The Good Malaysian Woman: Ethnicity, Religion, Politics

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The Good Malaysian Woman:
ethnicity, religion, politics.

an art exhibition in aid of All Women’s Action Society (AWAM)

18 – 25 May 2014
Black Box, Publika, Solaris Dutamas, Kuala Lumpur
Gallery Hours: 11.00 am – 7.00 pm

What does it mean to be a ‘good’ woman in Malaysia? Who defines what is ‘good’? Twenty-two artists will be presenting their artworks in response to the idea of what it means to be a ‘good’ woman in society, addressing issues of identity and self, community and nationality. A workshop and panel talk will be held in conjunction with the exhibition.

Workshop: The Good Malaysian Woman? Exploring Expectations
22 May 2014 | 6 pm | Black Box, Publika
What does society expect of a ‘good’ woman? How do women learn to become ‘good’? Join us for an interactive session as we explore the myriad of interpretations to the question of ‘The Good Malaysian Woman’. A workshop for women 18 – 30 years old. Spaces are limited. To apply, call AWAM at 7877 4221 or email comm.programs.awam[at] by 18 May 2014.

Artist Panel: The Good Artist: navigating boundaries of acceptance
24 May | 3pm | Black Box, Publika
How do artists negotiate the boundaries of belonging, meaning and power in the different domains of social, political and cultural life? Join us in this discussion with a panel of artists from the exhibition. The event is open to the public. Entry is free. 

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For more information about this project, contact:
Wei San at 03-7877 4221, advocacy.programs.awam [at]

This is a collaborative effort by:

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