Lilly Metom 

Artist Statement:
“Grooming Kumang II’ depicts a young Iban maiden, who’s getting ready for the Gawai Dayak celebration (i.e. an annual festival celebrated by the Dayaks in Sarawak ). The term ‘Kumang’ refers to the legendary deity of the Iban, whose essence of beauty and weaving talent is the inspiration of the Iban substance.

 

Exhibitions:


9th Dec 2016 - 8th February 2017
“Cultural Splendour 2016”, Galleria at Wesberly House, Kuching

7th  April 2017 - 18th May 2017
‘Feel Us’ Art Exhibition, Sarawak Artists Society’s 32nd Annual Art Exhibition, Saradise Gallery, Kuching

16th - 18th May 2017
“International Hornbill Conference 2017”, Riverside Majestic Hotel, Kuching

20th - 22nd May 2017

Art for Conservation Exhibition, with Wildlife Conservation Society, Hilton Hotel, Kuching

13th - 18th July 2017

“Rimba Sarawak” Art Exhibition, in conjunction with Rainforest World Music Festival, Hilton Hotel, Kuching

5th - 31st August 2017

“Merdeka: Unity & Diversity” in conjunction with Malaysia’s 60th Independence Day Celebration, Creative Space at Galeri Potret, Balai Seni Visual Negara, .

Title: Grooming Kumang II
Medium: Oil on canvas

Size: 100cm (H) x 80cm (w)