Haffendi Anuar (b. 1985, Malaysia)

haffendianuar@gmail.com

Education

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

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019

Midday Stanza, Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore

2017     

 

Migratory Objects, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

Migratory Objects, Volta New York 2017, New York

2015          

 

Elephant Utopia, Future Section, Art Taipei 2015, Taipei

M13, Richard Koh Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur

 

Group Exhibitions

2019

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

 

2018 

 

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

2017            

 

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

2016            

 

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

 

B-Movie, J:Gallery, Shanghai

2015            

 

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

2014            

 

Cherry on Top(less), Topless, New York

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

2013            

 

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

2012            

 

Show, Elthorne Road, London

Magic Assemblage, Magic Assembly, Petrie Museum, London

2011            

 

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

 

Utopia, the Architecture of Perfection, Nolia Gallery, London

In-Exchange, Lethaby Gallery, London

2010            

 

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

2007            

 

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

2005            

 

Foundation Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence

Competitions

2019

KARA 2019 (Kooshk Artist Residency Award), Tehran

2017             

 

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

2014             

 

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

2013             

 

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

2010             

 

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

 

Residencies

2019

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

2018 

 

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)         

2017            

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

2015             

 

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

Projects and Talks

2018

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

Public and Corporate Collections

Khazanah Nasional Berhad, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Singapore Art Museum, Singapore

Cass Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, UK

Facebook, Singapore