Media

PAIMAN IN THE MEDIA (SELECTION)

Since Paiman became active on the contemporary art scene in 1991, his work has been widely commented in the media.

Broadcasting:
  • BFM Radio, The Bigger Picture, interview on the “A la carte” show (50 min, Feb 2014) – http://www.bfm.my/a-la-carte-paiman.html
  • NTV 7, Coffee Break, “Malaysia 365 days of 2008”, (5 min, May 2009)
  • TV3, MHI: Point Blank, (10 min, Dec 2009)
  • Astro Television News, Major Award: Young Contemporaries 2002, (2 min, Feb 2003)
  • NHK, (Kyushu, Japan), Malaysian Artist: Azizan Paiman, (5 min, Sep 2003)
  • Radio RTM (Penang), Ais-Kirim Malaysia: Azizan Paiman (On air,), (20 min, Jun 2003)
  • RTM channel 1 television, Nusaria: Malaysia & Indonesia, (15 min, Jan 1999)
Articles:
  • Timeout Singapore, “Five artworks not to miss at the Singapore Biennale 2016, Rebecca Liew, October 28th, 2016
  • Channel News Asia, “Makeshift cafe”, Mayo Martin, October 27th, 2016
  • The Edge Financial Daily, “Art, Politics and Society”, Mae Chan, April 4th, 2016
  • ExpatGo, “Avant-garde art, Malaysian politics: Inventory exhibition by Paiman”, Avery de Witt, March 15, 2016
  • Malaysia Tatler, Art Focus, “Azizan Paiman on setting up Inventory”, Dian Pasquinal Kaur, March 1, 2016
  • The Star, Star 2, “Pieces of Paiman”, Terence Toh, February 28, 2016
  • NST, New Sunday Times (Malaysia), “Dishing up acrid wit”, Sarah NH Vogeler , March 30, 2014
  • Nanyang Siang Pau, “阿兹赞琶义曼 画作具政治批判”, February 2nd, 2014
  • Focus (Malaysia), “Paiman’s painted messages”, Marlina Azmi, February 18, 2014
  • The Star, Star 2, “Shades of Satire, Language of politics”, illustration on front page, Dinesh Kumar Maganathan, January 19, 2014
  • Times Out Kuala Lumpur, “Paiman steals your art”, Rachel Jena, October 30, 2012
  • Esquire Malaysia, “A Malaysian Artist A Day: Day 11: Nor Azizan Rahman Paiman”, Shawal Ras, August 12, 2012
  • Taiwan Contemporary Art Link, “Focus on Malaysia”, Gina Fairley, August 2, 2007 (http://www.taiwancontemporaryart.net/comments.php?artid=65)
  • The Art Newspaper, “Focus on Malaysia: Censorship, ethnic separation and Islamisation make the artist’s life edgy but it is a lively scene that looks to the international art world”, Gina Fairley, issue 182 (London & New York), July 26,2007
  • The Star (Malaysia), “How to see the whole truth”, Mas Zetti Atan, June 3, 2007
  • Asia Art Archive, “…and Malaysia?”, Dr Michelle Antoinette, (http:aaa.org.hk/newsletter.html) March 8, 2007
  • The Star (Malaysia), StarMag, “The Malaysian Presence”, Veronica S., January 22, 2006
  • The Star (Malaysia), StarMag, “A Most Worthy Art Form”, January 15, 2006
  • Berita Harian(Malaysia), Ikon, “Dua imaginasi unik Paiman & Ise”, Haswari Ali, April 16, 2005
  • New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Cartoon Characters, Defying attempts to categorize their works, artists Ise and Paiman prefer to leave it to the viewers to do interpretation”, Ruhayat X, April 14, 2005
  • The Edge (Malaysia), “Boy’s Own Adventures”, Laura Fan, April 11, 2005
  • Berita Harian, “Makna Tersirat Di sebalik Karya”, Shaidah Shafie, April 9, 2005
  • The Star (Malaysia), Metro, “Exhibition with a catchy theme”, Esther Chandran, April 5, 2005
  • The Star (Malaysia), “It’s all about money”, June 27, 2004
  • New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Delivering ice-cream with a message”, Himanshu Bhatt, June 27, 2004
