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CARIMASAJALANTUKAR

KUALA LUMPUR

CULTURAL
EXCHANGE
AND ART
RESIDENCY

PROGRAM
BOOK
JUL-AUG
2009

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INTRODUCTION

PROGRAM SUPPORTS &
BACKGROUND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

The Cultural Exchange and Art
Residency Program was initiated by the
Malaysian-Poland Business Association,
with support from the Poland Embassy
in Malaysia in April 2009. From the Government of Malaysia Government of Poland
first meeting, a new group of visionary
artists and architects were formed
to be part of the participants for the Poland Embassy in Malaysia
proposed Art Residency Program in Malaysia-Poland Business Association
Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan
Poland. This cross-disciplinary team of National Art Gallery, Malaysia
participants is seen as the most relevant Antamax Sdn Bhd
and beneficial for the emergence and Woods Baggot Sdn Bhd
Gerbang Perdana Sdn Bhd
development of the creative industry for Shalini Ganendra Fine Art: The Private Gallery
both Malaysia and Poland. Architecture Department, Universiti Teknologi MARA
Architecture Department, Universiti Putra Malaysia
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
This program will function as an Malaysia Embassy in Warsaw, Poland
international laboratory for research, Malaysia Embassy in Berlin, Germany
Malaysia Embassy in Vienna, Austria
education and development in art, Malaysia Embassy in Prague, Czech Republic
architecture and urbanism. Bridging MERCY Malaysia
fine arts and architecture through Renaissance Hotel Kuala Lumpur
Collectors and friends
the academic education and research
with professional acuity, it is hoped
that this proposed program will help
in the production and development of
innovative knowledge that is applicable
to fine arts and architectural practice
as part of a transnational discourse and
culture interaction.

The Team
June 2009, Kuala Lumpur
INTRODUCTION

PROGRAM
OBJECTIVES

Participants for this proposed understanding through the production of
Residency Program in Poland will artworks, research papers, reports and
pursue extensive research into the others.
processes of understanding the social-
cultural-economic context of Poland, This proposed Residency Program
seen from the eyes of Malaysians. is a uniquely designed intensive and
Through investigative, experimental and intimate environment and experience
speculative research process, the aim that aims to expand formal and
of this intensive program is to advance intellectual resources from both Poland
research related to arts, architecture and Malaysia. Based within the city of
and urbanism of Poland and Malaysia Warsaw, and other towns of Poland,
by connecting participants to the the Residency Program’s studios will
real conditions of both worlds. These creatively utilize the city and towns’
experience and understanding are soon surroundings as its focus of research,
to be shared with public and others innovation and new methodologies in
through progressive post-residency the pursue of understanding its context.
activities. The participants will work closely with
local community, artists, architects,
The participants which consists of two curators, and third-party collaborators
(2) fine artists from various discipline to broaden and deepen the scope of
and experience, joined together with one understanding, which hopefully will
(1) architect and one (1) art manager, provide a critical global outlook while
who share the same vision towards simultaneously producing locally
a progressive art, architecture and informed knowledge.
urbanism sees this Residency Program
in Poland as a platform towards
defining what art and architecture
can contribute towards the social and
cultural advancement of Malaysia.
This Residency Program also aspires to
initiate a transformative impact on the
art and built environment by producing
polemical art and architectural research
INTRODUCTION

