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Trekking back Art History from Penang

Koay Soo Kau, curators | Lee Khai, curators

11-Sep-15 14:00

Trekking back Art History from Penang

How well can Malaysians track back their ancestry? Most will answer with a simple, “I’m Malay”, “I’m Chinese”, or “I’m Indian”. Following the basic square boxes that we have to tick in, from every given form that we’ve filled in throughout our lifetime. Most of us don’t understand the complexities of where our roots come from, or know how to even separate our roots from our lifestyles. Tune in, as the curators of the new art exhibition, ‘Penang: Then and Now’ talk to us how colonization, the world war, and how the imperialist era has affected us Malaysians and our Art.

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