A New Generation of Women Artists Steps Up to the Palette
By Ooi Kok Chuen
November 2021PENANG PALETTE
TIME WAS WHEN women artists in Malaysia could be counted with the fingers. On one hand. Now, there is a plethora of women expanding the parameters in different media and trajectories of art practices.From a trawl of those active aged 40 and below, with the birth-year marker 1981, some 51 artists are identified, with most of them art-college-trained mainly from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) and the relatively new Dasein Academy of Art (established 1996) – from teenager Mulaika Nordin (b....
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