Ilham Gallery in KL reopens with a visual feast, exploring photography culture in Malaysia

  • Arts
  • Tuesday, 21 Jul 2020

'Bayangnya itu Timbul Tenggelam - Photographic Cultures In Malaysia' explores an alternative understanding of the complex modern history of photography. This photo is from the 1960s. Photo: Ilham Gallery

After being closed for more than four months since the movement control order (MCO) was implemented on March 18, Ilham Gallery in KL reopens today (July 21) with photography exhibition Bayangnya Itu Timbul Tenggelam – Photographic Cultures In Malaysia.

This exhibition, curated by K. Azril Ismail, Hoo Fan Chon and Simon Soon, surveys the cultures that developed around photography and its relationship to Malaysia.

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