  • The Star (Malaysia), Metro, “Artist sweetens live show with free ice-creams”, Siow Yuen Ching, June 22, 2004
  • The Star (Malaysia), “Wheeling with new experience”, J. Anu, August 15, 1999
  • Utusan Malaysia, “Pertahankan nilai budaya”, Kaswadi Yusoff, January 16, 1998
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “YCA explores many subject”, Ooi Kok Chuen, January 8, 1998
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “More byte with virtual art”, Ooi Kok Chuen, December 10, 1997
  • Utusan Malaysia, “Kemerdekaan, pameran solo peribadi”, Azman Ismail, August 23, 1997
  • “Marrying the two loves of his life”, Ooi Kok Chuen, New Straits Times (Malaysia), August 20, 1997
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Going solo in marriage”, August 19, 1997
  • The Star (Malaysia), “Exhibiting his true love for art”, Salina Khalid, August 12, 1997
  • Sun Magazine (Malaysia), “Paiman takes on life”, Sharifah Hamzah, July 8, 1997
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Young artist with a serious messages”, Vivian Loke, July 3, 1997
  • The Star (Malaysia), “Artist holds first solo exhibition”, Salina Khalid, June 27, 1997
  • Berita Harian (Malaysia), “Pelukis Malaysia menang hadiah Pearson-Lowe”, Karim Sulaiman from London, September 5, 1996
  • Sunday Star (Malaysia), “A positively artistic show of life”, J Anu, November 27, 1994
  • “Elusive Prize”, Ooi Kok Chuen, New Straits Times (Malaysia), November 6, 1994
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Stunning works of art in a diverse range of fibers”, Ooi Kok Chuen, August 6, 1994
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Strong Statements by young artist”, Ooi Kok Chuen, March 1, 1994
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Statement on state of the earth”, Ooi Kok Chuen, January 28, 1994
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Messages on the environment”, January 26, 1994
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Flow imagination and ideas in abstract”, K. Don Buddhsdasa, November 1, 1993
  • Sunday Star (Malaysia), “Art with insects and wood”, Lida Geh, April 18, 1993
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Spatial rhythms at an art exhibition”, Ooi Kok Chuen, April 13, 1993
  • The Star (Malaysia), “Artistry of youth”, Brigitte Rozario, September 22, 1992
  • The New Straits Times (Malaysia), “Strong, varied themes from our young artists”, Ooi Kok Chuen, September 4, 1992
Artful Provocateur - Azizan Paiman

Artful Provocateur – Azizan Paiman

Source: Senses of Malaysia – May – June 2016

Azizan Paiman in Senses of Malaysia

Azizan Paiman in Senses of Malaysia

Source: Senses of Malaysia – May – June 2016

Pieces of Azizan Paiman

Pieces of Azizan Paiman

Source: Malaysia national newspaper – dated 28th Feb 2016

the star cover -paiman 1Source: Malaysia national newspaper – The Star, Front page of Star Two dated 19/1/2014

Paiman featured in Star Two cover pageSource: Malaysia national newspaper – The Star, page 4 of Star Two dated 19/1/2014. Click here.

NST 30032014 - Azizan PaimanSource: Malaysia National newspaper – NST , dated 30/3/2014. Click here.

Azizan Paiman - Nanyang SiangpauSource: Malaysia National newspaper – Nanyang Siang Pau , dated 2/2/2014. Click here.

'A la carte' featured in TimeOut KL magazineSource: TimeOut magazine , dated 20/2/2014. Click here.

Source: BFM , dated 20/2/2014.

Also, check out Esquire Malaysia, featuring Paiman’s exhibition ‘A La Carte’. Click here.