Veteran Malaysian artist demonstrates creative resilience in these challenging times


Datuk Sharifah Fatimah's new exhibition is inspired by her past travels to the Middle East and the Balkans. Photo: G13 Gallery

You may think that Datuk Sharifah Fatimah Syed Zubir Barakbah’s latest visual chronicle, Tales Of Solace, is a reference to the pandemic and year-long confinement that we were all subjected to. But you’d be wrong.

“Solitude and solace don’t refer to the pandemic, ” says Sharifah Fatimah candidly over the phone.

Subscribe now for a chance to win your dream holiday!

Monthly Plan

RM13.90/month

Annual Plan

RM12.33/month

Billed as RM148.00/year

1 month

Free Trial

For new subscribers only


Cancel anytime. No ads. Auto-renewal. Unlimited access to the web and app. Personalised features. Members rewards.
Follow us on our official WhatsApp channel for breaking news alerts and key updates!
   

Next In Culture

Opera show revisits WWII hero Sybil Kathigasu's bravery
As Gaza war rages, Palestinian cultural life silenced in Israel
Pioneering US video artist Bill Viola dies aged 73
108yo Ipoh Town Hall to be turned into performing arts centre
George Town Festival: where art and culture steal the scene, bring people together
Weekend for the arts: Hwang Bo-reum book tour, Peking opera magic
Furry divine symbols: cats join Egyptian antiquities show at Shanghai Museum
Romania faces down Louis Vuitton for 'stealing' its beloved blouse
Grammy Museum to rock a K-pop exhibit with BTS and Le Sserafim artefacts
Singapore's hell theme park dead serious about afterlife

Others Also Read