Tag Archives: Visual literacy

6. La(Root) Series (2012-2013)

This series further explores and highlights the contributions made by Kapitan Chung as well as Ngah Ibrahim and prominent figures from the Indian community of Taiping, resulting in many landmarks achieved since 1860s. The idea of many races living together harmoniously, especially after the Pangkor Treaty in 1874, has similarity to the 1 Malaysia aspects. The achievement in Larut is trying to relate to the nowadays which  is the continuity that started in Larut. The La(Root) solo exhibition was held in G13 Gallery in December 2012. Some of the works were exhibited in “MOYA Annuale- Young Art Global 2013” in MOYA- Museum of Young Art, Vienna, Austria and became their collection.

La Rootjalan- keretapi- pelabuhanmata-mata and jemada (police force)healthu taipingmuseumpost and telegtaphvisit zooArtillerySekolah Inggeris (english school)Teacher’s CollegeTekah Airfield

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5. PRIDE OF THE PORTRAIT SERIES (2010-2012)

Chinese Kapitan family portrait is the discovery of the heirs and historian of the Taiping. Various visual literacy can be seen through the portraits. There are three main issues of education could only be given by the elite, traditional clothing adapted to the local culture and technology to record the events of the camera. Everything has changed in the present age in which education is equal, very rare traditional clothing worn by the Chinese and the camera affordable to all people.

THE PRIDE OF THE PORTRAIT, 2010,  UV LAMP, ACRYLIC, ELECTRONIC DEVICE, WOOD, PLYWOOD, PVC, 1220 X 640.5 X 640.5CMTHE FRAME RM 3000Formality, 84 x 108cm, Wood, Paper, Metal, UV Lamp & Lighting Device  2011THE PRIDE OF THE PORTRAIT (STUDIES 2)THE PRIDE OF THE PORTRAIT (STUDIES 1)MUHIBAHKebanggaan 'Pride'PRIDE #2