Saturday, September 28, 2013


We launched Narratives in Malaysian Art, Volume 2: Reactions - New Critical Strategies, and Naratif Seni Rupa Malaysia, Jilid 2: Reaksi - Strategi Kritikal Baru yesterday, Saturday 28 September, at The Annexe Gallery at Central Market. 

It's been just over year since we launched Volume 1, and it's been a long but exciting journey working on Volume 2. We were so happy that T.K. Sabapathy could join us for the launch - he gave a stirring speech, full of encouragement! Thank you so much to all who attended the event. Images will be posted up shortly.

Volume 2 is Edited by Nur Hanim Khairuddin & Beverly Yong, with T.K. Sabapathy; with texts by Redza Piyadasa, Sulaiman Esa, Nur Hanim Khairuddin, Simon Soon, Safrizal Shahrir, Mark Teh, Tan Zi Hao, Ismail Zain, Sarena Abdullah, Michelle Antoinette, Zhuang Wubin, Hasnul J. Saidon, Niranjan Rajah, Adeline Ooi, Beverly Yong, Suzy Sulaiman, Rahmat Haron, Eva McGovern, Yap Sau Bin; interviews with Anak Alam, Wong Hoy Cheong, Chong Kim Chiew, Yee I-Lann, Chai Chang Hwang, Ponirin Amin, Liew Kungyu, Bayu Utomo Radjikin, Ahmad Fuad Osman, Anurendra Jegadeva, Noor Azizan Rahman Paiman, Mark Teh, and others; and selected excerpts from exhibition texts and reviews.

Recommended Retail Price: RM 40
Soft cover, 404 pages (Eng.), 464 pages (BM), with colour and black-and-white illustrations of over 100 artworks.

The books should be available at MPH and other selected bookstores from 7 October 2013. Please go to our "Buy the Books" page for details.

As before, all profits from book sales are re-channelled into development and promotion of the Narratives in Malaysian Art project.

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