- Partner South East Asia: Arts and Culture Matters to develop new connections between South East Asian and UK arts and culture stakeholders
- Malaysia Now: Arts and Culture Mosaic look at the opportunities and diversity of the Arts and Culture landscape in Malaysia and highlight collaboration pathways between Malaysian and UK arts sectors and practitioners
The British Council is pleased to announce Partner South East Asia: Arts and Culture Matters event, taking place on a dedicated online platform between 22 – 25 November 2021. The event will feature Malaysia Now: Arts and Culture Mosaic – a country briefing session for Malaysia live on 23 November from 6.45 – 8.15pm (Malaysian time).
Developing new connections between South East Asian and UK arts and culture stakeholders is a key focus of the British Council in East Asia. With an exciting programme curated by the British Council Arts Managers across six ASEAN countries of Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Viet Nam, the event aims to reach arts and cultural professionals, academics, funders and Government officials from the UK and South East Asian countries who are interested in connecting and collaborating with their respective counterparts. The four-day event will feature three thematic sessions, five country briefing sessions, and a dedicated space for networking for future collaborations. The full event schedule can be viewed here.
As part of this event, Malaysia Now: Arts and Culture Mosaic brings audiences on a retrospective as well as forward look journey at the opportunities and diversity of the Arts and Culture landscape in Malaysia and highlight collaboration pathways between Malaysian and UK arts sectors and practitioners.
The first part of this 1.5 hours session will shine a spotlight on a multimedia, cross-disciplinary project; SuperEverything* and its UK and Malaysian artist collaborators. We invite you to join in the discussion on how these connections were built, nurtured and the collaborators’ thoughts on: The impact and challenges of the collaboration. Are issues addressed by the project still relevant today? Ten years on, what has changed in Malaysia?
In the second part of the session, we will unpack two research reports on Malaysia’s Arts sectors and Cultural Cities, with the aim of further identifying areas of connections and collaborations between the two countries.
To join Partner South East Asia: Arts and Culture Matters event and Malaysia Now: Arts and Culture Mosaic session, please visit our event webpage and pre-register.