, entertain,

and share their knowledge and skills with Malaysians

who are stuck at home during the #RestrictedMovementOrder (#RCO / #MCO).

Apply to be in Unrestricted Stage HERE!

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TERANG

Vol 2 –  4 and 5 April, 4pm to 11pm, schedule here

Vol 3 –  12, 13 and 14 April, 4pm to 11pm, schedule here

Vol 4 – 18-22 April, 5pm-12am schedule here

Vol 5 – 12 May, schedule here

TERANG akan terus menyinari  masa PKP anda dengan lebih banyak informasi dan workshop, serta muzik dari serata dunia!

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Connecting Over Art

16 April, 7.45pm

An online catchup with the CEO of the Cultural Economy Development Agency (CENDANA) covering these topics;

a. Highlights of CENDANA’s Survey on impact of COVID-19 on the arts
b. Government stimulus package – PRIHATIN
c. Introduction to CENDANA’s Recovery Package

Followup discussions on each programme will be conducted separately after this session.

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NamahSTAY 2020

“All of us at the Temple of Fine Arts are incredibly humbled by the significance of this day. A day of firsts. This immense blessing, perhaps by the ‘gods of covid’, has come with a significant level of strain on us as individuals, social communities, countries and a global race. Today, we look into the past, in reminiscence of the legacy of our Guru while we try and embrace a future and all the uncertainty that it brings.

It is with this fervent prayer that we welcome you into our space. Namaste.”

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Open Calls

Monologues From My Bedroom 

Submission deadline 12 April 2020

A collaboration between RUMAH x Cognatus, Monologues From My Bedroom is an online theatre performance that showcases 6 – 8 curated new and inspired writing from actors all around the world. Following the roots of both collaborating companies, the focus will be on showcasing diverse stories and minority voices not just in the UK, but from every corner of the world. With our public theatres dark, it is needed now, more than ever for us to remind ourselves of the essence of what makes theatre; a performer, an audience, and a space.

Monologues From My Bedroom wants to keep actors and audience connected and engaged during this time of uncertainty and bring new light to how, despite having limited physical resources, we have access to the unlimited source of creativity, imagination, and heart within all of us.

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Yayasan Sime Darby Arts Festival Pitch Start

Submission deadline 30 April 2020

Finding the funds to bring your ideas to life is never easy. If you’ve got an innovative mixed medium idea to launch, this is your chance to bring it to life!

One successful applicant will stand to win a grant of up to RM20000 (terms and conditions apply*) to execute their idea.

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Bantuan Sektor Kesenian dan Kebudayaan Pulau Pinang 

Permohonan dibuka 21 April 2020 sehingga 31 Disember 2020

Exco Pelancongan, Seni, Budaya dan Warisan Pulau Pinang YB Yeoh Soon Hin telah mengumumkan bantuan bagi sektor seni dan budaya untuk penggiat seni Pulau Pinang. Untuk maklumat lanjut, klik pautan di bawah.

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Create Now Funding

Submission opens 14 April 2020

CENDANA’s Create Now Funding Programme aims to support practice and operations of Malaysian artists, collectives and arts organisations during the public health crisis COVID-19 via immediate response grants of up to RM 1,500 per individual artist/cultural worker and RM 3,500 per collective/arts organisation.

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Our New Normal

Submission deadline 9 June 2020 

“Our New Normal” – an exploration of how people cope in dificult times, how people change and the new world they will emerge into on the other side, through the form of monologues, duologues, poems and song. It will be a mosaic that unites voices divided by walls, social distance and borders. The aim is to present this work in the coming future, a showcasing of our lives as we have adjusted to ‘Our New Normal’.

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Dance

Be In Your Body

Dancer Yann Chwen Ng shares movement and grounding exercises

you can do at the comforts of your home.

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Datun Julud Hornbill Dance Tutorial

Alena Murang teaches “datun julud” or ‘long dance’ in the Kenyah language. It is traditionally danced by a group of ladies on ceremonious occasions, by the Orang Ulu people of Borneo.

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Tarinao Lockdown Community Ballet Class

Refer schedule here. Classes are ongoing until 14 April.

Ballet community class conducted by Jia Xi Lee on Facebook Live. More classes are available to stream on tarinao.com and their Facebook profile.

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Ballet With Kimberly

Malaysia Dance Centre Online Class

30 March, 3pm

The Malaysian Dance Centre provides a variety of classes via live IG.

