Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 3)”

Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 2)”

Art is not what you see, but what you want others to see. We believe that every living soul is an artist in their own way; that what they do is Art to someone else. In this project, we roamed around George Town in search of everyday people who are contributing to the unique character of this city. A community project, Why Art, was launched in May by the Youth Ambassadors with the objective of understanding how the local art scene has changed lives andContinue Reading “Why Art (Part 1)”

Emily at Emerald Hill was shown in Town Hall during George Town Festival 2010. George Town Festival, one of the major ASEAN arts festivals in Malaysia, is organised by Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd. The standing ovation is rare in Melbourne, and reserved for the very best performances. This production has moved Australian audiences in such a profound way, and it’s very deserving.” – Melbourne Festival “A damn good piece of theatre.” – TODAY “A dizzying engagement with the androgyny of identity. It was impossibleContinue Reading “Emily Portrayed by three for george town festival”

The Blue Mansion is the second film from director Glen Goei after the international hit Forever Fever (1998), one of Singapore’s leading film and theater directors. The film was screened during George Town Festival 2010, and for the second time in 2015 during the In-Between Arts Festival (IbAF). George Town Festival, one of the major ASEAN arts festivals in Malaysia, is organised by Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd. Goei’s ambition to make quality commercial fare is still evident throughout – Variety 100 minutes of being entertained by fabulousContinue Reading “Singaporean Director Returned with Second Film”

Dancers from China, Thailand and Malaysia come together over monkey characters in ancient Asian traditions. 12 Monkeys & More… was performed during George Town Festival 2010. George Town Festival, one of the major ASEAN Arts festivals in Malaysia, is organised by Joe Sidek Productions Sdn Bhd.     “What better place to stage a performance on monkeys than the Botanic Gardens?” George Town Festival’s festival director Joe Sidek says, laughing. It’s no surprise to Penangnites that if one pays a visit to the Botanical Gardens, thereContinue Reading “Malaysia, Thailand and China Portrays Monkey Gods”