Posts Tagged ‘Talks and Seminars’


MNS Nature Talk: Things Coming Ashore

MNS Nature Talk: Things Coming Ashore

Malaysia is well known for its wildlife, both on land and in its waters. While more renowned species like tigers and turtles are often better known to the public, lesser known animals also play important roles in the ecosystem that they live in. One such creature is an odd looking fish called the mudskipper. Mudskippers are quite common all around Malaysia, and large numbers of these fishes can be seen happily gliding and skipping around the mud flats of the coastal regions of Malaysia. Many Malaysians do not give these creatures a second glance, although there has been renewed interest in them in recent years.

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UWA Public Lecture – Spirituality in Contemporary Indonesian Art: Author meets Artist

UWA Public Lecture – Spirituality in Contemporary Indonesian Art: Author meets Artist

There has been much said about trying to understand art. And while many may disagree about what a particular piece might mean, all would agree that this world of ours is enriched by the various art pieces made by so many individuals around the world.
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Public Art Programme at Galeri Petronas -2nd series

Public Art Programme at Galeri Petronas -2nd series

To some art lovers, being able to appreciate and enjoy artwork found in galleries or museums creates feelings of immense satisfaction for them. For others, it could be a business opportunity, as we all know that masterpieces can fetch a really good price in the market. In an article by Business Week, it was mentioned that there is more to collecting art these days than just forking out the cash for it. Forming relationships with the art dealers, keeping up with the changes within the genre of one’s choice, and knowing what one’s favourite artists are creating – these form the foundation of being a true collector.

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Textile Talk @ National Textile Museum

Textile Talk @ National Textile Museum

Modern living is undoubtedly more convenient with the advent of machines and automation. Mass production and the power of replication has revolutionised many industries, including textiles. What was once a lengthy series of arduous processes that required mastery in specialised techniques has been simplified so much so that everything will run at just the press of a button. The benefits of this revolution are many, but wouldn’t you rather be the person wearing something vibrant and unique in a crowd of uniformed colours and designs?
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