• Reminiscing The Old Days Of Malaysia

    Reminiscing The Old Days Of Malaysia
    While we are always told to ‘move on’ and ‘take the next step’, while life is a lot about going forward and evolving, sometimes it’s nice to have a glance at the past to see how far we’ve come. Other times, it’s important to look further back into the times at how the older generation had paved way for us and our future. Today,...
  • Photobookclub Kuala Lumpur: "A photobook is a statement that indulges the audience with a personal level of intimacy"

    Photobookclub Kuala Lumpur: "A photobook is a statement that indulges the audience with a personal level of intimacy"
    In conjunction with Merdeka Day and Malaysia Day, Zontiga is holding the first ever Malaysian Photobook Exhibition, from 26 August to 18 September at Zontiga, Taman Paramount. This is also the start of the Malaysian Photobook Archive, an online record of photobooks across the country. With the aim to promote the love for photobooks, this event is in collaboration with the Photobookclub Kuala Lumpur...
  • Malaysia Independence Day: A Toast to Malaysian Photographers

    Malaysia Independence Day: A Toast to Malaysian Photographers
    This year marks the 65th anniversary of our independence. In conjunction with our Merdeka Day, we at Zontiga would like to give a shout-out to a few of our dear Malaysian photographers and highlight some of Malaysian works that showcases the beauty of our country.
  • Pride Month: Queer Visibility Radically Reimagined

    Pride Month: Queer Visibility Radically Reimagined
    In honour of Pride Month this June, where the world’s LGBTQ+ communities come together and celebrate the freedom to be themselves, this article highlights four publications that offers a peek into the lives of several members of the community. These publications feature artists who have radically reimagined queer visibility in the world.
  • International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women Photographers

    International Women’s Day: Celebrating Women Photographers
    The month of March has long been dedicated to women as a chance to recognize women’s varied and often under-recognized accomplishments throughout history. This March, as we embrace gender equity, we also celebrate the undeniable strength, capability and uniqueness of women. So here are some books that offer a peek into life from the unique perspective of several women photographers.
  • Open Mind, Open Eyes: Insights Into The Creative Processes Of Photographers

    Open Mind, Open Eyes: Insights Into The Creative Processes Of Photographers
    This article picks out 5 books from Zontiga’s ‘Open Mind, Open Eyes’ collection that would offer an insight into the creative processes and practices of some of the greatest photographers of all time; including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Joel Meyerowitz, Ansel Adams and many more.
  • Japan's Explorative Culture of the Photobook

    Japan's Explorative Culture of the Photobook
    Photobook is a key form of artistic expression for Japanese photographers. It is not only the photographs that act as the medium of communication; the design of the book – from image placement, cover design, printing and the reading experience – all play vital roles in delivering a message or concept across. It provides the opportunity to live with the work, enjoy, touch and experience the photographs.
  • Take a second look: Brian Fouhy’s amusing perspective of everyday things

    Take a second look: Brian Fouhy’s amusing perspective of everyday things
    Have you ever encountered a piece of art or body of work — on subjects that are so common in our daily lives yet easily overlooked — and wondered ‘I see this subject every day but I’ve never thought of it like this before’? Artist Brian Fouhy is one who creates works that make us ponder upon that question all day.
  • Open Mind, Open Eyes: Rediscovering Beauty In The Overlooked

    Open Mind, Open Eyes: Rediscovering Beauty In The Overlooked
    From Zontiga’s ‘Open Mind, Open Eyes’ collection, this article picks out 5 books that illustrate the wonders of photographing everyday life. They demonstrate the possibility of finding beauty in the commonly overlooked. Perhaps it is through photographing the streets that these photographers find their position in the events that are happening around them.
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