Thursday, 17 September 2015

Configuration – The Celebration of Human

G13 Gallery proudly to host its annual thematic exhibition entitled ‘Configuration’, a fourth edition adding to the series. The exhibition will run on 10th October – 24th October 2015 with an opening reception on Saturday, 10th October, from 8.00 p.m onward. ‘Configuration’ featuring new artworks from Malaysia, Indonesia and Philippines artists, with participation from Philippines and Indonesian artists as well, each with their distinctive style, to explore the oldest known subject; human figure. The line of participant artist in the exhibition, namely are Arif Fauzan Othman, Amar Shahid Salehudin, Arik Wibowo, Chong Soon Keong, Gan Sze Hooi, Gan Tee Sheng, Nik Mohd Hazri, Nik Mohd Shazmie, Safar Zin, Siund Tan, Yuki Tham, Azhar Horo, Putu Purwa, S.Dwi Stya (Acong) and Tristram Miravalles mixed of young and experienced, set as current crop of exciting artists.

The figurative art in art history linked to the oldest tradition of art making. Since ancient civilization, the subject of a human body going through different interpretation and backdrop from the resonance perspective of religious to the portrayal of everydayness in urban landscape. While the contemporary approaches might open up to further discussion, figurative art inexhaustibly fascinates artist alike. As the title, ‘Configuration’, literally translate as ‘an arrangement of parts or elements in a particular form, figure, or combination’, the exhibition intended to yield a range of attitudes tackling the subject of figurative against a miscellany of each individual artists.

Figurative art never shy away from reconstruction of modern outlook. As Malaysian art consistently going through changes, the artistic impulses in each artists' work influenced by the dichotomy of cultural lapse. The exhibition presenting the wide range of stylistic approaches from Realism to Surrealism, and, Expressionism to Pop Art – all the more distinctively present an understanding towards Western art historical canon. Profoundly, reconciliation of East and West producing an exciting prospect of modernity against the Malaysian social cultural background.

While the exhibition purportedly traded in figurative art theme, nevertheless it resonate the thumping effort to promote Malaysian talents in face of contemporary art. With such globalization has taken its toll beyond the traditional virtue, art has move away from the Western institutionalization. An inevitable of art to thrive in such peripheral sphere evidenced of such phenomena. The artworks may show an intricacies of artist’ reality, as being in the diverse subjectivity, from the issues of identity to cosmic revelation, is all encompassed to celebrate human for humanity. 

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Please contact : Wendy Chang +6013 - 234 2126  or  Kenny Teng  +6019 - 2114 697

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Exhibition period          : 10rd – 24th October 2015
Opening Reception       : 10rd October 2015, 8pm

Venue                             : G13 Gallery, GL13,Ground Floor, Block B, 
                                         Kelana Square, Jalan SS7/26, 
                                         47301 Kelana Jaya, Selangor. 
                                         ( behind Paradigm Mall )

Exhibition hour                : Open daily : 11am – 5pm 
                                          (Closed on Sunday and Public Holiday)

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