Visual Art Program, Cultural Centre, University of Malaya and Malaysia Design Archive present
Art and money money money:
The Economics of Art and the Culture of Patronage
With Sunitha Janamohanan, Arts Manager and Educator
Date: 5 August 2018 (Sunday)
Time: 5PM – 7PM
Venue: Malaysia Design Archive
2nd Floor, 84, Jalan Rotan
What’s our bottom line? Where do we draw the line? A brief overview of the intersections of culture and the economy, who pays for art/the Arts, and why should they. Also, an invitation to talk about arts patronage in Malaysia Baru. #negarabarutapisistemlama
Presentation starts at 5 PM. Snacks and drinks from 4:30 PM onwards. Come early to be sociable and to get a good spot!
ABOUT THE SPEAKER
Sunitha Janamohanan has worked in the arts since 1999 with a portfolio that covers a range of art forms and creative industries. She has been an arts manager, curator, producer, venue manager and heritage manager in Kuala Lumpur and Penang, Malaysia. She has an MA in Arts Administration from Columbia University, New York, and is presently teaching in the Programme in Arts and Cultural Management at LASALLE College of the Arts, Singapore. Her research interests include community or socially engaged arts practice, and local arts management models in developing Southeast Asia.
Image: Farrukh Beg – Freer Sackler Gallery S1986.230, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=8711570