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Sweet Dreams Are Made of This

by In house WriterMay 17, 2019

Similarly, this exhibition looks into different aspects of human behaviour, death, life, conscious and the subconscious mind. I explore eastern symbolism and psychology and find parallels in Carl Jung’s analysis of psychology.

Sweet Dreams are made of this was a song by British duo band Eurythmics and one of the biggest hits of the 80s. The song talks about how humans are perpetually seeking to make sense of their lives and how their aspirations either takes advantage of someone or leads them to be taken advantage of.

 

“Travelling the world and seven seas, everybody is looking for something.”

 

Similarly, this exhibition looks into different aspects of human behaviour, death, life, conscious and the subconscious mind. I explore eastern symbolism and psychology and find parallels in Carl Jung’s analysis of psychology.

This exhibition is brought  to you by APW Bangsar which will take place on 25 & 26 May 2019 from 10 am to 8pm. The exhibition opening is on 25th May (Saturday) at 2.30pm.

Visithra Manikam is a self-taught emerging Malaysian female painter and photographer from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Her art is influenced by Indian art styles (Madhubani/ Patachitra) and has a pop art/ pop surrealism/ big eye art flavour to it. Some of her work has a social message and brings forth issues she strongly supports. Her social art recently received the Highly Commended in the 2019 Redline artworks Global award. Her anti-racism reimagined human series has won her a few awards.

Her artwork has also been published worldwide in different global artistic publications including Chachalaca review (Texas), (Prachya Review (Bangladesh), The Brown Orient (USA), Follow the Halo (Middle East).

In 2018 she was named Champion in a live doodle competition (45 artist) and she again won the consolation prize in the live painting category for Citra Terengganu (74 artist). Besides taking part in numerous exhibitions in Malaysia, she has exhibited her work in Manila, Philippines, 2018; Bangla Biennale, West Bengal, India and in Yogyakarta, Indonesia in 2019.

 

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