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 [...]
Combining the lighthearted craft of children storytelling and the revival of traditional art forms, Shadows is a story book of refreshing presence.
In the heart of Kuala Lumpur, two groups of performers with a single aim did something quite incredible last Saturday night.
A full-length traditional wayang kulit performance is set to take place alongside a more contemporary version this Saturday at Dataran Medan Pasar. For the first time in Kuala Lumpur, Kumpulan Wayang Kulit Sri Warisan Pusaka will be presenting the art for free to the public in a night dedicated to wayang kulit.