CARIMASAJALANTUKAR

CARIMASAJALANTUKAR is a Poland was chosen as the platform
concept to push forward the boundary for this program for an establishment
of creativity and research in the world of cultural exchange within the
of arts, architecture and the built two countries. As a progressively
environment. The program will function developed country, the participants
as a platform to encourage bilateral see the opportunity to learn the wide
partnership between both Malaysia and phenomenological progression of arts
Poland. The program will take place and the built environment in Poland
in Poland, starting from July 3 until to bridge cultural and intellectual
August 18, 2009. It will consist of belongings of both countries. We see
an Art Exchange/ Residency Summer this as an opportunity to export the
Program in Pyzdry, which starts from rich cultural diversity of both countries
July 4 until July 15, 2009. Pyzdry is in the form of knowledge expression
a small town, located 300 km to the through arts and architecture.
west side of Warsaw. A small final
exhibition will be conducted in the Study, research and observation will
museum of Pyzdry. Alongside this be supported by regular discussion
proposed program, the participating with local artists, curators and related
artists and architect will also conduct parties of the public. During the three
formal research trips around Poland weeks program, all findings will be
in preparation to produce a more produced in the kind of artworks,
comprehensive and in-depth body of research papers (essay) and other
works that will be part of the bigger form of body of work (i.e. multimedia
exhibition to be held back in Malaysia. production, desktop publishing, etc.).
From July 16 until July 20, 2009, the
The Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan
will be hosting the team members in
a Cultural Exchange program with
the faculty members of the institution.
This program will be an intellectual
discourse agenda to promote the rich
culture of both countries, as well as a
platform for experience sharing.
PARTICIPANTS

SABRI IDRUS NASIR BAHARUDDIN

Sabri Idrus (b. 1971, Kedah, Malaysia) Nasir Baharuddin (b. 1960, Perak
is an award-winning Malaysia’s Malaysia) is a practicing artist and
visionary young contemporary artist, educator. A Masters of Fine Art
exploring experimental approaches in graduate from Savannah College of Art
combining painting, graphic design and Design, Georgia, U.S.A.(1993),
and industrial materials to achieve a Nasir has involved in many exhibitions
liberated socio-cultural dogma towards either at the national or international
reinventing a new form of symbol level. He has taught art and design
in art. Sabri’s interest lies in his at various colleges and universities
development of body of works that tries in Malaysia, and as an art director
to unfold his critical notion towards for the Gallery Shah Alam, Selangor
the social condition and the parody 1997-98, before joining Universiti
against institutions that secures the Putra Malaysia (UPM). A writer for
definition between painting and crafting an art magazine (SENTAP) and art
painting. Sabri has also produced an journals in Malaysia, currently he is
extensive amount of portfolio ranging a senior lecturer at the Architecture
not only from painting works, but Department, UPM, where his
also publication and graphic design, major interest is on socio-culture
multimedia and video production, environment and visual culture study.
installation and other new forms of Nasir received many awards in art
media. competitions and collaborative art
projects. His current research interests
sabriidrus@gmail.com focused on Malaysian visual art
www.sabriidrus.blogspot.com thinking, questioning the position of
Malaysian visual artist in terms of their
intellectual’s contribution, including the
process of developing new theories.

konsep00@yahoo.com
www.visualcrackers.blogspot.com
PARTICIPANTS

HAFIZ AMIRROL NORHANA YUNOS

Hafiz Amirrol (b. 1983, Kuala Lumpur, Norhana Yunos (b.1971, Singapore) has
Malaysia) is an architect working about 17 years of working experience.
in the field of humanitarian works Currently an independent curator
and academic research. Received his and specializes in art management,
early architectural education from cataloguing, archiving and art history.
Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM), Previously with the Olympic Council of
Malaysia between 2001 to 2005 before Malaysia (2005-2007) as the Centre
spending two years in Aceh, Nias and Director to oversee the operations and
Jogjakarta, Indonesia to help in the management of the OCM Indoor Sports
name of humanitarian with MERCY Centre, and to curate and administer
Malaysia. He was also involved in the on-going exhibitions and activities
humanitarian works in Bangladesh for the OCM Sports Museum & Hall of
and Myanmar. He then declared that Fame. Other significant post held was
architecture as a very powerful tool for as a Senior Executive ( 2002-2005),
humanity. Fascinated by the aesthetics heading the Corporate Communications
of visual encounters and the personal and Knowledge Management Unit for
radiance of human beings, Hafiz has Professional Services Development
placed the main focus of his works on Corporation Sdn Bhd. From 1990 –
social and contextual issues, humanity 1997, served as a production manager
and everyday life. He also sees design for several television commercials such
as being sexy, playful and provocative as Petronas (Festive series), McDonalds
as an effective way to respond to social (promo), F & N, Yellow Pages, Glucolin,
change. Wrigley’s, Yomeishu, and Sharp (local
consumers). Currently, in the midst
h.amirrol@gmail.com of completing her assignment with
www.hafizamirrol.blogspot.com Maybank for their audit purpose the art
evaluation on Maybank’s Art Collection.

