A complete of 144 artworks, together with wayang kulit (shadow puppets) devices, work, sculptures, and new media are actually on show on the Financial institution Negara Malaysia Museum and Artwork Gallery’s (BNM MAG).
BNM MAG curator Siti Melorinda Khuzaini Sakdudin mentioned the artworks, by 39 well-known and new artists, together with acquainted names similar to Nik Zainal Abidin, Ismail Mat Hussin, Nik Husyaidie and Adeputra, shall be on show till Jan 28 subsequent yr.
She mentioned guests on the “Gerak Bayang: Seni Penceritaan” exhibition could have the chance to see varied types of inventive expression, with the artworks made utilizing varied mediums, similar to buffalo or cow hides, paper and canvas which concerned the mixing of refined new media strategies.
“This exhibition is an appreciation of puppetry as a result of not everybody has the chance to see wayang kulit and the way the artists use the weather of wayang kulit of their artworks.
“When it comes to storytelling, earlier than, the Tok Dalang is the storyteller. Now, it’s the artists or sculptors utilizing their very own strategies to inform tales.
“Not directly, the artists share with the general public what the Tok Dalang is showcasing in wayang kulit by artworks,” she instructed Bernama just lately.
Siti Melorinda mentioned the exhibition, which is open to the general public at no cost, may even embody workshops, talks, puppet-making workshops and wayang kulit performances.