More and More New Art Spaces and Events for Penang

loading Container Art in Butterworth. Photo: Zaini "Zart" Zainul.

HAS PENANG WHAT it takes to be a satellite arts hub in Malaysia, once new purpose-built infrastructures are in place? An informal talk Missing Links: Piecing Together a Penang Art Scene held at the Hin Bus Depot on January 14, gleaned over art issues, events and personalities in Penang in the past tense. It featured Prof Hasnul J. Saidon, Datuk Tang Hon Yin, Hoo Fan Chon and Ooi Kok Chuen, and was moderated by Dr. Sarena Abdullah and Beverly Yong. What about the future of art in Penang; what is the future like, say over the next five years? What about the future ...

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