norhana@gmail.com
HOSTING COUNTRY

POLAND

The Republic of Poland (Rzeczpospolita Poland regained its independence as
Polska), is a country in Central Europe. the Second Polish Republic in 1918,
Poland is bordered by Germany to the after World War I, but lost it again in
west; the Czech Republic and Slovakia World War II, then occupied by Nazi
to the south; Ukraine, Belarus and Germany and the Soviet Union. Poland
Lithuania to the east; and the Baltic lost over six million citizens in World
Sea and Kaliningrad Oblast, a Russian War II, emerging several years later
exclave, to the north. The total area of as the socialist People’s Republic of
Poland is 312,679 square kilometres, Poland within the Eastern Bloc, under
making it the 69th largest country in strong Soviet influence. During the
the world and the 9th largest in Europe. Revolutions of 1989, communist rule
Poland has a population of over 38 was overthrown and Poland became
million people, which makes it the 34th what is constitutionally known as the
most populous country in the world and “Third Polish Republic”. Poland is
the most populous Eastern European a unitary state, made up of sixteen
Member State of the EU. voivodeships. Poland is also a member
of the EU, NATO and the Organisation
The establishment of a Polish state is for Economic Co-operation and
often identified with the adoption of Development.
Christianity by its ruler Mieszko I, in
966 when the state covered territory Historians have postulated that
similar to that of present-day Poland. throughout Late Antiquity, many
In 1025, Poland became a kingdom and distinct ethnic groups populated
in 1569, it cemented a long association the regions of what is now known
with the Grand Duchy of Lithuania, by as Poland. The exact ethnicity and
signing the Union of Lublin, forming linguistic affiliation of these groups has
the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth. been debated; in particular the time
The Commonwealth collapsed in 1795 and route of the original settlement of
and Poland’s territory was partitioned Slavic peoples in these regions.
among Kingdom of Prussia, Russian
Empire and Austria.
HOSTING COUNTRY

Poland historically contained many FACTS
languages, cultures and religions on
its soil. The country had a particularly Capital Warsaw
large Jewish population prior to World Government Republic
War II, when the Nazi Holocaust Currency Złoty (PLN)
caused Poland’s Jewish population, Area 312,685 km²
Population 38,636,000
estimated at 3 million before the war,
Language Polish
to drop to just 300,000. The outcome of Electricity 230V/50Hz (EU plug)
the war, particularly the westward shift Calling Code +48
of Poland’s borders to the area between Internet TLD .pl
the Curzon Line and the Oder-Neisse Time Zone UTC+1
line, coupled with post-war expulsion
of minorities, significantly reduced the
country’s ethnic diversity.
VISITING COUNTRY