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Bharatanatyam With Imran

Malaysia Dance Centre Online Class

31 March, 6pm

The Malaysian Dance Centre provides a variety of classes via live IG.

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Urban Choreo with Nik Nazran

Malaysia Dance Centre Online Class

1 April, 9pm

The Malaysian Dance Centre provides a variety of classes via live IG.

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Heels with Amy Loh

Malaysia Dance Centre Online Class

2 April, 9pm

The Malaysian Dance Centre provides a variety of classes via live IG.

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Silat Fitness with Ruby

Malaysia Dance Centre Online Class

3 April, 3pm

The Malaysian Dance Centre provides a variety of classes via live IG.

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ADC Live Chat

6- 10 April, 2pm

The members of ASK Dance Company has a sharing session on various topics on their career, from managing a dance company full time with Imran on Monday, to experiences choreographing for SEA Games and Dato’s Siti Nurhaliza tour with Naim on Tuesday, on being a mum and a full-time dancer with Faliza on Wednesday, humble beginnings with Rizianah on Thursday, and choreographing tools for traditional and contemporary dance with Fauzi on Friday.

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Malaysia Dance Centre Online Classes

6- 10 April, 

The Malaysian Dance Centre provides a variety of classes via live IG. Urban contemporary on Monday and Wednesday 6pm

Bollywood on Tuesday 6pm

Yogalates on Thursday, 3.30pm

Martial Arts Fitness, Friday 6pm

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Live Contemporary Evening with Fairul Zahid

11 April, 3pm

Fairul Zahid will be teaching contemporary dance throught live IG.

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EMBRACE, Then & Now

Sutra Foundation goes through their archives, and reflects on their past productions, their processes involved and more.

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International Ballet Gala Highlights

25 April 2020

KL Dance Works takes us to their highlights from the International Ballet Gala 2014 and 2019, performed at Istana Budaya.

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Theatre

AskAnArtist IG Live session

Shamaine Othman

25 March 2020, 8.30pm

Ever wondered how arts practitioners got involved in the arts?

How did they start?

How can you start?

Actually, what do they do ah?

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Pengarahan Teater bersama Fasyali Fadzly

Bagaimana anda penyediakan diri sebagai seorang pengarah sebelum rehearsal bermula?

Ikuti kuliah livestream Fasyali Fadzly di Facebook beliau.

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DOGS 人民公敵。現在進行式 / 群狗 Screening on Youtube

25-31March 2020, extended to 14 April 2020

卜卜剧场 Pitapat Theatre’s DOGS which premiered in Taiwan’s

TuaTiuTian International Festival of Arts and NEVER performed in Malaysia

is open to view for a limited time!

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KAKAK 下人 (The Maids) Screening on Youtube

25-31March 2020, extended to 14 April 2020

卜卜剧场 Pitapat Theatre’s award winning production of KAKAK

is open to view for a limited time!

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AskAnArtist IG Live session

Nadia Aqilah

26 March 2020, 8.30pm

Ever wondered how arts practitioners got involved in the arts?

How did they start?

How can you start?

Actually, what do they do ah?

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Monolog Tangan Kiri Ayah

27 March 2020, 3pm

Dibaca oleh Saiful Wazien. Monolog Tangan Kiri Ayah karya Fasyali Fadzly berkisahkan tentang Alim

yang sentiasa menemani dan berada disamping ayahnya.

Dia menurut segala pesan ibu kerana ibunya risau akan ayahnya.

Alim sering berasa hairan dengan pesanan ibunya kerana dia merasakan ayahnya

berada didalam keadaan yang sihat cuma tangan kirinya sahaja yang tidak bergerak.

Pada suatu hari, berlaku satu kemalangan yang tak dijangka kepada Alim dan ayahnya.

Setelah itu, Alim mengambil keputusan untuk melakukan semua kerja ayahnya tetapi

dihalang dan dipesan oleh ayah agar dia belajar rajin-rajin

dan mendapat kerjaya yang lebih baik suatu hari nanti.

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AskAnArtist IG Live session

Khairi Anwar

27 March 2020, 8.30pm

Ever wondered how arts practitioners got involved in the arts?

How did they start?

How can you start?

Actually, what do they do ah?

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Monday Show School IG Classes

8.00-9.15 pm everyday until 14 April

The students of MSS present a song or monologue they’ve been working on and Dominic teaches them how to improve either vocally or performance wise.

