|Thu Oct 13 2016, 7:00pm–10:00pm|
A solo exhibition by Seah Zelin
Opening Reception on 13th October 2016, 7pm-10pm
Exhibition runs from 13th October – 30th October 2016
Taksu Singapore is pleased to present ‘Swimmer’, a solo exhibition by Malaysian artist Seah Zelin. The opening reception is on 13th October, Thursday, from 7:00 to 10:00pm.
It’s been a busy year for Seah Zelin. Fresh off Hit the Ground and Blossom, a solo exhibition in Kuala Lumpur 2015, the artist resurfaces in Singapore with Swimmer, a show where 9 aluminium and brass pieces mingle with Peranakan tiles, and a patriotic piano plays a single tune.
Swimmer is “about the attitude,” says the artist, hinting at a swimmer’s ability to stay afloat, master different strokes, and – on his part, certainly – to move against the current. Summed up, it’s a body of work that encapsulates Zelin, and it’s defined by his strong statements on form, identity, and remedy for homogeneity.
Born and raised in Kuala Lumpur, born in 1980 who holds a DiPloma in Illustration from The One Academy, Kuala Lumpur followed by B.A. (Hons) in Fine Art from University of Central England had done Solo Exhibitions; Hit The Ground and Blossom by Taksu (KL), Capturing Contemporary, ART Stage Project Booth by Taksu (SG), To Whom It May Concern: Being by HOM Art Trans (KL), 50/50, A Two Man Exhibition by Taksu (KL) and participated in a numerous group exhibition and residences, among which are: Perahu Art Connection (JOG), Project Space Pilipinas, Manila, Open Society Foundation, Yangon, Local’s Only, Taksu (KL), Interface, Taksu (SG), The Young Guns, Chan Hampe Gallery (SG), Prudential Eye Zone, Saatchi Gallery (LDN). Seah Zelin is currently lives and works in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
ION Art Gallery, Orchard Road, Singapore
Malay Heritage Centre, Rochor-Kampong Glam, Singapore
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