MALAYSIA

Malaysia is a country that consists Due to widespread opposition, it was
of thirteen states and three federal reorganized again as the Federation
territories in Southeast Asia with a of Malaya in 1948 and later gained
total landmass of 329,847 square independence on 31 August 1957.
kilometres. The capital city is Kuala Singapore, Sarawak, British North
Lumpur, while Putrajaya is the seat of Borneo and the Federation of Malaya
the federal government. The population joined to form Malaysia on 16
stands at over 27 million. The country September 1963. The Southeast Asian
is separated into two regions — nation experienced an economic boom
Peninsular Malaysia and Malaysian and underwent rapid development
Borneo — by the South China Sea. during the late-20th century. Rapid
Malaysia borders Thailand, Indonesia, growth during the 1980s and 1990s,
Singapore, Brunei and the Philippines. has transformed Malaysia into a
The country is located near the equator newly industrialised country. Because
and experiences a tropical climate. Malaysia is one of three countries
Malaysia’s head of state is the Yang that control the Strait of Malacca,
di-Pertuan Agong and the government international trade plays a large role
is headed by a Prime Minister. The in its economy. At one time, it was the
government is closely modeled after the largest producer of tin, rubber and
Westminster parliamentary system. palm oil in the world.Manufacturing
has a large influence in the country’s
Malaysia as a unified state did not exist economy. Malaysia has a biodiverse
until 1963. Previously, a set of colonies range of flora and fauna, and is also
were established by the United Kingdom considered one of the 18 megadiverse
from the late-18th century, and the countries. Malaysia is a founding
western half of modern Malaysia was member of the Association of Southeast
composed of several separate kingdoms. Asian Nations and is a member of the
This group of colonies was known as United Nations. As a former British
British Malaya until its dissolution in colony, is also a member of the
1946, when it was reorganized as the Commonwealth of Nations. It is also a
Malayan Union. member of the Developing 8 Countries.
VISITING COUNTRY

Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multi FACTS
cultural and multilingual society.
Malaysia’s population comprises many Capital Kuala Lumpur
ethnic groups, with the Malays at Government Constitutional
monarchy
50.4% making up the majority and
Currency Ringgit Malaysia (RM)
other bumiputra/indigenous (Aborigine) Area 329,750 km²
groups in Sabah and Sarawak at 11% Population 26,600,00
of the population. There also exist Language Bahasa Malaysia,
aboriginal groups in much smaller English, Chinese, Tamil
numbers on the Peninsula, where they Electricity 230V/50Hz
are collectively known as Orang Asli. Calling Code +60
Internet TLD .my
Time Zone UTC+8
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KERONCONG SERIES (REVISITED)
SABRI IDRUS

01.

Since the beginning of his career, for contributed to his process in mastering
Sabri, art is a way of life, along with his own visual language. The elements
all its complexities. His belief in art of balance and surprises, discovered
making, especially paintings as an through the exploration of contrasts,
inherent social process that submerged an aesthetic strategy he often used
him in technical and material with his digital sketches merged into a
advancement through experiments. kind of extrasensory mechanism that
By this, increases his sensitivity in usually works efficiently for his later
the visual language and other artistic development of works on canvas.
possibilities.
One thing that attracted Sabri were the
Initially trained as a graphic designer, experiments in basic elements; playing
Sabri embarked on a life long search around with lines, space, volumes
in his creative direction, and had and colors. These basic elements
experienced a very significant change were always being put into tests in
in his journey of self-discovery. What his works; considering the notion that
he usually regarded as his secondary meaning within those elements are
interests, i.e. graphic design and digital complex, slippery, multifaceted and
prints, have significantly indeterminate.
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Parallel to this, Sabri also often
uses paint as paint, colors as colors
and forms as forms. Most revealing
about his approach in creating his
progressive body of works is the
fostering inscrutability for aesthetic
reasons. From his vantage point of view
on aesthetic obscurantism, missing or
indefinable knowledge is seen as simply
another aspect of his works’ inherent
“incompleteness”; an open-ended
02. approach that allows him to flexibly
take them to another level for further
development.

Sabri’s interests in those obscurantism
lies in his details of creating marks and
prints of in-between spaces, tension
voids, jagged edges, the tension of
the transition during the process of
making and moments that are frozen
and captured within different strategic
operations. His anxiety in experiencing
surprises during his process holds both
03.
excitement and also danger. This risk
had cost him a lot in the production of
his works, but at the same time making
Sabri being more ready and open
towards the inevitable consequences. It
is a bittersweet comfort in his tendency
in liberating painting from cliché
narrative and forced meanings.

He always argues on the relevancy
of making artwork in today’s
unprecedented flow and amount of
04.
information available through
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globalised media and the internet.
What he sees as a redundancy in
reproducing information and critiques
readily available from various sources
into the form of artwork is, for him,
a notion to be challenge by all artists,
academics and thinkers in order to
make art relevant again. This argument
always put Sabri in a situation where
he faces conflict within himself, thus
trapping him in the race with time,
05. resulting in his sedated mode in working
on his paintings. Sometime, his other
commissions, i.e. desktop publishing,
graphic designs and photography
keeps him away from his canvasses,
but during these sojournic moment is
where Sabri discover his experimental
and explorative methods towards
further discovery in his questions and
arguments.

