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The life and works of P Ramlee

The life and works of P Ramlee

AN exhibition of 60 photographs celebrating Malaysia’s cinematic icon, the late Tan Sri P Ramlee, is being held at Badan Warisan Malaysia’s Heritage Centre in Kuala Lumpur from 24 June to 16 July 2011. The photographs show scenes from the legendary actor-singer-composer’s films from 1949 to 1973. The exhibition, organised by publisher MPH in association [...]

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Many refugees from Burma take desperate measures to evade Rela raids. A 22-year-old Mon refugee crouches in the thick vegetation next to her hut. Afraid of being caught by Rela, she and close to 100 other Mon refugees live in a swamp located in an industrial district outside of Kuala Lumpur. When this photo was taken, she had been living in the swamp for six months and had not been able to find a job. (Pic by Greg Constantine)

No refuge in Malaysia

THE plight of Burmese refugees is being highlighted in NO REFUGE: Burmese Refugees in Malaysia, an exhibition featuring the works of award-winning photojournalists Halim Berbar from France, Simon Wheatley (UK), Greg Constantine (USA), Zhuang Wubin (Singapore) and Rahman Roslan from Malaysia. The event is organised by The Annexe Gallery and human rights organisation Suaram. The [...]

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Images of Malaysians

Images of Malaysians

Yee I-Lann (Images courtesy of Galeri Petronas) ALMOST immediately, I was struck by two observations at the Imaging Selfs: Portraits by Soraya Yusof Talismail exhibition, currently on at the Galeri Petronas until 18 Jan 2009. One was the diversity of textures, colours, and looks of each and every one of the 78 prominent Malaysian artists [...]

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