Space & Sound: A Multi-Lingual Poetry Reading

Date: August 15 2009  Time: 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.
Location: Wisma Kebudayaan SGM
243, Jln Bkt. Bintang
55100 Kuala Lumpur.

In conjunction with 3rd Group Show by Satu: Collective Visual Art Group

In collaboration with The Asian Cultural Heritage Centre Berhad and supported by Soka Gakkai Malaysia

Proudly Presents:

SPACE AND SOUND:A MULTI-LINGUAL POETRY READING

A Programme of Poetry from diverse Cultures and in different Languages from various parts of the world.

Featuring:

Wong Phi Nam | Dato’ Dr. M.  Shanmughalingam |
Khalid Shaikh | Nadeem Irfan Bukhar | Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof | Duratul Ain Dorothy| Dinesh Chandrean |  Koo Koon Hoe & Farrukh Zeeshan.

This programme will be facilitate and presented by Prof Dato’ Dr Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof, a well-known academician, expert on culture and poet. He will present his own poems as well as the work of other foreign poets in several languages. It is expected that several other local poets will either present their own work, or have it read by representatives.

The programme is open to all persons interested to either read selections of poetry or to just listen to and
appreciate the power of the Word. Due to limited time, it is expected that each reader will be given no more than five minutes on the average for perhaps two or three poems with brief explanations of the gist or translations.

About the organizers

SATU: Collective  Visual  Art  Group

Form in March 2008, consist  of  members  of  various  art  related  background.

Together  they  encourage  exchange  of  ideas  and  celebrated  diversity  of  thoughts. They  also  function  as  art  support group  that  help to organized  and  create  alternative  platform  in  the  local  visual  art.

www.kamibergeraksatu.wordpress.com senisatu@gmail.com

The Asian Cultural Heritage Center.

Is an organization  aimed  at  bringing  about  a  greater  awareness  as  well  as  better  understanding  and  appreciation  of  Asia’s  rich  culture  and  heritage.

http://www.theasiancentre.com

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Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ghulam Sarwar preparing

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While waiting Dinesh Chandrean took some time looking at Elias’s artwork ‘Lingkaran Segi Empat II’.

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Dinesh taking a closer look

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Sound & Space, the area are serounded by visual artworks

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Elias Yamani Ismail & Isnian Ibrahim collaboration, installation art called ‘Hilang’.

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The shadow drop

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The shadow cast of ‘Lingkaran Kembar’ by artists Elias Yamani Ismail

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We will always remember how hard to set this particular installating piece 🙂

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It hovers…

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This is it the 4th dimension

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‘Hilang’ by Elias Yamani Isamail + Is9

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Arrival of the poetry readers

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From Left: Prof.  Dato’ Dr Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof,Wong Phi Nam, Dato’ Dr. M.  Shanmughalingam, Khalid Shaikh & Nadeem Irfan Bukhar

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Remembering this historic event organized by Satu Collective Visual Art Group collaboration with The Asian Cultural Heritage Centre Berhad

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Dr. Ghulam gave the opening speech

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Dr. Ghulam gave a brief information about what poetry is all about 🙂

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Audience and readers listening

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Dr. Ghulam welcome the first poetry reader

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listening

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View of the space

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Lets begin the session this morning…

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Wong Phi Nam, starts the poetry reading  session

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interesting insights

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Continue reading while the others listen

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Dato’ Dr. M.  Shanmughalingam getting ready with his poetry

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We love the way he delivered his poetry

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listening to the poem  reciting poem

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Khalid Shaikh introducing  himself, working  as  a pharmacist as profession  at IMU he decided  to  share  and  recite  poems  in Urdu & Punjabi  language  that morning 🙂

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Nadeem Irfan Bukhar getting ready

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Nadeem Irfan Bukhar sang to us a beautiful song from a famous hindustany film which also originate from a well known poem

*more pictures form this event will be updates

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4 responses to “Space & Sound: A Multi-Lingual Poetry Reading

  1. this is wonderful thing you are doing.. keep up the great work!

  2. Good event. Keep it up. And keep me informed. Cheers!

  3. really kewl works…

  4. Erna: yeah thanks for the support, many programs are line up next year..much planing…and also compromises.
    To get it done and realized well that’s a bonus for us ;D

    Zainal: Thanks for visiting our humble site, hope to see more visits from you…and hangout for pulling tea some more hihihi

    Iezan: There more than meets the eyes…your most welcome 🙂

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