06.

07. 08.
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09. 10.

This series of digital prints are sets
of revisited works from his previous
paintings, captured and manipulated
digitally into fragments of repetitive
patterns. This series of ‘seductively’
composed patterns are his exploration
in making marks through the process of
layering, embedding, contrasting and
so on in order to produce something
that is almost impossible to achieve in
conventional paintings. In the process
of producing works that are regarded 01. Masa Satu
02. Masa Dua
as contemporary, Sabri uses digital
03. Masa Tiga
technology, combined with skillful 04. Masa Empat
photography and painting works to 05. Masa Lima
celebrate the existentialism of his 06. Masa Enam
development of work through the acts of 07. Masa Tujuh
08. Masa Lapan
exploration, research, finding and data 09. Masa Sembilan
recording. 10. Masa Sepuluh

2009
Digitally manipulated photographs
76.2cm x 76.2cm
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ART+TECTURE(S)
NASIR BAHARUDDIN

01.

Nasir strongly believes in discovery of calculation and matrix of knowledge as
living systems theory, which he derived a visual phenomenon or object. Derived
from exploring the world of philosophy, from the theory of the occurrence of
literature and the sciences. His purpose objects, a psychological approach that
in this journey is to structure the includes human anxiety, eccentricity,
law of natural systems through their imagination, reality and between
scientific decoding into works of art. conscious and subconscious phenomenon
His previous paintings often try to were constructed. These analyses
discover a minimalist form-world of indicate the process of natural and
signs as distinct shapes and points, as living systems - the self organizing
they are enigmatic in their content. systems, consisting nature abstraction
In addition to his ideas are proposals that transform into basic knowledge
on the advancement of language on and law of existence to all the visual
visual systems and its content using phenomena and human creation.
geometrical rules and methodologies.
His studies put forth the idea of
natural and living systems, which are
constructed based on abstracting
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His belief in perennial knowledge
and truth is his guiding strength to
further embark and produce works that
challenge conventional means of making
painting. This challenge, etiologically,
are his visual representation derived
from a schematic nature and ordering
of objects that caused systems of visual
phenomena. By discovering these, he
can structure the law of natural systems
through images and abstract paintings
02. as characteristics of needs and mystical
ambiguity. His philosophical attitudes
that are inattentive to the values
and needs for spirituality have paved
alternative scientific approaches to
visual interpretation.

The intent of all of these acts in the
production of his works is actually
an act of obedience, purification,
improvement and enlightenment to the
heart. “Prosperous is he who purifies
it” (Quran, 91:9). These acts are to
03.
achieve the illumination of faith in
what he is doing, which means the
shining of the light of knowledge. His
mind has always been attracted to the
mathematical sciences in accordance
with the “abstract” character of the
doctrine of Oneness (Tawhid), which
lies from the law of natural systems,
where uniformity within multiplicity is
the characteristic in regard to time and
space.

04.
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05. 06.

Art+Tecture(s) are photographic works space and meaning - a visual paradox
that communicate the architectural within the emptiness and natural
representation of beauty - holistically objects. The architectural structure
and mystically. The dynamism and describes underlying cognitive
provocative moment of the architectural processes, influencing human perception
pieces are captured in a dynamic on natural environment. Though these
perspective convention. Spatial photographs could not easily have
interaction, either visible or not, as envisaged outside the parameters of
Rudolph Arnheim says: “the world of images, the parameters of the frozen
images does not simply imprint itself moments are results of operations that
upon a faithfully sensitive organ”. provoke to elucidate his intention on
Rather, in looking at an object, we try this series of works.
to reach out on it. We move through
space around us, go out to distant
places where things are found, touch 01. After Image
them, catch them, scan their surfaces, 02. Enfilade Dissolution
03. Ludic Tension
trace their borders, measure their lines 04. Monastic Odyssey
and so on. It is an eminently active 05. Only Halfway Escape
occupation. The work of lenses and 06. Threshold of Invisible
filters emphasize on angles that create
2009
their exterior monologue of the living
Photography
76.2cm x 76.2cm
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MEASURING SERIES
HAFIZ AMIRROL

01.

