Author: Eksentrika

POETRY | Rubbish by Lawrence Pettener

Image sourced My Sunday morning floor: fingernail bits and hairs, plus dead skin, sex toys and other such detritus, lie in a mass. With no one to rub off, or to rub me up the right way, I sometimes feel a little rubbish. Agile ang-moh, quacky kwai-lo, newschool & Liverpool, Irish & published, pager & stager loved by Ted Hughes & Attila, out there & out here – like Lawrence Pettener‘s book, May All Beings Rock! Are you a poet? Send us some of your poems over to editors@eksentrika.com! We also welcome short stories as well. Do include a short...

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2018 gets off to a colourful start through these artworks!

It’s been a year since we’ve been organising Eksentrika’s Art of the Day. Just like the previous months, January 2018 began with a nice colourful start! From flowers to pop culture references to mermaids, here are some of the best artworks that were submitted to us with some we hand picked ourselves from the Doodle Malaysia – Do you doodle? Facebook group. And ofcourse, how can we not forget Eksentrika’s Art of the Month for January 2018. Created painstakingly through colour pencils, it was no surprise when Fadzwan Wan‘s “Kedai Nyonya” was voted the most number of times by our...

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Artwork of an endangered rhino becomes Eksentrika’s Art of the Year 2017

After a week of voting process on our Instagram page, our readers have finally decided. Ladies and gentlemen, here’s Eksentrika’s Art of the Year 2017! Garnering a whopping 570 votes, Ivan Alexander Francis‘ artwork was of the black rhino, an endangered species. “I was always fascinated by rhinos. And it literally broke me when I found out that there aren’t that many left in Malaysia. “When I heard about the rhino in Malaysia that was ill and found out that there are only three Malaysian rhinos left, it gave me the drive I needed to complete it” Ivan who...

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Here are 12 best artworks for 2017 and you get to pick the winner!

Eksentrika’s Art of the Day began as a spur of the moment thing. It began with a sole aim to add local flavour and colour to the depressing state of the social media. We discovered that there are so many beautiful artworks being shared on a daily basis on the Doodle Malaysia – Do you doodle? Facebook group that we decided to showcase some of these talents on a daily basis on our Facebook and Instagram pages. And boy, we weren’t disappointed! Much of these artworks were selected by us with a handful submitted to us by the artists...

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Here are 8 reasons why you MUST watch Cao Yu’s Peking Man!

So, for the second time this year, The Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre (klpac) is set to stage another of Tsao Yu (or is it Cao Yu?) classic in the form of Peking Man! The last time around in April, it was Tsao Yu’s Thunderstorm, directed by Faridah Merican. Peking Man on the other hand will be directed by Malaysian born, Beijing based multiple award winning director, Dr Deric Gan who follows from his success of last year’s Richard III. Butttt why do you HAVE to watch it? Here are the reasons, according to the director himself! 1. Malaysia’s first...

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april, 2018

20apr5:00 pm- 11:00 amPoetry Café KL Youth Poetry Slam

21apr6:00 pm- 8:00 pmPARI PARI DI klpac

21apr8:30 pm- 10:00 pmintim sessions #7

26apr - 27apr 268:30 pmapr 27…And The Curtain Rises

27apr - 29apr 278:30 pmapr 29Bisikan Monsoon 风媒花与神兽

27apr - 29apr 278:30 pmapr 29The Working Dead Musical: Workshop Production