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Broadway Vocal Performance Classes

To be arranged with Dominic

Private vocal classes with Dominic conducted via Skype. Work on key things that will improve the quality of your musical performance! RM50/hour during this Movement Restriction Order pereiod.

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Sakit Kepala Versi Manusia

27 March 2020, 9pm

The reading of Sakit Kepala Versi Manusia, a spinoff from Urbanscapes 2019’s Personified Project,

also available in short story compilation Malaikat Buat Buat Lupa published by Dubook Press.

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AskAnArtist IG Live session

Joyce Tay

28 March 2020, 8.30pm

Ever wondered how arts practitioners got involved in the arts?

How did they start?

How can you start?

Actually, what do they do ah?

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Storytime with Uncle Joe & Aunty Faridah

28 March 2020, 8.30pm*

Storytime with Uncle Joe and Aunty Faridah features theatre pioneers

Joe Hasham OAM and Dato’ Dr. Faridah Merican reading

from well-loved picture books for children or those who are young at heart.

*Session is available for viewing even after live stream

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Saturday Night Live with Tiara, AC, Adlin and Steve

28 March 2020, 9pm

The previous cast of Puteri Gunung Ledang the Musical Tiara Jacquelina,

AC Mizal, Adlin Aman Ramlee, and Stephen Rahman-Hughes comes together on IG live!

Don’t miss this rare occasion!

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AskAnArtist IG Live session

Iefiz Alaudin

29 March 2020, 8.30pm

Ever wondered how arts practitioners got involved in the arts?

How did they start?

How can you start?

Actually, what do they do ah?

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IF WALLS COULD TALK: The Fever Dream Edition

9 April 2020, 8.00-10.00pm

Poets and poetry lovers, If Walls Could Talk is back! For a one-time, super special, beyond borders #StayAtHome edition via Facebook Live. We’ve gathered our poetry friends from all over Malaysia and the world for this power-packed showcase!

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The Self Isolation YumCha Session

19 April 2020, – 9pm Theatre: What’s Next? 

25 April 2020, 9pm Actors: Now How?

Performing arts practitioners gather for a yumcha session to talk about the direction of the local theatre scene during social distancing.

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ROMAN + SIPROKAL – Projek Teater Siri Yusof Bakar

1 – 3 May 2020, 3pm

Dalam usaha mengekalkan aktiviti kesenian dalam tempoh PKP ini, Rumah Lakon bersama Live in My Poetry dengan rendah hati, menjemput anda semua ke acara maya kecil kami seperti berikut:

SESI BACAAN SKRIP ONLINE via ZOOM

Stay A(r)t Home
ROMAN + SIPROKAL
Projek Teater Siri Yusof Bakar

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JOM 2 May!

JOM 3 May!

Cantonese Monologue “[.] A Period”

1 – 3 May 2020

Directed and written by Hyemin Han(Korea), starring Vivienne Oon, it explores the love-hate relationship of a female with her menstrual cycle.

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The Corona Diaries

Penang Performing Arts Centre releases 9 short videos in response to the Movement Control Order and COVID-19.

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MY Poetry School

MY Poetry School has taken our classes and workshops online making it easier for us to come to you!

For children aged 9yrs to 17yrs old, we are currently offering the following series of term length classes and one off workshops:

Poetry Writing workshops – Speak Up!
English Lit and Drama classes
Creative Writing classes
Storytelling classes

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Enfiniti On Demand – The Secret Life of Nora

The Secret Life of Nora was staged at the Malaysian National Theatre, Istana Budaya from 29 Sept-16 Oct 2011, now available on Enfiniti On Demand. You get to watch the show for 48 hours after purchasing the pass. 40% of proceeds will go to MaybankHeart’s The People Campaign, which aims to help communities affected by Covid-19.

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第17届戏炬奖 – The 17th ADA Drama Awards

Malaysia’s premier award in celebrating excellence in Chinese theatre. The 17th ADA Drama Awards has conversations leading up to the award as well with nominees on their Facebook page.

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Chinese Opera Makeup

Learn how you can do Chinese Opera Makeup with fourth generation Chinese opera practitioner Ling Goh.

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Craft Time with Greenhopper Theatre on Youtube

Parent-child Activities, Art Crafts Ideas & Diary of A Drama Educator during RMO

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Tong Ju 2.0

Come and watch the table read of William Yap’s latest script which is

the 2nd installment of the play <同居> . It is the very first draft

and he welcomes your thoughts to perfect the script!

