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
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.
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.
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.
Prof. Dato’ Dr. Ghulam Sarwar preparing
While waiting Dinesh Chandrean took some time looking at Elias’s artwork ‘Lingkaran Segi Empat II’.
Dinesh taking a closer look
Sound & Space, the area are serounded by visual artworks
Elias Yamani Ismail & Isnian Ibrahim collaboration, installation art called ‘Hilang’.
The shadow drop
The shadow cast of ‘Lingkaran Kembar’ by artists Elias Yamani Ismail
We will always remember how hard to set this particular installating piece 🙂
This is it the 4th dimension
‘Hilang’ by Elias Yamani Isamail + Is9
Arrival of the poetry readers
From Left: Prof. Dato’ Dr Ghulam-Sarwar Yousof,Wong Phi Nam, Dato’ Dr. M. Shanmughalingam, Khalid Shaikh & Nadeem Irfan Bukhar
Remembering this historic event organized by Satu Collective Visual Art Group collaboration with The Asian Cultural Heritage Centre Berhad
Dr. Ghulam gave the opening speech
Dr. Ghulam gave a brief information about what poetry is all about 🙂
Audience and readers listening
Dr. Ghulam welcome the first poetry reader
View of the space
Lets begin the session this morning…
Wong Phi Nam, starts the poetry reading session
Continue reading while the others listen
Dato’ Dr. M. Shanmughalingam getting ready with his poetry
We love the way he delivered his poetry
listening to the poem reciting poem
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 🙂
Nadeem Irfan Bukhar getting ready
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