Malaysian artist Yee I-Lann mixes batik and photography in “Boogeyman” exhibition


“Boogeyman” is Malaysian artist Yee I-Lann’s attempt to document and explore the notion of the Orang Besar, a Southeast Asian term used to describe those members of the socio-political and economic elite in the area. In this exhibition, the artist uses a mix of batik and photography techniques to develop elaborate works which provoke a strong emotive response.

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Arco 2009 art fair video – Vernissage TV


INTERNATIONAL ART FAIR VIDEO This silent video shows a walk-through of the fair for professionals in the first two days and gives a sense of the quality and styles of art at the show. An absence of artist information or image details makes this … Continue reading

ARCO Madrid 2009 international art fair news round-up – galleries drop out, public funding prop, Indian art


INTERNATIONAL ART FAIRS ARCO Madrid, one of the largest and most important international art fairs holds its 28th edition from 11 February to 16 February 2009  in a new location:  Halls 6, 8 & 10 at Feria de Madrid, Spain. … Continue reading