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Art exhibitions and plays to check out in September 2019

Art exhibitions and plays to check out in September 2019

Visual galore

Text: Ronn Tan


Image: Ilham Gallery

Don't let those moments just fly by—pick and choose from this list of happenings in town this month to make the most of your time:

 

Now – 22 September, Dust and The Silence in the Sun @ Wei-Ling Contemporary

Cheong Kiet Cheng's third solo exhibition with the gallery touches on the question of how the spirits in our world relate to the rest of the universe. This new series is a study of black ink and hence, creating monochromatic visuals by exclusively using one type of media.

For more information, visit this website.


19 – 22 September, YKLS sings the Great American Songbook @ klpac

Dive into timeless songs with the award-winning Young KL Singers in collaboration with international jazz act, WVC Jazz Ensemble. There will be songs from 1920s to the 1950s—Duke Ellington, Nat King Cole, Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra, and more. Ticket is priced at RM60.

For more information, visit this website.


Now – 27 September, Sensory Photography—For Our New Malaysia @ Ruang, Think City KL

This exhibition features a collection of work done by seven visually impaired Malaysians. It is the outcome of the Sensory Photography programme intended to empower the visually impaired with new skills. There will be 70 photographs and it's the first of its kind in Malaysia.

For more information, visit this website.


25 – 29 September, Short+Sweet Malaysia 2019: Musical @ klpac

This festival is unique because it only premieres works that are 10 minutes or less. Expect to enjoy from 10 to 12 new shorts every night. Tickets start from RM45.

For more information, visit this website.


Now – 30 September, Fracture/Friction @ Ilham Gallery

Forty-five artists will showcase their creations in Ilham Gallery's growing permanent collection and that's 93 works of contemporary art in total. The exhibition looks at the innovative ways artists have responded to the pressing social conditions of our time—with voices from both Southeast Asia and South Asia.

For more information, visit this website.


Now – 30 September, Reka Malaysiaku @ National Art Gallery

This is where you should go if you're into industrial design as the exhibition highlights Malaysian designers—from the beginning to present Malaysia.

For more information, visit this website.

 

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