A white car installation by Heri Dono greets visitors at the entrance of the 12th International Art Expo Malaysia 2018 held from 12th to 14th October at the MATRADE Exhibition and Convention Centre where many uniformed students waved their tickets excitedly before entering the hall and became immediately at awe with the framed paintings on white walls.
The country of anime, Harajuku and the perfect submergence of modernisation and tradition, Japan will be receiving our very own R&B singer-songwriter, NJWA as she travels in her Japan tour this November.
Orchestra in the modern era tends to take up a sort of veneer. Probably not elitism in the strictest sense, but the feeling that one has to know some kind of distant context to truly appreciate a movement, a piece, a cultural landscape. With Symphony for Our World, we are reminded that music – in any shape of form – is bigger than any human barriers, and sometimes more powerful when telling the story of our Mother Earth; all of nature and its inhabitants.