Master of Silk Canvases: John Martono

When looking at John Martono’s art, many are intrigued by the dynamic interplay and movement of colours that seem to dance with one another. This is largely afforded by the uniqueness of the silk canvas, and John’s artistic mastery of the medium. Fiidaa Art spoke to John to find out more about how he works and what his works mean to him.

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Hui Lin Chen
Yeo Shih Yun: Diaries, Marking Time and Other Preoccupations

A familiar artist to Fiidaa Art – Shih Yun Yeo – showcases several of her new works in an ongoing exhibition Diaries, Marking Time and Other Preoccupations at the National University of Singapore Museum. Transforming the exhibition room into a studio space where art-making occurs, Diaries, Marking Time and Other Preoccupations reveals Shih Yun’s valuation of spontaneity and the artistic process behind her practice.

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Hui Lin Chen
Songket Weaving with Tanoti

Songket is a traditional Malaysian textile handwoven in silk or cotton patterned by interwoven metallic gold or silver threads. This month, Fiidaa Art reached out to Jacqueline from Sarawak-based boutique songket atelier Tanoti to share with us more about the ancient art.

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Hui Lin Chen