About

Kapallorek is an independent art space formed in 2014. Founded by Fadly Sabran (Visual Artist) and based in Seri Iskandar, Perak, Malaysia. It operates as a non-profit organization that serves alternative platform for Emerging New Media Artist, Inter-Disciplinary Arts, Experimental Artists & Researcher. This is done by having exhibition, workshop, performances art and dialogue & sharing sessions regarding their creative practice with the local communities. Kapallorek also strive to have collaborative exchange with regional and international art practitioners and arts spaces.

 

FOUNDER / DIRECTOR

Born in 1983, Fadly Sabran is a New Media Artist live and work in Perak, Malaysia. He graduated with a Master’s Degree in Visual Art and Design at University Sains Malaysia. He obtained his Bachelor (hons) Degree and Diploma in Fine Art from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia.

He is a founder of Kapallorek Art Space since 2014 and actively organizing and curating several experimental exhibitions, his collective also involved in many collaborative projects across the region to promote new media art to the local community. His works incorporate and consist of media art and technology which includes painting, video, sound, light, kinetic, interactive and installation art.

He has participated in numerous group exhibitions both local and international. His work has been exhibited in private gallery and  institutions such as National Art Gallery and Petronas Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2020); National For The Culture and the Arts NCCA Gallery, Manila Philippines (2019); 33rdImage Forum Festival, Asian Experimental Cinema, Tokyo Japan (2019); 18thAsian Art Biennale, National Art Gallery Dhaka, Bangladesh (2018); Wrapping Unwrapping at ISBI, Bandung Indonesia (2017); Art Without Man, The Korean Society of Media & Arts KOSMA, Asia Cultural Centre, Gwangju, South Korea (2017); Cheritera, Start Art Fair,  at Saatchi Gallery, London (2014), and many other galleries and museums.

 

PROJECT COORDINATOR / CURATOR

Syafiq A’liam (b.1984 Perak) formally graduate from UiTM in Diploma and BA Hons Fine Arts. GAS was his breaking point after getting through a lot of experiences since 2002 from Contemporary Art Scene, creative industries and also behind the making of local and international theatre and movie sets.

He was one of the Nokia Art Award’s honorable mentioned in 2006, Australian Scenic Painter Association certified in 2010, Southeast Asia CURATORSLAB Award Gothe- Jakarta 2015, CURATORSLAB Frankfurt, Germany in 2016 and CURATORSLAB in Bangkok 2016. He also appointed as a specialist sculptor and prop maker at Al-Jazeera in Doha in 2016.

Along the way of his multi talents in Arts, he is still remained as a Contemporary Artist as his core and Leading the 1st Scenic Painter Community in Malaysia under Groundzero Studio label in order to give a magnificent artistic touch for a local art department and entertainment industries. He considered as one of the local art department developer in his way and always loved to keep low but stay sharp.