The Measuring Series are attempts Throughout his journey in the world
to communicate architectural visual of architecture and creative design,
encounters within a certain journey humanitarian approaches have played
through the process which involve important roles in molding his criteria
gathering historical, strategic, political for a new reflexive kind of architecture.
or other datasets and redefining the His interest in every day’s banality in
territory through particular terms, today’s context of life often forced him
expanded upon specific themes based on to mix multidisciplinary task, i.e. art,
findings from his earlier investigations. graphic, writing, social works, film
These investigations through his earlier making, etc. with architecture to keep
works were testimonies against the his mind stimulated in order to keep on
conventional techniques of drawings, producing new works. Hafiz believes
diagrams, models, collage and that these approaches would some day
photography at differing scales. These tear down the wall between the elitist
representations combined planometric, culture in design and the majority poor
sectional and three-dimensional community.
drawings as temporal techniques
– which are represented in a more
innovative and provocative manner.
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02.

03.

01. Measures of Control
02. Measures of Cut
03. Measures of in Between
04. Measures of Balance

2009
Digitally manipulated drawings,
models, collage and photographs
04. 76.2cm x 76.2cm
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POLAND
WARSAW

CENTRE FOR CONTEMPORARY ART

Ujazdowski Castle
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2,
00-467 Warsaw, Poland, PL Centre for Contemporary Art began its
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 in the public domain. That creation of
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developing art. programme is correlated
Opening Hours: with the reconsruction and organization
Open every day except Monday from 12 of the architectural spaces of the Castle
pm to 7 pm in which the Centre is housed.

Friday from 12 pm to 9 pm

Admissions:
Regular 12 Zloty, Discounted 6 Zloty;
Families 20 Zloty
Last visitors admitted one half hour
before galleries close

The Centre for Contemporary Art
is a place for the creation and
documentation of art in all its
forms. The Centre achieves its goals
through exhibitions, performances,
presentations of visual theatre, concerts
of contemporary music, showings of
experimental films, video art, shows and
creative workshops, as well as various
interdisciplinary events.
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POLAND
LODZ

MODERN ART MUSEUM, LODZ HISTORICAL MUSEUM OF LODZ
MUZEUM SZTUKI MUZEUM HISTORII MIASTA LODZI

Ulica Wieckowskiego 36, Lodz, Poland, Ulica Ogrodowa 15, Lodz, Poland, PL

PL
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T:+48 42 633 9790

Opening Hours:
Opening Hours:
Tue 10:00 to 17:00 Tuesday and Thursday - 10:00 to 16:00
Wed and Fri 11:00 to 17:00 Friday to Sunday - 10:00 to 14:00
Thur 12:00 to 19:00 Wednesday - 14:00 to 18:00

Sat and Sun 10:00 to 16:00

Admissions:
Admissions: Free on Wednesdays


Free on Thursdays

Sited on the corner of Ulica Gdanska Located on the far northern side of
and just a couple of blocks to the west the Ulica Piotrkowska, the Historical
of the Ulica Piotrkowska, the Lodz Museum of Lodz can be found within
Modern Art Museum boasts a large and the glorious palace once owned by the
impressive collection of 20th-century affluent Poznanski family. The elaborate
art works and was amongst the very decorated interior is a particular
first gallery of its kind in the whole highlight and features a wealth of
of Europe. Filled with colourful and exhibitions about the city’s history and
stylish sculptures, paintings, drawings, ghetto, with some displays remembering
sketches and even photographs, this famous citizens, such as the pianist
contemporary art gallery features works Artur Rubinstein and the Polish writer
by a number of world-famous artists, of Jerzy Kosinski
such as Marc Chagall, Max Ernst and
Pablo Picasso. Close by, the Music
Academy may also be of interest.
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POLAND
LODZ

