First Talk - Experience from Malaysia, led by Mr. Badrolhisham Mohamad Tahir (GaleriPetronas, Kuala Lumpur)
Moderated by Dr. Toeingam Guptabutra (Silpakorn University)
BACC would like to invite the public to participate in a BACC Art Talk 2017 program, which will be held under the theme “Lesson Abroad”, with the focus on major movements, trends, lessons, experiences and strategies of the international circle of art & culture management. These can be a useful case study for local audiences to reflect on the current Thai scene. Both local and international speakers will join in at least three events in this years’ series.
The first talk will be on 23th of July (Sunday), led by Mr. Badrolhisham Mohamad Tahir. This master degree graduate on Fine Art from Goldsmiths, University of London, is the current curator of Galeri Petronas, a major privately-run cultural agency in Kuala Lumpur. This internationally recognized curator will share information regarding his over four years on this job, as well as talking about the general contemporary visual art scene of Malaysia.
Apart from his curatorial work, Mr. Badrolhisham Mohamad Tahir is a distinct art scholar and also a former director of research unit, National Visual Art Gallery Malaysia. As a productive writer, he contributes numerous articles and essays on the subjects of fine arts in Malaysia, as both the writer and the editor. Among them are exhibition catalogues of Young Malaysian Artists series 1-3, Bicara Sifu: Art from Malaysian Public Universityand Earthwork: Malaysian Contemporary Ceramics.
This program is suitable for artists, those in art management, visual art and cultural circles, as well as the general public who have an interest in the subjects of both neighboring and ASEAN countries. .
**Lecture is conducted in English, with Thai translation and
Free of charge
No reservation is required.