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SEBUAH PERBINCANGAN DI ANTARA DALI DAN MIRIAM TENTANG NUSANTARA

by THE DAILY SENI SEPTEMBER 30, 2016 During our film programme (1+RE)DISCOVER at Iskarnival weeks ago, we asked Minut Init‘s Dali Abdul Azis to helm a special segment titled “Newsantara”. He was tasked to curate a selection of videos sourced from video-streaming platforms and write something that will help us gain a little more insight into the Nusantara. But unlike…

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WHAT WILL MALAYSIAN ART LOOK LIKE IF WE FAST-FORWARDED TO THE YEAR 2057?

First published on TheDailySeni, August 24th 2016 FORTY-ONE years from now, what can one look forward to in Malaysian art? Based on artworks on display at Minut Init‘s gallery space, expect durian dispensaries, a world overtaken by robots, andcats. 2057, a visual art exhibition curated by theatre and film practitioner Gavin Yap, also foretells liberation in pill form. The term practitioner however doesn’t encapsulate the…

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INSTRUMENTAL PJ-BAND SKITS ENDS ALBUM TOUR IN MINUT INIT WITH EVOCATIVE, COLLABORATIVE PERFORMANCE

by THE DAILY SENI AUGUST 14, 2016 Guitarist and sampler Brendan Teh, bassist Eric Wong, synth player Phang and drummer Rashaad Ali rebelled against their previous bands to come together in a motley assortment simply named Skits. The instrumental ensemble was put together by all four self-proclaimed musical misfits in 2015. Three months ago however, they put out their debut…

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Review: Morphic Resonance

This is the original draft of the article (Review:Morphic Resonance) posted on Daily Seni. Review: Morphic Resonance / 24th June- 1st July / Morphic Resonance, a concept first conceived by writer Rupert Sheldrake and grounded in the idea of collective consciousness, posits that “memory is inherent in nature” and proposes the idea of a collective…

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