7 pull out of KL Biennale over ‘censorship’

Ikhwan Zulkaflee

The installation, Under Construction, covered by the artists after they removed their artwork from the KL Biennale 2017, a mega-scale international contemporary arts programme at the National Visual Art Gallery in Jalan Tun Razak, Kuala Lumpur, today. Police are investigating the artwork following public complaints. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Hasnoor Hussain, November 22, 2017.

ONE day before its official opening, a group of Malaysian and Indonesian artists withdrew today from the Kuala Lumpur Biennale (KL Biennale) 2017, claiming that their artworks have been removed from the exhibition. 

The group, a collaboration of five Malaysians from Pusat Sekitar Seni (PSS) and two Indonesians from Population Project, had produced an installation entitled Under Construction.

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