This is a film by Chan Seong Foong and myself made in 2015 as part of the Freedom Film Festival in Kuala Lumpur. It is now online. Please share.
About 30 Japanese academics and researchers from the 9 International Conference of Asian Arts Management in Malaysia 2014, visited Kg Hakka on 15.12.14. The Kampung Hakka Mantin ????? were honoured by their interest. Rakan Mantin group had an interesting exchange with the visitors and show them round the place and the community.
On 10 December, International Human Rights Day, 2014, Rakan Mantin were among the six nominees, nominated by public members, for the Suaram Human Rights Award . The others were Dapur Jalanan, The Transgender Community of Seremban, Sisters in Islam, Persatuan Mahasiswa Universiti Malaya 2013/2014, and Teoh Beng Hock Trust for Democracy. We’re proud to be among just minded friends.
This collection of 24 B/W photographs of Kg Hakka Mantin was on display at the Kuala Lumpur Photography Festival last weekend. It was an important visual statement about a significant Malaysian historical and cultural landscape.
The Arts-ED Penang, 8-10 Nov.14, invited over thirty individuals and groups in the country to come together to network and to share their experiences working in communities through the various arts practises.