Gan Sze Hooi

Into The Jail ( Open ) 91.5x 231cm Oil on Canvas 2015 Gan Sze Hooi RM22,000 - New angle

GAN SZE HOOI

Born in 1977 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

EDUCATION
2001

Diploma of Visual Art, Central Academy of Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

SOLO EXHIBITION
2014

Revelation of Jalan Sultan, at Lostgens’ contemporary Art space, Jalan Panggung, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

INTERNATIONAL SHOW/ART FAIRS
2018

Filling the Void: A Conversation between Man and Space with G13 Gallery, Malaysia

2015

Inter-Art 2015 International ArtCamp XXth Anniversary edition, Aiud, Romania, National Museum of
Unification in Alba Lulia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020

SEDEKAD, G1310th Years Anniversary Exhibition, G13 Gallery, Malaysia

2018

Against the Day, A Drawing Exhibition, Artproject, Malaysia
Filling the Void: A Conversation between Man and Space with G13 Gallery, Malaysia

2017

Interactive Art Exhibition, Wei-Ling Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Configuration Show with G13 Gallery, Malaysia
Art Aids Charity Show at Publica White Box, Malaysia

2016

Publik Art, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, Malaysia
Warisan Padi Kedah Festival, Kedah, Malaysia
The Past Is Never Where You Think You Left It, Wei-Ling Gallery, Malaysia
Body Language, Xin Art Space, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Voice of Voiceless, G13 Gallery, Malaysia

2015

Configuration 2015 with G13 Gallery, Malaysia
Tales from The City with G13 Gallery, Malaysia
Bangladesh, India, Nepal & Malaysia Fusion Visual Arts 2015, Galeri Seni Mutiara, Penang, Malaysia
Recent Acquisitions, Bali Seni Visual Negara, Malaysia
Life lines group exhibition@Xin Art Space, Malaysia

2013

Kuala Lumpur 7th Triennial : Barricade, White Box, Malaysia
M50: Selamat Hari Malaysia@2013 Balai Seni Visual Negara at White Box,Map@Publika, Malaysia
Barricade, Kuala Lumpur 7th Triennial at White Box, Map@Publika, Malaysia

AWARDS
2000

Finalist in Nokia Awards, “The Playground of your Imagination”

1999

Finalist in Nokia Awards, “The Vision of your Future”

International Art Camp
2016

International Spring Art Camp by D.P.Dhar Memorial Trust, Srinagar, Athwajan, J&K, India

City of Corpse

City of Corpse

Gan Sze Hooi
183x90cm
Oil on Canvas & Mixed Media
2014

City of Corpse

Gan Sze Hooi
183x90cm
Oil on Canvas & Mixed Media
2014


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The Politicians and Sheraton Hotel

The Politicians and Sheraton Hotel

Gan Sze Hooi
153x122cm
Oil on Canvas
2020

The Politicians and Sheraton Hotel

Gan Sze Hooi
153x122cm
Oil on Canvas
2020


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Artist Statement

The Sheraton move, which took place on 29th February 2020 at the Sheraton hotel, depicted a series of dramas witnessed by the citizens of Malaysia. It was recorded as a scene of an unethical manoeuvre by the politicians who violated the mandate given by the citizens who voted in the 14th General Election. The victory gained by the coalition of parties forming Pakatan Harapan was astounding, but it lasted up to only 22 months. Sadly, as the artist is trying to portray in this artwork, many opportunists proved during the event that they were fervent with the desire to join forces with the government only for the sake of power.

It is reiterated with regret that this event has marked the darkest period in Malaysian political history!

Habitation Debris  I

Habitation Debris I

Gan Sze Hooi
94.5x128cm
Charcoal on Cartridge Paper and Oil on Canvas
2016

Habitation Debris I

Gan Sze Hooi
94.5x128cm
Charcoal on Cartridge Paper and Oil on Canvas
2016


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SEDEKAD

3 - 24 October 2020

FILLING THE VOID

7 - 21 April 2018

Art Stage Singapore 2018

26 - 28 Jan 2018

Art Expo Malaysia 2015

10 - 13 Sept 2015

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