MUSEUM OF ETHNOGRAPHY AND CITY ART GALLERY
ARCHEOLOGY MIEJSKA GALERIA SZTUKI
(MUZEUM ARCHEOLOGICZNE I
ETHOGRAFICNE

Plac Wolnosci 14, Lodz, Poland, PL
 Ulica Wólczanska 31 / 33, Lodz,
T: +48 42 632 8440
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Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday - 10:00 Opening Hours:
to 17:00 Tuesday to Friday - 12:00 to 17:00
Wednesday - 09:00 to 16:00 Saturday and Sunday - 12:00 to 16:00

Saturday - 09:00 to 15:00

Admissions:
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Free on Tuesdays



Close to the Historical Museum of The City Art Gallery enjoys an
Lodz and located on the Plac Wolnosci, appealing setting, being housed within a
a former market place also known beautiful Art Nouveau style villa, which
as Liberty Square, the Museum of was built at the very start of the 20th
Ethnography and Archaeology contains century. Many visiting art exhibitions
an exceptional collection of ancient are regularly staged here and are often
treasures and archaeological artefacts rather contemporary in their style,
from all around this part of Poland. attracting modernist artists from all
Many of the exhibits date from as long over Poland and beyond.
ago as the Stone Age, and cover the
various periods right up to the Middle
Ages.
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POLAND GERMANY
POZNAN BERLIN

ACADEMY OF FINE ARTS IN KUNST-WERKE BERLIN e.V.
POZNAN KW INSTITUTE FOR
AKADEMIA SZTUK PIEKNYCH w CONTEMPORARY ART
POZNANIU

Skrytka Pocztowa 191 Auguststr. 69, 10117 Berlin
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Contact Person: Thur 12 - 21
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Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan
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GERMANY
BERLIN

JEWISH MUSEUM BERLIN HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL

Lindenstraße 9-14, 10969 Berlin Cora-Berliner-Straße
T: +49 (0)30 259 93 300 10117 Mitte, Berlin, Germany
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Opening Hours:
Monday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. CHECKPOINT CHARLIE
Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Admittance will be granted until 7 p.m. Friedrichstraße 43-45, 10969 Berlin,
Tuesdays-Sundays, 9 p.m. on Mondays. Germany

Admissions:
Regular charge: 5 euros
Reduced charge (pupils, students,
apprentices, welfare-recipients): 2.50
euros
Children under the age of six: free of
charge
Family ticket (2 adults and up to 4
children): 10 euros
Audio guide: 2 euros (plus ID as
deposit)
TRAVEL ITINERARY

AUSTRIA
VIENNA

ARCHITECTURE CENTER VIENNA MUSEUM MODERNER KUNST
(ARCHITEKTURZENTRUM WIEN) STIFTUNG LUDWIG
(MUMOK)
7, Museumsplatz 1 
U2:
Museumsquartier, 
U3: Volkstheater 
 Wien
MuseumsQuartier
Museumsplatz
T: 522 31 15 1, A-1070 Vienna

W: www.azw.at T: +43-1-525 00


Opening Hours: Opening Hours:
Daily 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Daily: 10.00 a.m.–6.00 p.m.
Thu:
10.00 a.m. –9.00 p.m.

