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YOU ARE ALL INVITED
CURATED & PARTICIPATED – GROUP EXHIBITION
1 March – 31 March 2019
ChinaHouse, Penang, Malaysia
An exhibition initiated by the Penang Monthly Meetup for Artists and Art Enthusiasts hosted by Madhvee Deb and Ju Underwood
This exhibition is inspired by the idea of breaking down the psychological barriers that prevent many people from engaging with art. In order to encourage participation, submissions are open to all, and all work will be displayed. To make the exhibition environment approachable it has been organised to be user-friendly and relaxed.
The second concept of this exhibition is continuous curation. The curators aim to periodically generate contrasting arrangements, to provoke the viewer to different readings of the works according to context.
2 Feb – 28 Feb 2019
Venue: Soho Galleri, Västerås Sweden
DIGITAL WASTE: THE SWEET SMELL OF BURNING
DIGITAL WASTE: THE SWEET SMELL OF BURNING
2 Feb – 28 Feb 2019
Venue: OME by Spacebar, 1 Lorong Toh Aka Georgetown
Madhvee’s Solo Exhibition was part of the George Town Festival, which is an annual, month-long celebration of culture, heritage, art, and community.
Inaugurated in 2010 in honour of George Town’s designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the festival transforms the city into a global stage, showcasing world-class performances, installations, and collaborations from international and local artists alike. With over one hundred unique events each year, the festival seeks to create new and vibrant connections between the traditional and the contemporary, the past and the future.
RAINBOW CENTRE FUND RAISER EXHIBITION
1 – 8 Dec 2016
Venue: Ion Orchard, Singapore
In a meaningful collaboration, Madhvee and Rainbow Centre Singapore worked together to create unique artwork, from conceptualisation to decorating and painting, on child-sized Louis chairs.
The project also involved other artists, culminating in an exhibition, Rainbow Charity, held at ION Orchard. The exhibition intended to increase awareness for children and youths with special needs as well as raise funds towards expanding the campus to accommodate more students.
SINGAPOUR EN FRANCE
27 Mar – 12 Apr 2015
This program of artistic videos, animated films, installations and exhibitions of photographs by confirmed or emerging artists is presented at several festival venues.Through numerous individualities and singularities, Singapore video collection draws the sensitive portrait of a country more contrasted than it seems.
This evening will highlight a panorama of the video creation of Singapore through the films of NAFA, LASALLE, NTU and emerging and confirmed artists:
Madhvee Deb – Metamorphosis
Chee Ying Quan – Open space
Geraldine Kang – Chemical head
Kray Chen Kerui – And the female voice says: ninth floor
Jing Tan Futur – Wonderland
Jennifer Mehigan – Binge purge idk
Tran Nguyen Tan Anh – Downtown
Andre Quek – Princess
Goh Wei Choon – 1997
Mark Mee – The animals
Sookoon Ang – Exorcize me
ART STAGE SINGAPORE
22 – 25 Jan 2015
Venue: Sands Expo & Convention Centre
Madhvee was part of a group exhibition for the Lasalle College Of The Arts Booth
25 Apr – 11 May 2014
“Landings,” the title of this year’s M.A. Fine Arts Graduation Exhibition. The selection of the term by the graduates, however, also underscored the importance placed on the journeys that preceded them, and I would add, the beginnings. Despite the unknown outcome of such journeys, and the complexion of the different stages, they have persevered through the trials of temporary setbacks and failures to come to some form of resolution with their art practices. The journeys we take with art are never easy, and for the large part, they take us into unknown and unexplored realms, both for oneself and the art community at large, to even proffer a compromise between art and self. The setting of an artificial dateline such as a graduation show is akin to a temporary wayside station to rest and contemplate, to ponder and to strategize our next moves, and never a final destination to
18 - 20 Sept 2013
Lasalle College Of The Arts (Winstedt Campus)
The expression ‘huis clos’ appears in the middle of the sixteenth century to say “behind closed doors”, an expression in which the word “clos”, meaning “to shut” was eventually picked-up by the English language to become today’s verb “to close”.
One might also think of a family as a “huis clos”, because every family has its secrets, habits that neighbours do not need to know. The family, even in the XXI century, still is the backbone of society and will probably remain so for a long time; A tight and closed human unit upon which the larger society rest.
Based on the above notion Madhvee made contact with a Singaporean family and, visited them at different times of the day, to experience various aspects of their everyday life and turn that “closed” experience into a photographic portfolio.
8–21 November 2013
Venue: Institute of Contemporary Art Singapore
Praxis Space // Project Space, LASALLE College of the Arts
The giraffe has intrigued various cultures, both ancient and modern, for its peculiar appearance. With towering legs and long necks, giraffes have beautifully patterned coats—but no two individuals have the same design. And they gather in loose social groups if they happen to be moving in the same direction.
But is the giraffe silent? Often considered to be quiet and non-verbal, giraffes actually communicate with one another infrasonically over long-distances—while at other times, they may grunt, whistle or hiss. Giraffes, like the artists in the MA Fine Arts programme in this show, have a range of interesting strategies to navigate life. Come discover the subtleties and surprises.
ROUND TABLE: PORTRAITS, BETWEEN REALITY & FICTION
13 Sept 2013
Venue: Alliance Française, Singapore
Madhvee was invited to talk about the process involved in translating someone else’s tangible thoughts into successful photographs. This discussion address the making of the photograph on gender ambiguity.