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Haffendi Anuar (b. Malaysia)


Solo Exhibitions


Rumah Berkaki (Legged House), Arrival, Tower Room, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham


Flat Lands, A.I. Gallery, Cromwell Place, London

Ringtangan, PULSE Clinic Bangsar Health Center, Kuala Lumpur

Rintangan, online, Richard Koh Fine Art. Kuala Lumpur


Midday Stanza, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore



Migratory Objects, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

Migratory Objects, Volta New York 2017, New York



Elephant Utopia, Future Section, Art Taipei 2015, Taipei

M13, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur


Group Exhibitions


With Whom We Mutually Communicate?, curated by Mentong Zhang, Copeland Gallery, London

ILHAM Art Show 2022, ILHAM Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

Eye of the Collector 2022, with A.I. Gallery, Two Temple Place, London

Time Together: Exploring Art Through Khazanah Nasional Berhad's Collection, Online exhibiton, Khazanah Virtual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

PULSE Awards: Art for Life, Pulse Gallery, Bangkok


Notes from the Motherland, Aicon Contemporary, New York

A Life Beyond Boundaries (The Geography of Belonging), curated by Loredana Pazzini-Paracciani, JWD Art Space, Bangkok

A Good Line, A Good Line, A.I. Gallery, London

SH/FT, No Show Space, London


In Our Own Frame, RKFA SG 10th Anniversary Show, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore


The Foot Beneath the Flower, ADM Gallery, Nanyang Tech University, Singapore

SEA Focus 2020, Singapore


Empty Vase (curated by Lingzhi Zhuang), Gallery Vacancy, Shanghai


For the Few and the Many, Beers London, London

Bakat Muda Sezaman 2019 (Young Contemporaries 2019), National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur




Elysian Fields (2 person show with Sinta Tantra), Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur


Summer of Love, J:Gallery x Design Republic, Shanghai         

Condo Shanghai, J:Gallery hosting Project Native Informant and Greengrassi, Shanghai

Volta Basel (with Richard Koh Fine Art), Basel

Flotsam, Jetsam, Lagan and Derelict, A.I. Gallery, London

New Look, Christine Park Gallery, New York

head heap heat, Institute of Contemporary Arts Singapore, Singapore

The Horizon is Just an Illusion: New Thoughts on Landscape, Our ArtProjects, Kuala Lumpur



West Bund Art and Design (with J:Gallery), Shanghai

Asia Now (with Richard Koh Fine Art), Paris

Powerhouse Commission 2017, Battersea Power Station and CASS Sculpture Foundation, London

THE UNREAL DEAL: Six Decades of Malaysian Abstract Art, Bank Negara Museum and Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

PERSONAL STRUCTURES – Open Borders, European Cultural Center, in the context of the 57th Venice Biennale, Venice

Southwind Print Projects, New York

ILHAM CONTEMPORARY FORUM Malaysia 2009 - 2017, Ilham Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

Bakat Muda Sezaman 2017 (Young Contemporaries 2017), National Visual Arts Gallery, Kuala Lumpur



Malaysian Art, A Special Preview, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur


B-Movie, J:Gallery, Shanghai



Eyeball Massage, Fingers Exercise, Fergana Artspace, Penang


Synthesis, The Art Center, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok

I am Ten, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

Malaysian Art, A New Perspective, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore

Malaysian Art, A New Perspective, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur



Cherry on Top(less), Topless, New York

MEAA 2014 (Malaysian Emerging Artists Award), Whitebox @ Publika, Kuala Lumpur



METAMORPH, Hoxton Garage, London


Void Open 2013, Hoxton Arches, London


Xhibit 2013, SU Gallery, UAL and Four Corners Gallery, London

Green Week, Lower Street Gallery, London College of Communication, London



Show, Elthorne Road, London

Magic Assemblage, Magic Assembly, Petrie Museum, London



Quick – in the Moment…., Nolia Gallery, London


Utopia, the Architecture of Perfection, Nolia Gallery, London

In-Exchange, Lethaby Gallery, London



VAA Exhibtion (Starhill Visual Arts Award), Kuala Lumpur


Breakthrough Exhibition, The Gallery @ Starhill, KL PAC and Dasein Gallery, Kuala Lumpur


