Creative Expression Through Art

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Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Almarhom Sultan Iskandar debuts her inaugural solo exhibition in an intimate set up. Explosions of colour greeted guests as they entered the hallway that led to the inaugural solo exhibition of Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah binte Almarhom Sultan Iskandar, Tunku Puteri Johor. The intimate event, hosted by Datuk Seri Farah Khan at her residence, was the debut of Tunku Kamariah’s By The Illumination of the Moon art exhibition, a splendid self-curated set of art works that are a mix of sound, light and felt pen. …

By The Illumination Of The Moon: Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah’s First Solo Art Exhibition

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This article was first published by Koyyi Chin on April 3, 2021 for Tatler Malaysia. Hosted by Dato’ Seri Farah Khan in her splendid home, Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah and other esteemed guests were visibly in awe of Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah’s vibrant illustrations as they roamed both the hallways as well as inside the residence itself where every corner was tastefully decorated with the artist’s colourful, whimsical creations. Named By The Illumination Of The Moon, the Johor princess’ first self-curated exhibition featured four themes—Life, …

By the Illumination of the Moon

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Critical Reflection of The Inaugural Exhibition by Tunku Kamariah Mahmood Iskandar, Written by Zena Khan Zena Khan holds a Masters in Curating Contemporary Art from Royal College of Art, London, and specialises in Malaysian Contemporary Art. For over a century, Surrealism as a genre of art has provided artists a vehicle through which they may uncover and communicate both the state of society as well as their own Self. Through the use of fantastical, dreamy imagery, often with the aid of various mediums, artists working in Surreal tendencies generate creative …

By the Illumination of the Moon

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A Self-Curated Exhibition of the Works of Her Highness Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah binte Almarhom Sultan Iskandar, Tunku Puteri Johor About the Exhibition By the Illumination of the Moon is the first self-curated exhibition of the artist, Her Highness Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah binte Almarhom Sultan Iskandar, Tunku Puteri Johor. The exhibition collates a Series of Four: Life, Love, Drama, and Tradition, and presents the lens through which to view the artist’s perspective on these expansive themes… where imagination meets reality and the soul aligns with the love …

Freedom by Moonlight

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This article was first published by Diana Khoo on March 29, 2021 for The Edge, Option. Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, the Tunku Puteri of Johor, debuts her self-curated exhibition, By the Illumination of the Moon One woman, 37 artworks, exhibited at a private venue for one day only. Unusual, yes, but then again Her Highness Tunku Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, the Tunku Puteri of Johor, has always marched to the beat of her own drum. The eldest child of the late Sultan Iskandar of Johor and Enche Besar Khalsom …

Silent Auctions: Artwork by HRH Princess Kamariah

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HRH Princess Kamariah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah, The Princess Royal of Johor, Malaysia is the sister to HM The Queen of Malaysia and HM The Sultan of Johor. Princess Kamariah always had a penchant for the arts. Throughout her life, she has had exposure to various art forms and mediums including contemporary art, figurative art, collages, and textiles (batik & prints).  Many of her creations channel her philosophical views on beauty & love, freedom & happiness, and feminism. As her artwork is an expression and the mirror of her bold and …

JoinJade Ambassador Voices

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This article was first published by JoinJade in 2019 for Asian Liver Center at Stanford Center Peking University. The Asian Liver Center is proud to partner with our passionate JoinJade Ambassadors who work to stop hepatitis B and liver cancer by spreading the message in schools, at work or through social media. [1] Meredith Fenyo, Menlo High School student, helped dispel hepatitis B stigma through her Post-It project. [2] Aiman Hakim Ridza, Malaysian Actor/Singer, encouraged his one million Instagram followers to build a global support network for hep B carriers …

Embracing Autism

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This article was first published by Kasmiah Mustapha on May 28, 2019 for New Straits Times. TEN years ago, Noraza Yusof embarked on a painful and lonely journey to understand autism. After her son Mohammad was diagnosed with the condition, she was looking for answers that could help him. However, the lack of awareness and support groups in Malaysia at that time made it impossible. When her son’s condition was confirmed, she and her husband still did not know in detail what to expect. The only advice she received was …