Art or vandalism? The age-old debate regarding the nature of graffiti since its emergence in the 1960s has infiltrated mainstream discourse for years. Society has since seen itself gravitate towards the answer of art as graffiti continues decorates the wall of art galleries and buildings. No longer having to hide and work within the dark, graffiti artists are now celebrated as respected figures within the community.
Malaysia, with its vibrant and growing graffiti scene, has seen its artists blossom to reach international platforms. In celebration of its beauty, Bad Lab has commissioned four of Malaysia’s best graffiti [...]
The animation and creative industry of South East Asia have seen its talents blossom to reach international avenues, leaving their mark in critically acclaimed and award-winning works. Now known as the go-to region for animation outsourcing, South East Asia can hope to see its creative industry flourish.
Paying homage to the nation’s animation and creative industry is Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), with the 7th edition of Kre8tif!, a week-long creative conference and festival, which took place from the 6th to the 12th of August.
In every culture exists some form of what a community considers art. From the ancient cave paintings that charted the stars to modern art pieces that celebrate free will, art has always fulfilled its role of illustrating its creator’s innermost thoughts.
From the 28th of July to the 11th of August, an art exhibition themed the ‘Visual Diary’ will be up for display at the G13 Gallery. The exhibition is an effort by Izzat Hamdan, a graduate of Universiti Teknologi MARA, under the G13 Project Room programme.
From the days of Hikayat Sang Kancil, the animation industry of Malaysia has grown tremendously, stretching far into the global market. Looking into the heart of Putrajaya, a creative and animation hub is found, booming with animators and storytellers. Yet, despite its colossal presence, little is known about the industry, let alone how to make your mark on it.
Recognizing the need to develop and groom the talented and creative hoping to be in the industry, Kre8tif!, a creative conference and content festival by Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), was formed. Coming in its 7th edition, the conference, taking place from the 6th to the 9th of August, will feature [...]