Cosmas will talk about his passion in collecting art, how far his profession as an architect influenced his art collecting practice, and share about his roles and activities as one of the board members of Yayasan Mitra Museum Jakarta.
With over 25 years of experience in architectural and interior design, Cosmas is recognized both locally and internationally with projects encompassing Indonesia, Singapore, and India. He founded his own architecture bureau in 1992, widely known as Atelier Cosmas Gozali since 2005, and received different prestigious awards in the field of architecture. In his practice, he always incorporates a touch of local value with futuristic exploration of space resulting in his global appeals.
Besides architecture, Cosmas is also known as an avid art collector. His love for the arts brings him to actively participate in various international exhibitions, to name one is the Fortress Europe for the Venice Architecture Biennale 2016 in Venice, Italy. His active contribution in the field of art and architecture brought him to his appointment as one of the board members of Yayasan Mitra Museum Jakarta.
Hafiz will be talking about current trends and issues of Contemporary Art in Malaysia through different projects he has worked on in various capacities, from institutional to commercial independent projects.
Hafiz was a researcher with the Singapore Art Museum in 2009 before embarking on his MA degree in Art & Politics at Goldsmiths, University of London. Upon his return to Singapore, he joined National Gallery Singapore (NGS) in 2012 as one of the inaugural group of curators tasked to launch the museum. His curatorial projects with NGS included co-curating the Southeast Asian permanent gallery exhibition titled Between Declarations & Dreams, the largest survey exhibition of Singapore’s master potter, Iskandar Jalil (2016); and the largest exhibition on the 19th century Javanese painter, Raden Saleh (2017). His portfolio included researching on Southeast Asian art and developing the collection of artworks from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia for the national collection.
Zulkifli Lee: Studio Tour and Artist Talk with Curator, Josef Ng
A virtual tour to Zulkifli Lee's studio in Kuala Lumpur with Curator, Josef Ng, to view some of his works, and learn more about Lee's artistic practice.
Zulkifli LEE (b. 1978), a multidisciplinary artist working in the mediums of painting, sculpture, print and installation. Lee’s practice explores the dynamic between personalised and impersonalised form through language of materials. His works are made from natural, organic mediums: soil, sand and corrosion patina, juxtaposing the beauty of relationship and paradox between human and nature.
Saturday, 26 September 2020
2PM Jakarta • 3PM Kuala Lumpur • 5PM Melbourne