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Curate Henry Butcher presents The Young Contempo Showcase II at Galeri Prima.

Always a pioneer in showcasing uncommon perspectives, Curate Henry Butcher returns with Galeri Prima for The Young Contempo Showcase II, featuring promising works from a selection of 24 award-winning young Malaysian artists.

Ismail Awi – Sekutu (2017)

With the aim of concurrently exhibiting current local artistic practices while introducing a new generation of perspectives, the exhibition features artists who have won a myriad of accolades, including the UOB Painting of the Year Award, Malaysia Emerging Artist Award, Young Guns Award, Bakat Muda Sezaman, Balai Seni Open Show, Galeri Shah Alam Open Show, and the Nando’s Art Initiative.

Haslin Ismail – Life And Death (2015)

The works of the wunderkinds tackle a wide range of subjects such as culture, aesthetics and society through diverse mediums. The various explorations of concepts and techniques demonstrate the creative power and innovative spirit of today’s young artists. The works by these artists can be viewed as a mirror of constantly evolving times, and the stories told encourages the audience to see things in new contexts and possibilities.

Ajim Juxta – Katakmati Distopia Jerit Bisik (2014)

The selected artists are Ajim Juxta, Anisa Abdullah, Azizi Latif, Azrul Azrai, Cheong Tuck Wai, Chok Yue Zan, Faizal Suhif, Gan Tee Sheng, Haslin Ismail, Hug Yin Wan, Ismail Awi, Ivnn Tang, Khairul Izham, Leow Xu Jia, Louise Low, Ruzzeki Harris, Sabihis Pandi, Safuan Nasiar, Shafiq Nordin, Shaliza Juanna, Tiong Chai Heing, Trixie Tan Lu Man, Wan Amy Nazira and Yim Yen Sum.

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Gan Tee Sheng – Green Girl (2009)

Featured image: Ruzzeki Harris – Fragile (2013)

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