Last Sunday I listened to Eddin Khoo, Jo Kukathas and Aidil Johan talk about the importance of performing arts to the soul of the nation in a public forum organized by Imagined Malaysia. This forum is one in a series of forums Imagined Malaysia is organizing in the entire month of September in conjunction with the Jalan Merdeka campaign.
While the focus of the forum is a narrative familiar and explored to performing arts practitioners in the country, doing it as part of Jalan Merdeka in the current socio-political climate gives it a sense of deep-rooted relevance that the general public – it’s intended [...]
Well guess who’s back… again. The face of Studio Ghibli, animator extraordinaire, multiple award-winner and six time retiree – yes, we’re talking about Japan’s famous Hayao Miyazaki. But don’t get too excited for his return just yet because we’ve got good news and bad news!