Young Malaysian Artists - New Object(ion),Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur

Artriangle 3, National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur

NKOTB, Threesixty Art Development Studio, Kuala Lumpur



Art +- 1000, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur



Foundation Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence



PULSE Awards: Art for Life, Pulse Gallery, Bangkok


Vivien Liegh Art Prize 2020, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford

Emery Prize 2020, Pembroke JCR Art Gallery, Pembroke College, Oxford University, Oxford


KARA 2019 (Kooshk Artist Residency Award), Tehran



Joint winner for the Battersea Power Station 'Powerhouse Commission 2017', organized by Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, UK and Battersea Power Station Development, London, UK



Finalist, 'MEAA' (Malaysian Emerging Artists Awards), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia



Winning piece, 'Xhibit 2013', University of the Arts London,  London, UK



Shortlisted, Starhill Gallery Visual Arts Awards (VAA), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia




KARA 2019 (5th Kooshk Art Residency Award), Kooshk Residency, Tehran (May)



Khazanah Nasional Berhad Artist Fellowship 2018, Acme Studios and Troy Town Pottery, London (Sept - Dec)


Artist in Resident and collaborative art projects with student, International School of Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur (Oct - June)         


Resident artist at Rimbun Dahan, Rimbun Dahan International Residency, Kuang, Malaysia (Feb - May)



Resident artist at Rimbun Dahan, Rimbun Dahan International Residency, Kuang, Malaysia (July)

Projects and Talks


Online sharing-session for USM’s Postgraduate-seminar, University Science Malaysia, Penang

Presented a sharing session titled ‘Sarong Mentality’ on Conscious Isolation platform, online, UK


Facebook AIR Commission, Facebook, Singapore (June)

‘Art in the Park’ outdoor sculpture commission for Tamansari Sculpture Project 2018 at Tamansari, Bandaraya Development Berhad, Rawang, Malaysia


Speaker in ‘Power Stories: Powerhouse Commission Artist Talk’ with Jesse Wine and Sam Thorne, moderated by Helen Turner, Battersea Power Station and Cass Sculpture Foundation, London

Co-published with Veronika Neukirch, a publication titled ‘Hafka’, documenting works and discussions produced at Rimbun Dahan arts residency, Kuang, Malaysia from Feb - May 2017. Project is sponsored by Goethe-Institut Malaysia

Speaker in ‘Open Border – Southeast Asia Forum’ with Tulip Duong and Boedi Widjaja, Moderated by Kwok Kian Chow (SMU (Singapore Management University) Singapore), Palazzo Rossini, Venice

Moderated Mark Tan’s Art Talk in-conjunction for his solo exhibition ‘Arrangements’ at Our Art Projects, Kuala Lumpur


Speaker in ‘Talks x Asia Society: Contemporary Art in Greater Asia’ with Bembol Dela Cruz, Tiffany Chung and Shahzia Sikander, moderated by Tan Boon Hui, Art Central Hong Kong 2016, Hong Kong


Aesop collaboration ‘Precious as Porcelain Gift Kit’ with Advanced Brittle Bodies (2015), Aesop, Kuala Lumpur

Speaker in ‘Prudential Eye Artist Forum’, British Council Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur



Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, UK

Battersea Power Station, London

Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, UK

The Ritz-Carlton Maldives, Fari Islands

Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Facebook, Singapore

Tamansari, Bandaraya Development Berhad (BRDB), Kuala Lumpur


2019 - 2020

MFA, Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, Oxford


2010 - 2013   


BA Honors, Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London

2006 - 2007           


BFA (Foundation), Rhode Island School of Design, Providence

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