Will art world acronyms prove auspicious?

By Ooi Kok Chuen

November 2010 PENANG PALETTE
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There is much happening in the art world in Penang. This provides the state with a chance to regain its former glory as the cradle of Malaysian art, and become a home for creative people of all ages.Penang, it seems, has caught on to the fetish for acronyms. In September, the 1MCAT "came" to Penang. There was much for art aficionados to PIPE about and SIP up the heady cocktail of local art and global prints.With the alphabet soup of...

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Ooi Kok Chuen

is an art-writer and journalist, and the author of MAHSURI: A Legend Reborn (Ooi Peeps Publishing), an adult contemporary fantasy “movel” (a novel conceived as a mock movie) spun from a local legend.