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ONZ Productions COVID-19 Interview Series

Malaysian production company ONZ Production is currently doing some videos with artist/producer/arts council committee

from different countries to share about the supports/the hardship they face during this critical time.

JOM to Facebook!

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Sang Kancil and the Tiger

Contemporary shadow theatre storytelling of a local folklore, told by Madam Sabera Shaik from Masakini Theatre Company.

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Wayang Jalanan

Bitesized wayang storytelling, told by Madam Sabera Shaik from Masakini Theatre Company on Facebook and Instagram.

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Drama Kilat

Quick audio drama written by Ridhwan Saidi, complete with remixing and sound design by Joni Atari on Moka Mocha Ink’s Facebook and Instagram.

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Three Virgins Fly to the Moon

Three Virgins Fly To The Moon is a story about friendship, relationship and lives of three bestfriends Chot, Salmiah and Pungut. The play was performed at Balai Budaya Dewan Bahasa & Pustaka Cawangan Sarawak on 24th September 2019. The script was written by Aidli Mosbit and directed by Felix Agustus.

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Hari Jadi Adam (Zombie Serang Rawang)

Zombie Serang Rawang dipentaskan secara virtual melalui applikasi ZOOM. Ada sebuah konspirasi untuk menyembunyikan vaksin dan ada usaha mencuri vaksin yang boleh menyelamatkan manusia daripada bertukar menjadi zombie. Bagaimana manusia bertukar menjadi zombie? Kerana Covid-19! Idea asal dari Cech Andrea dan arahan Nawfal Zamri.

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Music

RIUH In Your Homes

Every night, 9pm

#RIUHInYourHomes comprises of two parts: IG takeovers, and mini live gigs.

Our mini live gigs happen every night on our IG live (@riuhinthecity) at 9pm for 15-30 minutes.

So far, we’ve had Bil Musa and Suehaila. Upcoming artists include Alena Murang, Zamaera, Allester Shaun, members of LUST and Jaggfuzzbeats.

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Chinese Instrument Demonstration FB Live

Sim Teck Sing (Pipa)

25 March 2020, 8.30pm

A series of Chinese instrumental live shows on Facebook,

featuring different Chinese instrumentalist from Malaysia.

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Chinese Instrument Demonstration FB Live

Mayyi Ong(Ryan)

26 March 2020, 8.30pm

A series of Chinese instrumental live shows on Facebook,

featuring different Chinese instrumentalist from Malaysia.

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Chinese Instrument Demonstration FB Live

Cloud Teo (Guzheng)

27 March 2020, 8.30pm

A series of Chinese instrumental live shows on Facebook,

featuring different Chinese instrumentalist from Malaysia.

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Alena Murang IG Live

27 March 2020, 5pm

20-30 Minutes healing sounds from native Orang Ulu (Borneo)

and Māori (NZ) traditions, with Alena Murang and Jērome Kavanagh,

from our locked down living rooms to yours

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The Impatient Sisters Live from Home: Hati-Hati Show

28 March 2020, 3pm

The Impatient Sisters brings their postponed live show online!

With new songs including Party Mama, Tunggu, Mari Menari, 7 Years and more.

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DudukRumah Session #2

28 March 2020, 9pm

Malaysian singer-songwriter/folk rocker/multi-instrumentalist, Azmyl Yunor goes live, no cover charge.

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Bollywood Workout

29 March 2020, 11am

It’s time to sweat it out Bollywood style with Rednose!

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Alena Murang Sound Bath FB Live

29 March 2020, 9pm

20-30 Minutes healing sounds from native Orang Ulu (Borneo)

with Alena Murang

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Chinese Instrument Demonstration FB Live

Sanji Tee (Erhu)

29 March 2020, 8.30pm

A series of Chinese instrumental live shows on Facebook,

featuring different Chinese instrumentalist from Malaysia.

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Teh Ais-O-Late

10 April 2020, 8.30pm-11.00pm

As the MCO is extended to 14 April, ICMS has come together to bring you Teh Ais-O-Late: The Virtual Malaysian Music Night fundraiser! In support of #Meals4Medics who works with Pusat Perubatan Universiti Malaya (PPUM) to get more COVID-19 test kits for our hospitals, come and enjoy music from Malaysia’s talents this Friday night!

