SEEING THE UNSEEN - CHERYL HOFFMANN & PAULINE FAN

Artist Talk, Monday, 17 August 2019, 2pm
Hin Bus Depot, 31A, Jalan Gurdwara, 10300 George Town, Penang

Exhibition, 5-31 August 2019, Hin Bus Depot

 
 
 

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The Alam (Tak) Nyata project is the latest collaboration of the artists’ long-term commitment to valuing the traditions of performing arts in SE Asia. Come join the conversation with Cheryl Hoffmann (photographer) and Pauline Fan (writer) as they discuss the Kuda Kepang rituals that inspire their creativity. They will be joined by Buddy Anwardi (Creative Director of Persona Theory Games) and the performers of Kumpulan Kuda Kepang RHF from Batu Pahat, Johor.

CHERYL HOFFMANN/PAULINE FAN

Cheryl has been immersed in photographing cultural practices in Southeast Asia for more than a decade. She exhibits her work in Malaysia as well as internationally. Pauline is a Malaysian writer, translator, Creative Director of PUSAKA and Co-Director of the 2019 George Town Literary Festival. The two women have worked closely together for many years on the documentation and representation of particular Malaysian traditions, sharing their views in newspapers, magazines and other media, while leading the campaign to bring considerate awareness to the traditional arts in Malaysia.

www.pusaka.org
cheryljhoffmann.com

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