b. 1997, Malaysia
The artist is inspired by memories, experiences, and the environment that catches his eye, and every work is a result of the moment. He is always intrigued by the beauty of textures, lines, forms, gestures, and colours based on the subject.
The work initiates and takes its structure from a rudimentary visual gesture, a scrawl, a mark, and a scratch. Emphasising the process, the artist plays with swiftness and imperfection in the work and exposes his process of discovery through the mark-making. The physical and emotional process of creation and renders a delicate balance between body, memory, and psychology. The final result here is an expression of the artist’s own self-reflection.
Nazhan Fikri is an emerging young artist who graduated with a BA in Fine Arts from Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Shah Alam. As a young artist, he has joined numerous art exhibitions in Malaysia. He has won several art awards and was recently awarded a Vice Chancellor’s Award for his BA in Fine Arts Degree.