The realm of satire is no stranger to Haikal Idris as he returns with Muzakir Xynll, with yet another parody titled, “I’M MALAY”.
A few Mondays ago, Suzy Sulaiman wrote an opinion piece on the Malaysian Art Scene inspired by the call of the petition for the newly elected Malaysian Government to reform the jurisdictions and establish an Arts & Culture Ministry instead of being mashed together with The Tourism Ministry.
On the 26th of May at Kotak @ Five Arts Centre (FAC) TTDI, both newcomers and long-time theatre practitioners and enthusiasts attended the book launch for Excavations, Interrogations, Krishen Jit & Contemporary Malaysia Theatre, a work published by FAC and Epigram Books in collaboration with Yayasan Sime Darby and the Goethe-Institut.
The end of Malaysia’s 14th General Elections has been a historical event and in its aftermath, citizens have been churning out thought pieces, economic forecasts and inspiring messages for the future. Among all of that, people have been creating a stellar number of beautiful art pieces that show off their love for a new Malaysia. Under the hashtag #GE14 and #NewMalaysia, we compiled a list of some of our favourite pieces by Malaysians who have yelled at the top of their lungs: with our resilience, our capability, we can build our new future together. It is a dream that many of the rakyat have long given up on until now. In the most whimsical, comical and [...]