13 Oct - 26 Oct 2014
Sunday to Thursday, 10am to 6pm
Friday & Saturday, 10am to 10pm
Five Arts Centre studio
Featuring political posters, graphics and objects made by designer-activist Fahmi Reza since 2002, this exhibition brings together a wide collection of images that have been shown in diverse contexts - ranging from guerilla interventions to political protests, Facebook graphics to designs in solidarity with Malaysian and international causes.
Fahmi Reza is a self-taught graphic designer, arts worker and political activist based in Kuala Lumpur. As a political graphic designer, he has been openly critical of the government through his work, and have been arrested and banned for his activism. In 2007, he directed the critically-acclaimed historical documentary '10 Tahun Sebelum Merdeka', which was awarded the Most Outstanding Human Rights Film at the 2007 Freedom Film Fest. He was also a key figure in the Occupy Dataran movement in Kuala Lumpur. He is currently banned by the Sarawak government from entering the state because of his activism work.
This event is organized as part of Five Arts Centre's 30th anniversary programme - tenTenTEN! It is part of 'Para-Sites', a series of curated events throughout 2014-2015.