Art's vibrant energy shines at Ipoh International Art Festival

A performance art work called 'Si... Tua... Si' by Azizan Paiman and Percha Art Space at Muzium Darul Ridzuan on Nov 30. Photo: Ipoh International Art Festival

The sight of contemporary artist Azizan Paiman, in a hazmat suit, smashing a toilet seat in front of Muzium Darul Ridzuan's entrance in Ipoh last weekend might not have been your usual opening ceremony art event.

However, it did enough to gain an enthusiastic applause from a crowd gathered to witness one of the early performances to coincide with the recent launch of the Ipoh International Art Festival 2019 at the museum.

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