15 local artists show their colours

Izah Azahari

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin officially launched the Loreng Dinamika art exhibition at Mabohai Shopping Complex yesterday.

The expo at Unit 204 and the public spaces of the complex is available for viewing until November 1.

The event began with the recitation of Surah Al-Fatihah and a speech by Mabohai Shopping Complex Manager Yee-Man Cheng and Astera Consultant Siti Kaprawi.

Yee-Man Cheng said this is the first time such an event is being held at Mabohai Shopping Complex, and that being staunch supporters of the arts and creative field in Brunei, they are incredibly honoured to be able to showcase such incredible talent. “I hope this event will inspire other artists and individuals to reach their potential through their experience of viewing the artwork around us today,” the manager added.

Siti Kaprawi thanked Mabohai Shopping Complex for hosting the event and the participating artists.

The exhibition showcases the unique work of 15 renowned local artists including Pengiran Abdul Wahab Hassan Al-Abbas, Dr Haji Zakaria bin Haji Abd Hamid, Dato Paduka Haji Sofry bin Haji Abdul Gafor, Pengiran Timbang bin Pengiran Haji Tuah and Haji Dayang bin Haji Mutalib.

The public can check out the artwork in the public areas of the complex between 10am and 9pm daily, however, Unit 204 which contains several other pieces will be open between 11am and 6pm daily.

Minister of Culture, Youth and Sports Major General (Rtd) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin tours the art exhibition. PHOTO: IZAH AZAHARI