Penang Potters Showcase Works Inspired by Life on the Island

By Nicole Chang

July 2022 FEATURE
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Train crossing the fountain at penangpac, created by Ooi Shu Yu, capturing the scene he observed. Photo by: Ooi Woi Leong.
Dao Shang Shao島上焼: Earthly Investigations 2022 格物, a pottery art exhibition delayed by the MCO, was finally held at Penang Institute (PI) on June 11-17. Several hundred visitors dropped by to study an array of unique creations handcrafted from earth and fire.This inaugural Penang-style pottery exhibition showcased the works of 30 participating potters, most of whom are Penang Pottery Club’s (PPC) members. Each exhibit depicted a unique attachment between clay and creator.According to Ooi Woi Leong, the person-in-charge of PPC...

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Nicole Chang

has just completed her PhD programme at the Department of Development Planning and Management, School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.