MALAYSIAN EMERGING ARTISTS (MEA) AWARDS 2019

MALAYSIAN EMERGING ARTISTS (MEA) AWARDS 2019. A crowd of over 200 art lovers came together @ Whitebox & Blackbox, MAPKL, Publika. to celebrate the 39 finalists and the winners of the fourth cycle of Malaysia Emerging Artist (MEA) Award 2019. The crowded size was over-whelmed despite the heavy rain.

From L-R: Nazli Aziz (Galeri Chandan), Ahmad Iskandar Mohamad (DTLM & Artelier), Hafizuddin Azman, Faizal Yunus, Aiman Zamri, Fazrin Abd Rahman, Syed Fakaruddin (The 5 Winner), YBhg. Dato’ Khairul Anwar Salleh, Vice President, Chief of Malay & Nusantara Business, Astro & Bayu Utomo Radjikin (HOM Art Trans).

The exhibition was officiated by YBhg. Dato’ Khairul Anwar Salleh, Vice President, Chief of Malay & Nusantara Business, Content Group, MEASAT Broadcast Network Systems Sdn Bhd before announcing the winners. Aiman Zamri, Faizal Yunus, Fazrin Abd Rahman, Hafizuddin Azman and Syed Fakaruddin received a highest vote and crowned as the top 5 winners of MEAA this year.

They received a cash prize of RM3,000; a certificate; RM2,000 in vouchers for art supplies; winner showcase; and, a one-man show. They also received a 10-day travel grant to Manilla, Philippines – known to be one of the most important art hubs in the region. MEAA2019 were supported by DTLM, Artelier Intern

Izzy Ani Arope & Dato’ Khairul Anwar Salleh
Wafa. Syed Salehuddin & Dato’ Nicholas Pinder

The exhibition runs from 30 March – 14 April 2019 at Whitebox & Blackbox, MAPKL, Publika in Kuala Lumpur. There are 104 works in total, featuring a mixture of visual artworks that haven’t been shown before.

The MEA Award exhibition is a great chance for audiences to check out the country’s most promising visual artists and identify names to look out for in the future. Don’t miss the MEA Award exhibition from 30 March – 14 April 2019 at Whitebox & Blackbox, MAPKL, Publika Shopping Gallery, Jalan Dutamas 1, 50480, Kuala Lumpur. Open daily from 11:00am – 8:00pm

 

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