MUSEUM OF ART HISTORY Admissions:
(KUNSTHISTORISCHES MUSEUM) Adults: 9 euros
Reduced rates: 7.50 euros
Auguststr. 69, 10117 Berlin
T: +49 (0)30 24 34 59-0
F: +49 (0)30 24 34 59-99
E: info@kw-berlin.de

Opening Hours:
Tue - Sun 12 - 19
Thur 12 - 21

Admission:
6 euro, 4 euro concessions
TRAVEL ITINERARY

JULY 3 JULY17
Arrive to Warsaw Travel from Pyzdry to Poznan
Visit to the Embassy of Malaysia in
Poland JULY 17 – JULY 23
Introduction to the city of Warsaw Visit to the Academy of Fine Arts,
Poznan – meeting with academicians
JULY 4
Travel from Warsaw to Pyzdry Contact:
Introduction to the town of Pyzdry Marek Boruczkowski
International Relations
JULY 4 – JULY 17 Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan
Art Exchange/ Residency Program in Skrytka Pocztowa 191
Pyzdry 60-967 Poznan
Poland
The organizer of Art Residency Program
in Pyzdry: Office: +48 61 8552521
Marek Haładuda Fax: +48 61 8528091
H/P +48 663 484 769 Website :www.asp.poznan.pl
Office: +48 61 663 63 87
Address: Production of research materials –
Gospodarstwo Agroturystyczne works execution
Pod Kogutem Finalize research materials and
Włodzimierz Urbaniak presentations – research finding and
Dłuski 72, analysis
62 -310 Pyzdry
Malaysia – Poland Cultural Exchange
• Local cultural studies - an observation Program at the Academy of Fine Arts,
within tacit knowledge methodologies Poznan
• Art and architectural excursion • Artwork showcase
• Museums and galleries visit – visual • Research presentations
interpretations and works determination • Round table discussion with faculty
• Visits to villages and small towns for members and students
local socio-cultural studies – interview
and interaction JULY 23
• Production of artworks – finding Poznan - Paris
process (Nasir and Hafiz)
• Final exhibition at the local museum/
gallery in Pyzdry – the end result and
inter-dialogue
TRAVEL ITINERARY

JULY 23 – JULY 29
Sabri and Ana in Poznan

JULY 29 – AUGUST 2
Sabri and Ana in Lagow on the 2nd
August as expected

AUGUST 3 – AUGUST 17
Art Exchange/ Residency Program in
Łagów

The organizer of Art Residency Program
in Łagów:

Alla Trafimenkowa -Herman
Mobile: +48 514 94 66 14
alla.farbe@arcor.de

Address:
Łagów
ul.Lipowa 1
66-220 Łagów Lubuski

AUGUST 17
Travel from Łagów to Warsaw
You can go by train from Wiebodzin

AUGUST 18
Farewell visit to the Embassy of
Malaysia in Poland

AUGUST 19
Return flight from Warsaw
MALAYSIAN EMBASSIES

POLAND FRANCE
Embassy of Malaysia, Warsaw Embassy of Malaysia, Paris

No. 3, Gruzinska Str., 2bis rue Bénouville,
Saska Kepa, 75116 Paris, France
03-902, Warsaw
Republic of Poland

T: (+4822) 617 4413/ 617 3144 T: 00 331 45 53 11 85
F: (+4822) 617 6256 / 616 0590 F: 00 331 47 27 34 60
E: mwwarsaw@poczta.neostrada.pl E: malparis@kln.gov.my
malwarsaw@kln.gov.my
Work day: Monday to Friday
Work day: Monday to Friday 0900 - 1700 hrs
0830 - 1630 Holiday: Saturday and Sunday
Holiday: Saturday and Sunday

GERMANY AUSTRIA
Embassy of Malaysia, Berlin Embassy of Malaysia, Vienna &
Permanent Mission of Malaysia to the
Klingelhoeferstr. 6 United Nations Vienna
10785 Berlin
Federal Republic of Germany T: +43-1-5051042 Ext. 17 or 18
F: +43-1-5031390
T: +49-(0)30-88 57 49 0 E: pasa@embassymalaysia.at
F: +49-(0)30-88 57 49 50/55
E: mwberlin@malemb.de Officer: Dr. Noor Hasnah Mohamed
Khairullah (Scientific Attache)
Work day: Monday to Friday Siti Hawa Idris (Personal Assistant to
0900 - 1700 hrs the Scientific Attache)
Holiday: Saturday and Sunday
Work day: Monday to Friday
0900 - 1700 hrs
Holiday: Saturday and Sunday
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WARSAW

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