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Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) – ‘Main Title: Star Wars Suite’

This is a special tribute by the amazing talents of our Malaysian Philharmonic Youth Orchestra (MPYO) for our frontliners who are working extremely hard in this trying times of the Covid-19 pandemic. Performing ‘Main Title – Star Wars Suite’ composed by John Williams, this is a gesture of gratitude from the MPYO, under the tutelage of its mentors from Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra (MPO), for all our frontliners all around Malaysia and the rest of the world. Please stay at home. Enjoy the music!
May the force be with you …

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Space Gambus Experiment/Lockdown Soundscape in C Major

An experimental, impromptu sound work by the Space Gambus Experiment,

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Visual Arts

Pictionary with Haris Rashid

28 March, 3pm and 9pm, 8 April, 9pm

A drawing guessing game session with artist Haris Rashid, live on Instagram!

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Put a Filter On!

29 March, 3pm

We love playing with filters, but do you know what goes behind the scenes in IG filtermaking?

Digital creator Aminurahim gives us some insight on his work.

Live on Kakiseni’s Instagram.

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Viewing Access to ‘National Language Class: Our Language Proficiency’ by Okui Lala

29 March, 6-9pm

First shown at the recent Singapore Biennale, Malaysian Contemporary artist

Okui Lala’s video installation work ‘National Language Class: Our Language Proficiency

will be available for viewing on Vimeo. Followed by a Zoom sharing session here.

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Seni Sessions

30 March – 3 April, full schedule here

Visual arts platform ArtSeni curates a handful of IG Live sessions featuring

Cikgu Huda, Oh Little Mess, Cloak, and Adam & Aishah.

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Q&A Session with Jonathan Avinash Victor

1 April, 4pm

Jonathan is a Malaysian art collector-turned-artist, currently on lockdown in Singapore.

We’ll be having quick chat with him about his journey, inspiration and current WIP.

Join us for tea and don’t forget the pisang goreng!

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Tea Time with Sharina Shahrin

9 April, 3pm

Spend your afternoon with some tea with visual artist Sharina Shahrin! We’ll be talking about her journey and practices on Kakiseni’s IG Live.

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Work in Progress with Najmi Arifin

10 April, 3pm

Najmi Arifin shows you his works in progress, spend a chill afternoon with him on Kakiseni’s Instagram Live.

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A Week With Kide

15-21 April, schedule here 

Colorful visual artist Kide Baharudin will be taking over visual arts platform Art Seni’s Instagram for the whole week! Supported by Vans Malaysia.

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In Silence We Create: A Sculptural Making Workshop

26 April – 3 May, schedule here 

“During the 4-day workshop, you will be experimenting by creating a sculpture. Your creative process will involve comprehending the phenomenon and translating your emotions and rationale into a tangible artefact. Your act of empathy, resistance and resilience will determine the form and order of your artwork. With this workshop, you will be discovering new ways of seeing the world and yourself, by peeling, revealing deeper layers and in result, constructing a sculpture. This simple making and practicing hand-based skills will serve as an act of a quiet revolution.”

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Art Goes On? Forum

25 April

Generating discussions on the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on art practices and ecosystems in Malaysia, strengthening networks, and sharing ideas going forward.

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MONOCHROME – Artemis Art

MONOCHROME is a six-solo-in-one exhibition, a collaboration between

Artemis Art and Art Serpong Gallery, Indonesia. The exhibition is currently postponed

due to #COVID19 concerns. We continue our series of featured artists with Muhammad Yakin.

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Possibilia presented by ARTO Movement

Possibilia is a philosophical term that describes objects that are possible. Any object is an existing object. A work of art is, in fact, a possibilium. It is an existing object made by an artist to serve an intended purpose.
For this exhibition, ARTO Movement invites artists to share anything that they have in mind – Possibilia as a platform for any possibility. We do not put any sort of restriction on the artists. In fact, artists are given the freedom to portray anything that they have in mind onto their artwork.

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Of Dream and Reality – G13 Gallery

G13 Gallery is proud to present `Of Dream and Reality’, a group exhibition

that features new artworks from four aspiring local artists and an international artist from Thailand.

Those participating artists are Arikwibowo Amril, Ho Mei Kei, Nitinai Meenun (from Thailand),

Syafiq Mohd Nor and Siund Tan.

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NO(W) SHOWING! – Segaris Art Centre

Segaris Art Center presents NO(W) SHOWING! in support of the COVID-19 Relief Fund. Click on the link below for the e-catalogue.

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Ivan Lam Giveaway by Wei-Ling Gallery

Stand a chance to own an artwork by Ivan Lam – valued at RM 15,000 – by purchasing a ticket. Only one winner will be awarded with the actual artwork through a lucky draw.

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